[Warning: this article contains language that some readers may find offensive.] Over the past week or so, Australia has been gripped by the cultural phenomenon that is “Bunnings Karen”. The cantankerous, middle-aged woman (real name Kerry Nash) who went viral after she abused and insulted staff at the hardware chain for refusing to wear a mask in-store.
And now none other than the legendary ‘Chopper’ Read has added his unique take on it, unveiling his very own ad in celebration of Karen’s efforts.
It’s not the real Mark ‘Chopper’ Read, of course (who passed away in 2013), rather his alter ego, comedian Heath Franklin who continues to make a healthy living impersonating the ex-crim and standover man.
In the ad, ‘Chopper’ extols such handy tips as “if you want to do that crazy shit, go to Mitre 10′ and “we just want you to buy a hammer and f@ck off”.
Check out the fun below. But again, B&T does warn it’s very, very sweary.
Not that Chopper’s the first comic to have a bit of fun with the debacle, last week B&T reporting on TikToker Zach Mander’s witty take on things. Check it out.
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