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HAVE THEY GONE TOO FAR WITH THE KAREN MASK?

Los Angeles-based artist Jason Adcock has started selling custom-made Karen facemasks on his Etsy page for the price of $180. 

The product description reads: ‘The scariest thing you can be on Halloween!!!! Full head latex mask with hair.  Sculpted, molded, cast, and painted.’

The masks feature Karen’s face contorted into a fit of rage, with yellowing teeth, red eyes and blotchy skin. 

‘I was quarantining at home and wanted to make a new mask. I just started sculpting, and out came Karen,’ Adcock told Vice about how he came up with the idea for the masks. 

‘I’ve spent most of my life working retail in the cosmetics industry, so I have seen countless Karens in their natural habitat.’ 

Adcock says he has received some hate mail over his controversial creations. 

‘I have gotten a few death threats, a lot of people saying it’s racist, or that I should be disgusted with myself,’ he stated. 

‘But if the one thing you’re pressed up about right now is a rubber Halloween mask of an angry lady, you need to wake up!’ 

Each mask takes up to four weeks to complete, so those hoping to wear one on October 31 will have to place their order soon. 

However, there are a number of other retailers selling items to transform party-goers into an authentic-looking Karen.

One Amazon retailer is selling a ‘I Want To Speak To The Manager’ sweatshirt, whilst an Etsy store is stocking a blonde, asymmetrical style wig known for being the stereotypical Karen hairstyle. 

Last year, YouTube star Sierra Schultzzie won praise for dressing up as a Karen, complete with a similar blonde wig and 2000s-style sunglasses.