‘Normal night for Black man in America’: Ex-NFL star Terrell Owens posts video of heated exchange with 'Karen'

In the video recorded by him, a woman can be heard telling the cops that Owens 'rolled down his window and started harassing' her


                            ‘Normal night for Black man in America’: Ex-NFL star Terrell Owens posts video of heated exchange with 'Karen'
Terrell Owens uploaded a video of dispute with woman in his neighborhood (Michael Dodge/Getty Images and @terrellowens/ Instagram)
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Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Terrell Owens recently uploaded a video of him getting into a heated argument with a woman in his neighborhood on the night of August 3, with cops coming to the scene. In the video recorded by him, a woman can be heard telling the cops that Owens had "rolled down his window and started harassing me.”

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Owens posted a 11-minute video on his Instagram on August 3 that had his and the woman's account of the argument, along with a cop showing up at the scene with caption, "KAREN IS REAL!!!! Wow!! JUST A NORMAL NIGHT OF BEING A BLACK MAN IN AMERICA. I want to say I can’t believe it but y’all know what it is." The heated exchange started when the woman allegedly yelled at Owens and accused him of speeding while driving to his mailbox, according to Fox News. Owens said to the cops, "I’m driving to my mailbox, she’s telling me that I’m speeding. Telling me to slow down." To which the woman said accused Owens of running a stop sign, almost hitting her with the car. She further said, "I asked him to slow down, and he got out of his car and he started harassing me," and added, "You didn’t have to get out of your f---ing car. You’re a Black man approaching a White woman." 

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After the end of the video, cops reportedly left the scene, and it appears neither Owens, who has been out of the NFL since 2010, nor the woman were charged with a crime. As per TMZ, “The parties were separated, and the situation resolved,” the Broward County Sheriff’s Office said of the situation.

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The video, which has over a lakh views, soon made waves on social media. One wrote, "You’re a Black man approaching a White woman"??? Nuff said... she certainly earned her Karen status. Stay up bro!!" Another said, "It's crazy we sre still going through issues like this as African Americal people. We can't see to escape it. We have to deal with it out in public."

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