Are you looking for where to watch Karen? BET’s new social media-inspired thriller starring Orange is the New Black star Taryn Manning has had social media buzzing for a while. Can you stream the Karen movie on Netflix?
If you’ve been active on social media throughout this past year, you’ve probably heard people mentioning the term “Karen.” A “Karen” is a term coined to refer to, usually, white, middle-aged women that lash out at non-white people. During the pandemic, people have also used the term to refer to women who give minimum wage workers a hard time, especially while enforcing mask policies.
For those who are actually named Karen, you might want to skip this one out if you don’t want to feel like you’re a villain! That said, calling someone a “Karen” or joking about people with the “can I speak to the manager” haircut has been a meme online for several years. It just went into the mainstream during the COVID lockdown and rise of social justice protests.
The new film, simply titled Karen, is a BET thriller about a racist white woman named Karen (Manning) who starts harassing her new Black neighbors and does whatever she can to get them kicked out of the neighborhood. If you’re interested in watching, keep reading for all the details on where to watch Karen.
Where to watch Karen: Is the new movie streaming on Netflix?
The made-for-TV film is set to premiere tonight, September 14 at 10:00 p.m. EST on BET, but if you don’t have cable you might be wondering if the movie is available to watch on Netflix.
Right now, Karen is not streaming on Netflix, although it could end up there in the future. Since ViacomCBS owns BET, it seems more likely that the film will go to Paramount+.
Where to watch Karen: Can you watch it at home?
That said, even though you can’t watch Karen on Netflix, you do have options. The movie is available to rent or purchase from digital retailers like Vudu, Google Play, and Amazon. It is available to rent for $3.99, or you can buy it for $9.99.