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A white woman issued a heartbreaking apology after a viral video showed her accusing a Filipino man of breaking the law because he was writing Black Lives Matter on a wall off his San Francisco property.
Lisa Alexander, who is the executive director of makeup company La Face Skincare, was dubbed ‘Karen’ after the images showed her confrontation with James Juanillo.
She issued a statement on Sunday saying she regretted disrespecting the man and that she should have taken care of her own affairs.
Juanillo, who appears as Jaimetoons on Twitter, posted the video of the meeting on Friday, which has been retweeted more than 159,000 times.
He was marking the slogan on his wall when Alexander approached him and said he was breaking the law. He also insisted that he was not the owner of the property and claimed that he knew who lived there.
“I want to apologize directly to Mr. Juanillo,” Alexander said in a statement.
“There are not enough words to describe how sorry I am for being disrespectful to him last Tuesday when I made the decision to question him about what he was doing in front of his house.”
Lisa Alexander, pictured, accused James Juanillo of defacing private property
Lisa Alexander, pictured, accused James Juanillo of defacing private property of a person she knew but he had really only written on the wall of his own San Francisco home
Alexander, who is white and the CEO of makeup company La Face Skincare, issued a statement saying that she was sorry she had disrespected James Juanillo and that she should have minded her own business
Juanillo, who identifies as Jaimetoons on Twitter, posted the video of the encounter on Friday which has been retweeted more than 159,000 times. He claimed Alexander lied and said she knew who lived in his home during the encounter which happened Tuesday
Lisa c Alexander claims that she did not realize were racist
The woman goes on to say that, since the incident, she learned that her actions were those of someone who is not “aware of the harm caused by being ignorant and naive in the face of racial inequalities.”
“When I watch the video, I am surprised and saddened by the way I behaved,” she says. “It was a lack of respect for Mr. Juanillo and I deeply regret it.”
Alexander claims that she did not realize at the time that her actions were “racist” and that she had learned a “painful lesson”.
“I am carefully analyzing the meaning of white privilege and I am committed to growing from this experience,” she adds, offering to meet with Juanillo for coffee, so that he can continue “learning, growing and being a better person.”
Lisa C Alexander asking, ‘Is this your property
The video starts with Alexander asking, ‘Is this your property?’ as a white man with her stands apart and also films the interaction.
‘I’m asking you if this is your property?’ she says again.
Juanillo had chalked Black Lives Matter onto the wall in front of his house
‘Why are you asking that?’ Juanillo responds.
“Because this is private property, sir,” responds the man with Alexander. ‘So are you disfiguring private property or is this your house? You are free to express your opinions but not the property of the people.
Alexander continues standing in front of Juanillo and says: “It’s just respect.”
‘Your signal is good. This is not the way to do it, ” he adds, referring to the ongoing Black Lives Matter protests.
As the couple does not seem to believe that Juanillo can live in the house, she asks: ‘If I lived here and it was my property, would it be alright? And you don’t know if I live here.
Make up designer Lisa Alexander stopped on the street to approach a man who she believed was writing on private property. James Juanillo recorded the interaction in which he was berated by Alexander and a white man named Robert as they claimed he didn’t own his house
Lisa C Alexander Quick Facts
- Lisa Alexander, a white woman who called cops on a Filipino man who chalked Black Lives Matter on his own property, has apologized
- Alexander, branded a ‘Karen’ for the incident, says she should have minded her own business when she accused James Juanillo of breaking the law
- The woman, who is CEO of makeup company La Face Skincare, issued a statement saying that she was sorry that she had disrespected Juanillo
- Alexander is heard in a video of the incident, telling the man that he has defaced private property and claimed that she knows the person who lives there
- Juanillo, identified as Jaimetoons on Twitter, posted the video of the encounter which has been retweeted more than 159,000 times
- He claims that after Alexander called police about his alleged illegal activity, cops came by in a squad car, but never even got out