Dominos Pizza’s latest promotion offering “good” Karens a chance to win free pizza has come under fire. The pizza franchise launched the competition on Tuesday, offering 100 Kiwis named Karen the chance to win free pizza via the company’s Facebook page. But people have taken to social media to criticise the company for poorly understanding the context of the “Karen” meme. The name Karen has become an insult for a woman perceived as entitled or demanding. READ MORE:We are not accountable for historic injustices Jailed for repeatedly targetting delivery drivers to get food and cashSmall north-west Auckland area flourishing with pizza shops A common stereotype is that of a white woman who uses her privilege to demand her own way at the expense of others. In 2020, the name Karen has become synonymous with white women who call police on people of colour in the United States. Complaints on Domino’s Facebook post focused on the privilege usually afforded to “Karens”. “Dominos New Zealand, I would like to speak to your manager, please! I cannot believe the ignorance displayed in this post and the narrative you are trying to spin on this. There is so much context missing from this and… Read full this story
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