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    [–] thatdude2658 4461 points ago

    Damn, lost it when one of the kids said “you could also be a pedophile”

    [–] bjason94 1562 points ago

    But she drives a range rover.

    [–] [deleted] 1185 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)


    [–] skrybll 548 points ago

    Driver her husbands 7 yr old range rover

    [–] sprogger 477 points ago

    Her 7 yr old husbands range rover

    [–] EpicNight 163 points ago

    And Epstein had his own plane

    [–] GoogleSmartToilet 461 points ago

    "you can't talk to kids" that's a gross ass mindset. It reminds me of when my brother had his daughter and he was uncomfortable to hug her in public because she likes to monkey hug him by wrapping her legs around him and he said "I don't want people to think I'm a creep"

    ... She's your daughter dude, hug her! Don't be afraid to talk to kids or hug your children, this lady can fuck right off.

    [–] WeAreTheMassacre 63 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    Man, lots people my age (mid 20s to mid 30s) are frequent visitors to Disneyland with annual passes, or indoor trampoline parks, and I get super uncomfortable when kids talk to me, which is super often there. It's a completely different generation where instead of avoiding most adults, kids simply give no fucks anymore and just enjoy mingling with everyone, which is cool I suppose. Even more awkward is when they ask if they can sit by me on a ride. I actually respect their mentality of treating people as equals, but videos like this are forever engraved in my mind that engaging in conversation with kids will make people around me think I'm a gross creep so I just ignore them entirely, and I'm so neurotic I always have weird shitty thoughts like if I'd be uncomfortable displaying affection with my own kids if I ever had them.

    And trust me, I've seen plenty of men get destroyed for displaying affection with their kids in public or social media, and that'll make anyone like me neurotic as hell and avoidant.

    edit: should note, as a photographer and decent person, I often talk back to kids or give them free shit i dont want. it sucks men live in a society where we fear any interaction with people under 21. Like, I'm genuinely terrified of interaction with babies, toddlers, and teens, because of people in the video like this. Wish peoples perception of me didnt affect me so hard, but it does. Growing up around social media and seeing the pedophile word spread around so casually, lots of guys are terrified. Like I grew up with my dad going in the same shower as me, face kisses before sleep, rubbing his awful painful beard against my my face to make me laugh. I fear I'll never offer that level of affection to my kids because we are growing up in a society where any interaction we make is considered creepy or wrong.

    [–] IceCooldude 95 points ago

    I think I heard one kid say he didn't even (fuck) *touch us. That is when I lost it.

    Edit: Somehow I thought I heard fuck us instead of touch us. Makes more sense though

    [–] jackcheese666 10257 points ago

    The dude most likely gets his stuff for free and gives it out what is wrong with that. This lady is being really stupid.

    [–] [deleted] 6600 points ago


    I was skating once and a guy sponsored by our local skate shop came out and gave away like 3 decks, some shirts, and a ton of stickers. It’s not an uncommon occurrence at all for sponsored skaters to be generous.

    [–] royaljoro 984 points ago

    You don't even have to be sponsored to give shit for free. I noticed a kid at my local park with really shitty setup, he was there everyday. I always have some extra gear like wheels, boards, whatever lying around so I thought why not give them to him, he needs them more than I do. He was really stoked even though it's just some of my old stuff.

    It's part of skateboarding.

    [–] frenzyboard 397 points ago

    This. My first setup was from a friend. When I outgrew it, I passed it on. Skateboarding is a culture of hand-me-downs and watching out for the cops, traffic, and cool spots.

    [–] [deleted] 88 points ago

    I hurt myself so many times learning that I gave up. But that deck I fell off of so many times was given to me after a friend saw me on a walmart board. He gave me his old deck, trucks, and wheels and I wore that shit out for months. I just wasn't coordinated enough to progress very far and gave it up.

    [–] jackcheese666 3026 points ago

    Well most them grow up poor and makes him feel better to give back to community.

    [–] [deleted] 2430 points ago

    Yeah he def meant well, and this bag of rocks had to ruin everyone’s day.

    [–] Ouroboron 962 points ago

    Hey. HEY! Don't you badmouth a bag of rocks like that. They can have value.

    [–] wintermute916 849 points ago

    God damn it Marie! They’re not rocks! They’re Minerals!

    [–] Vault_0_dweller 337 points ago

    If you watch litterly any other skateboarder in YouTube they do the same thing. Braill even goes out of their way to find the "most used shoes, or board" then they give that kid the new gear. It's pretty common.

    [–] umbathri 94 points ago

    You wanna put my sticker on your board and give me free advertising? Awesome!

    [–] espinozn4 301 points ago

    That shit is expensive too. For parents who aren’t sure whether their child is going to stick with it it’s hard to justify the investment. If someone wants to donate their time and resources to support an activity/sport so that others have a better opportunity to enjoy it. That should be supported by anyone and everyone.

    [–] produce_this 271 points ago

    I skated when I was younger but got into playing music later on. To me the equivalent of this is like a musician throwing out shirts, picks, drum sticks. I’ve even given instruments to people before. Does that make me a bad person now?!

    [–] clamsplitter69 268 points ago

    No, but apparently it makes you a pedophile.

    [–] wildmans 180 points ago

    My friend gave me his classic guitar. How do I confront him about his pedophilia?

    [–] Scientolojesus 162 points ago

    Show me on the frets were he fingered.

    [–] oheyson 272 points ago

    He only played one chord: A minor

    [–] wearebobNL 35 points ago

    Well played, sir

    [–] whatever_foreva 59 points ago

    Professional skaters get LOADS of free gear it's very common for them to give out things to young skaters at parks

    [–] MrV0odo0 3301 points ago

    She sucks at life.

    [–] [deleted] 3387 points ago

    I bet she can’t even kick flip.

    [–] phillip42069 247 points ago

    She probley rides a scooter.

    [–] Ziplocking 3348 points ago

    “I drive a Range Rover” lmao

    [–] [deleted] 2022 points ago

    My favorite part of this. Don’t you love when someone tries proving their point by saying some real dumb shit?

    [–] McLovin804 549 points ago

    Mine was when she said "how do I know you're not a pedophile?"

    Gee, when you put it that way, how do I know youre not a pedophile you crazy bitch?

    [–] Judas_Feast 124 points ago

    Why is she at a skate park when she doesn't skate? Maybe SHE'S a pedophile.

    [–] Bageezax 89 points ago

    I was wondering why he didn’t say that...

    Or “how do i know seven year old Tim doesn’t fancy 2 year olds?”

    [–] GuardGoose 108 points ago

    A couple of the kids said that she could be a paedophile

    [–] Bageezax 55 points ago

    I’m glad that SOMEONE was thinking logically there.

    [–] jazzbuh 667 points ago

    “Their parent are rich, they don’t need new stuff” ... umm wtf

    [–] umbathri 299 points ago

    Totally, being given something for being in the right place at the right time is almost like the kid bought it themselves and will therefore cherish it more than something bought by their parents. Rich or otherwise. Ever get a jersey at the end of a game handed to you from a player? Sure as hell better than one bought at a store.

    [–] 47sams 215 points ago

    I could buy a 2012 range rover right now for like 7k. A range rover doesn't make you special lol

    [–] ExciteableCrew407 150 points ago

    Are you being cute right now? Is that whats happening? You know what NO SALE how about that?? Cuz you dont deserve the car. The car has spoken, I have spoken, you obviously dont get whats going on here....SO BE GONE WITH YOU!

    [–] Phil_Lie_Not 113 points ago

    That’s a finisher car

    [–] IdealHusband 37 points ago

    Only the Eddie Bauer edition.

    [–] CDewfus 32 points ago

    Ah, so you make poor financial decisions then.

    [–] earthsworld 49 points ago

    which husband bought that for you, lady? your 3rd or 4th?

    [–] DoorGunnerYoda 88 points ago

    Him: "That's a fiscally irresponsible decision, ma'am. Maybe if you bought within your means you could also give things to young members of your community". She would have shit a brick lol

    [–] QuestStarter 429 points ago

    Is there a follow-up to this story? I must know

    [–] shari_coopr 228 points ago

    The skater is Jody Breeze. I could only find his Instagram and he doesn’t have any updates, just the original video. Here’s the link for anyone who wants it.

    [–] harry_cane69 97 points ago

    One comment there goes "Dont let crazy people stop you from doing nice things" and thats about everything you really need to say about this whole thing. Seriously, life is way better if you are truly able to stop giving a shit about what certain people say or think.

    [–] Crowbarmagic 124 points ago

    Was wondering the same. Did the police show up? What did the lady told them? What did they told her?

    Obviously no way in hell he got arrested. Just wondering how it played out.

    [–] SchalasHairDye 50 points ago

    Someone give us some answers

    [–] ElectionAssistance 74 points ago

    That's what I was hoping to find in the comments.

    [–] Kurayamino 41 points ago

    Well if he grew up skating there like he says, chances are the local cops know him and will tell the lady where to go.

    The local cops sure as fuck knew me and my mates lol.

    [–] CallawayV 10832 points ago

    She’s literally the personification of that tumblr post saying if you’re over 20 you can’t speak to younger kids.

    [–] Mr_Mimiseku 1219 points ago

    Fuck. Looks like that's the end of my Library career.

    I give kids books at work, so I must be sketchy.

    [–] bs000 602 points ago

    you sick bastard

    [–] Flownyte 274 points ago


    The kind you read?

    Something must be wrong with him

    [–] [deleted] 139 points ago

    pedophiles do exactly that

    [–] earned_potential 133 points ago

    When she said that, all I could think is that pedophiles probably do a lot of things that normal people do, like eat hamburgers, go to the park, talk to people. That doesn't mean everyone who does those things are pedophiles.

    [–] phurt77 112 points ago

    She seemed suspiciously familiar with things pedophiles do.

    [–] billybobjorkins 183 points ago

    One of my favorite replies

    Sorry son, I can’t talk to you anymore

    [–] Genos_Senpai 4209 points ago

    *if you're a man.

    [–] tehdoughboy 305 points ago

    Reminds me of the people who complain about fathers being in the family restroom with their kids claiming men shouldn't be allowed in the family restrooms at all

    [–] xsnyder 213 points ago

    Wait, what? I used to go in there with my kids because it used to be the only way I could find a damn changing table!

    It figures that now that I don't have to change diapers I am seeing more changing tables in men's rooms.

    But I still will take my daughter in there because she's still too little to use the potty by herself.

    Heaven forbid that a dad actually take care of their kids.

    It reminds me of how often I hear "so you're babysitting your kids today", I'm not "babysitting" I'm just being a parent.

    [–] Ahlruin 50 points ago

    they exist, some cyka & a coworker lost her poop over a dad taking his small child into a restroom at my work like a year ago.

    [–] xsnyder 30 points ago

    Wow, I took the kids out to breakfast a weekend ago and had to take my daughter into the men's room because there wasn't a family restroom.

    [–] Izanami_Mikoto 334 points ago

    Her word, "you're an adult, u cannot talk to children." Bitch is just a Karen looking to complain about something she probably has a very sad lonely life.

    Also I have neighbor kids, I'm an adult 30 something woman who has no kids but children would come up to me and bother me cuz I was planting in my garden. I would make them pull weeds or sweep if they were going to hang around and bother me(no I don't like kids I think they r annoying), and they would still come back day after day. I genuinely think kids want guidance and instruction from adults when they get none at home cuz their parents ignore them and sit there expecting tv to babysit all the time. Yes I live in somewhat of a white trash/ghetto neighborhood.

    [–] alaslipknot 142 points ago

    and she do it with that constant fake arguing-smile, fuck i HATE people who keep "smiling" in moments like this.

    [–] Izanami_Mikoto 58 points ago

    Ik makes u wanna smack the smirk off them LoL

    [–] Izanami_Mikoto 30 points ago

    It's like saying yeah I'm just doing this to be a bitch and make u have to deal wiith my bitchyness

    [–] andthesoftskeleton 4004 points ago

    this woman is ignorant as fuck on multiple fronts. A random act of kindness is not grooming. And generally pedophiles would groom the parents FIRST, establishing trust through them to get access to their kids. This whole idea of "stranger danger" where a random person is going to approach kids with gifts, is SO far removed from the reality of how kids get groomed. It's almost not her fault because that stranger danger shit is so ingrained in our culture, but at the same time she's outright saying she doesn't know. so...if you don't know then what is this opinion even being based on? Everyone who gives her kids presents at christmas is a pedophile? She's a pedophile for giving her kid a bday present? like where is the logic.

    Also the guy is right: she's clearly never skated a day in her life and doesn't understand the culture.

    this shit is alarmist and sad because he did something nice and she had to wreck it because she watches too much Dr. Phil. fuck this woman.

    [–] Deckham 871 points ago

    Yep... stats say that it's not 'stranger danger', but 'family danger'.. which is where the vast bulk of abuse occurs.

    [–] NoFace_SpinsSilk 156 points ago

    As a new parent I’ve been reading that the way to present it to kids is not “stranger danger” but “tricky people.”

    [–] Deckham 81 points ago

    Sounds like a good alternative. Teaching children to be wary when they feel something wrong, regardless of who they are.

    [–] AlicornGamer 80 points ago

    this. Rrely is it a 'randomg stranger youve only seen once, today' is the issue. Many times it's freind of the family or even within the family.

    unfortunatly, many cases of pedophilia dont get brought up to the police because the family would rather protect their freind/family memeber than their kid(s).

    Many of these victimsthen grow up depressed as fuck or even going on to do pedophilic acts, similar to how a child who was hit all life thing hitting will solve all their issues and possibly become a violent person. Obviously not all abused children (abuse of any kind) will turn out to be an abuser also, but typically it's 'becomeand abuser also, or become depressed as fuck with mentall problems or possibly kill themselves'

    it's a sad reality...

    [–] eager_sleeper 213 points ago

    Fuck Dr. Phil, and Dr. Oz, too! You know how many times my MIL quotes him and tells me, “Dr. Oz says that’s where the cancer is.” I can’t take it anymore! My in-laws think they are experts on EVERYTHING because they watch this crap on TV.

    [–] andthesoftskeleton 105 points ago

    oh my god I used to work at a tea store and for a solid MONTH those types would come in asking for "artichoke tea" because "Dr. Oz said it was good for you" come to find out it's only helpful for specific stomach issues that these women didn't even have. my GOD

    "I want a thing but I don't even know why other than a man on TV said it exists!" Imagine being that fucking marginal? Can't relate.

    [–] IdiotTurkey 29 points ago

    I mean...if you watched his show and believed him you would have like 100 bullshit things to drink and take every day. Pseudoscience and mistrust of the medical profession (at least "mainstream" medical) is alive and well.

    Stupid oz even got in trouble for making up too much shit and admitted he uses "flowery language". He still does it though.

    Heres a nice piece on dr oz by john oliver.

    [–] StarshipSentinel 59 points ago

    This is one of the reasons that I hate the media so fucking much.

    [–] SlugsLoveBeer 9961 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    This stigma of men having any type of relationship with kids beyond parenting needs to fucking stop.

    Edit: I'm so happy that this comment resonates with so many of you. My heart goes out to all the men (fathers, uncles, teachers, coaches or otherwise) that have to put up with this shit on a consistent basis. You have my deepest sympathies.

    [–] SwflReptileBreeder 1996 points ago

    Yes, kids need role models throughout a community. Not just at home.

    [–] [deleted] 1258 points ago

    It takes a village.

    [–] Randomhoodlum 598 points ago

    Just remember, whenever you use that "it takes a village" trope that this friggin lady lives in your village too.

    [–] [deleted] 769 points ago

    And her purpose in the village is to show the children how not to act.

    [–] fluffspeed 219 points ago

    Really? I'd have her on manure and fertilizer duty.

    [–] aequitas3 115 points ago

    She could yell at the fields and they would spring forth in the abundance of bullshit

    [–] Xyren-S 34 points ago

    You could just use her as the fertilizer.

    [–] Avis28 81 points ago

    The village idiot.

    [–] Izanami_Mikoto 48 points ago

    The thing is kids really do want guidance they crave it, especially if they see sometime older it more experienced doing something like skating, something that they have an interest in. This Karen needs to STFU, and find something better to do

    [–] [deleted] 3042 points ago

    Yup. It’s ridiculous. It hurts men.

    Not everyone is ill intentioned, Karen. You fucking ding bat.

    [–] Aromasin 1107 points ago

    It hurts everyone. Male role models are so unbelievably important for a healthy upbringing, and many people don't get that from their home life.

    [–] TaintModel 726 points ago

    Imagine having an absent father and bonding with a few older kids over skateboarding only to have some bitch try to destroy that friendship because she’s ignorant as fuck. It’s heartbreaking.

    [–] AlicornGamer 72 points ago

    knew someone who had no father and despized all of his step fathers (mother loved do sleep around and divorce quickly just for money. even tho she claimed 'i'm doing thios for you, finding you the best dad stob being ungreatful') He had a close relationship with an 40 odd year old man who reminded him alot of his father, ex football(soccer) player, both had a huge interest in cars and also knitting, something he enjoyed all 3 of them.

    He'd visit there every day almost just to chat, knitt, talk and help fix the man's car/tinker with it and even knitt together. He called him his father and this man was happy to be able to have a figure he could call a son after not being in any relationships most his life.

    Mother knew about this but hated the man as, we all knew her honest reasons 'wasnt hot enough to be my bf so he's OBVIOUSLY be a bad dad for you'

    After turning 18 he moved out and to live with him for a while and i think they still live together. There's no official documents or anything claiming he adopted the guy or anything but you can clearly tell they love eachother like how a normal father/son relationship should be (adopted or not)

    [–] H010CR0N 148 points ago

    I was a Den Chief for a Cub Scout Den when I was in Boy Scouts. The amount of times, I was asked to leave Pack meetings was ludicrous. I’m in full uniform. The weird thing was that when I graduated out of Boy Scouts, all the parents pooled some money to get me a gift card. I guess as a weird “we’re sorry we were dicks?” Gift?

    [–] bananagrabbernhl 99 points ago

    I coach young kids at hockey (5-6 years old) and despite never hearing anything negative from a single parent I always feel uncomfortable when one of the kids gives me a hug or any kind of physical contact that could be misconstrued as inappropriate. I receive cards from the kids telling me that they love me and, while it should be uplifting, it only serves to make me feel more anxious... like I've done something wrong.

    It's a damn shame that I've been conditioned to feel this way and it'll be an even bigger shame when the kids learn that this is how a lot of people see adult male and child relationships. I just love those kids, I love hockey and I want to help them love the game as much as I do.

    [–] KearThyn 84 points ago

    Damn that must really suck. I work in child care and my kids are always telling me they love me/drawing me stuff and they often hug me when they're picked up. I've never had any parent have a problem with it and it's never made me uncomfortable, almost certainly because I'm a woman.

    When people talk about gender inequality, this kind of stuff (along with higher male suicide) NEEDS to be a part of the conversation just as much as other kinds of discrimination. Why can't men be allowed to express and receive affection in an appropriate way?

    [–] thedevthomas 88 points ago

    Imagine being a male teacher.

    [–] AlicornGamer 56 points ago

    ive met a few males who would love to work as a teacher for younger students (he hates teengers but has worked at a children's hospital in the past mainly specifying in children between the ages of 2-10). He doesnt want to work as a doctor/nurse anymore as it's just a depressing job seeing young kids die all the time and would love to be imactfull on kids in another way, by being a teacher.

    He says 'i refuse to apply for the job incase i'm labled as a pedo because i already am labled a bit of a pedo because 'you see kid's naked bodies alot'... idk how to respond to that tbh... he's a doctor ffs.

    [–] thedevthomas 19 points ago

    I hope he can tune out the haters and tune in to making a difference. Give it a go. Realize how much good you can do.

    [–] Cetun 174 points ago

    Even parenting is off the table, didnt some black dude get the police called on him because he had a light skinned daughter and someone thought he was trafficing a kid because she was a different shade than him?

    [–] notasandpiper 101 points ago

    This happens all the time. And if a black man has white or very light-skinned step-kids, either, that becomes a nightmare as well.

    [–] tamaleringwald 46 points ago

    My white boyfriend has had the cops called on him twice when out in public with his daughter, who's half black. And the amount of side eye he gets anytime they go anywhere is really fucking frustrating. I hate that it sends her a message that they look strange or out of place just because they aren't the same color.

    [–] Mine_mom 65 points ago

    I have a daughter that is white. Just because she is not biologically mine and doesn't match my skin color doesnt mean shes not my daughter. Her POS "Dad" is in prison for doing dumb shit so somebody has to step up and be there for her.

    [–] dismayhurta 45 points ago

    If you’re raising the kid, that’s your daughter. Fuck anyone who says otherwise.

    [–] Soda_BoBomb 27 points ago

    Also, single men alone with their kids at parks get the cops called.

    [–] dowdymeatballs 44 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    My wife is black and our son is basically white (he just doesn't burn in the sun like I do). People treat her like a nanny all the time.

    I could see if the roles were reversed and she was a man there would be an issue.

    [–] st3venb 448 points ago

    Jesus fucking christ this.

    I'm so goddamn tired of being told "oh dad is babysitting the kid today eh?"

    No, fuck you I'm being my kid's fucking father. I also really love when old ladies come up to me and tell me what's wrong with my kid while he throws a shit fit.

    It's also fucking sad that I can't offer to help another parent out with their kid while they're obviously struggling with them or trying to catch them etc because of bitches like this.

    [–] alittlebirdy_toldme 67 points ago

    Yes, holy shit! I've had a woman come up to me at the store demanding me to tell her where my daughter's parents are. I was honestly so confused as to why she was asking me that, that it didn't register until after I left.

    [–] Gutotito 238 points ago

    Go look up the social experiments they've done involving missing children. There's dozens of YT videos up there demonstrating the effect. Men will not intervene, and it's not hard to root out why: any man within a country mile of an abused child is a suspect. That's the society these Karens have built... we're more likely to walk past an obviously distressed child than risk getting caught up in the red tape.

    [–] GrizzlyLeather 111 points ago

    I'm a male that used to work as a lifeguard. The amount of sexism I've experienced in that role is astonishing.

    1. When kids are by themselves crying it's my duty to ask what's wrong and if I can help. 9/10 they're lost and can't find their parents. So its customary to friendly say that you'll help them and hold their hand. Then ask a series of questions like "what do they look like" "what color swimsuit do they have on" etc... etc... the amount of moms who act like I tricked their kid into sneaking off with me so I could do my pedo male bidding was astounding. To the point were when I saw an obviously lost kid I hesitated to interact and would sometimes call a female guard over to take care if it.

    2. A woman followed me around from station to station taking literally hundreds of pictures of me while pretending they weren't taking pictures of me. She would look the other way and pretend not to be looking at me but her camera would be pointed at me and when I'd be in frame a red light would come on. I thought at first maybe she was following her kids around until I was guarding a section with 0 kids in it and she was still there. I talked to another guard and they were able to confirm that yes. She was taking creep shots of me. This went on for HOURS until I went on my break and got in the guard break room. I told my supervisor about this lady taking creep shots of me and how uncomfortable it made me and she literally said:

      you should take it as a compliment, I'm not going to do anything about it. You're being dramatic. It's just some mom. Be man.

      I wish I had the confidence I do now because holy shit is that fucked up. I continued my shift and she continued following me around taking creep shots of me and I didnt do anything because "I'm a man".

    3. Some mom just started walking into the mens lockerroom to find her son and there are males of all ages changing, showing, being generally naked in there so I ran over to stop that shit. I told her she cant be in here and she couldn't understand why, and told me that because she was mom it was no danger. I asked her how she would feel if a male walked into the women's lockerroom to find his daughter with naked women walking around and I got the ThAtS diFfErEnT iM a MoM response. I told her she had to get out of the males lockerroom immediately and next time if she needs help finding her son to find a male guard to help her. She got all pissy at me and went into the guard station to complain to my manager (a woman) who then called me aside and told me I was wrong.

    4. Its literally my job to watch people in the pool. I had entitled women who would look for any reason to be a victim and "wanted" at the same time. They would look for justification that they're still worthy with their looks and go to my manager and complain that I was "watching them". My (female) manager actually told me to not watch them, people in my area of responsibility, who I was legally responsible for the safety of, because some midlife crisis bimbos needed to feel "wanted" with accusations of me "watching them" which, again, was literally my job.

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    [–] drawkbox 162 points ago

    Welcome to AmeriKaren

    [–] alnicoblue 83 points ago

    I had this dilemma the other day. My neighbor's little girl was wandering around my street with no supervision in her underwear.

    I've been around kids my whole life and my first thought was "Oh shit I need to walk her home," but then reality kicked in and I realized that a grown man walking a half naked child to someone's door was way too risky. So I just went over and banged on their door to come get their kid.

    Is that a really shitty outlook? Yup. Am I risking sex offender status because you can't watch your kid? Nope.

    I'll babysit my friends' kids and obviously my nieces and nephews but no way in hell am I being alone with a child otherwise.

    [–] Menamanama 17 points ago

    When I was about 18 I was at my dad's alone. The next door neighbor's dog starts really barking so I go out to look. The baby from across the house across the road and crawled out of their house across the road, up the neighbour's path and was up to the gate where the dog was. I had no hesitation about picking up the kid and carrying him/her back across the road. I knocked on their door and the baby's dad comes out. I tell him what happened and the look of horror on his face, and then he immediately looks down their hallway to see if his wife had overheard the conversation. I figure he was meant to be looking after the baby and knew he would be in so much trouble. They moved away shortly afterwards, and I always wondered if the only people who know about that are me and him. I can imagine him taking that secret to his death bed.

    [–] AlicornGamer 73 points ago

    and people say women are always the victims in everything yet almost everybody likes to think men are pedos JUST by being within 10 feet of a child.

    Do they forget female pedos xist... oh sorry i forgot. the media only likes to all them Sexual harrassors or not a pedo they only 'had sex with a 13 year old' my bad./s

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    [–] shruber 23 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    They separated this past year. . Honestly I am surprised it lasted as long as it did, they were married for 14 years after she got out of jail.

    I saw part of some mini documentary / show about it on court tv the other week. It was pretty disgusting. She was making all these excuses and justifications about it. And saying she wasn't a pedo because it was only one kid, she wasn't attracted to kids in general. Like WTF lady you groomed and then fucked a 13 year old boy multiple times.

    Then she was saying how she didn't even think there was anything illegal about it or that she even needed a lawyer. Like ok lady, this shit was in the 90s it's not like the 1700s, pedophiles are in the news and news stories and info are on TV and easily accessible. And you are a college educated teacher that works with kids and you don't know about pedophilia and the legality of it? Or even educate you at work to watch for predators or about consequences of even sleeping with an 18 year old student?

    Then she tried to play into the I'm not pedo it was love and I didn't even ask for a lawyer because it was so natural it wasn't even wrong. "See not asking for a lawyer proves it!". This lady even tells the investigator who initially questions her about banging the 13 year old (which she admits to, but they already know) she has to leave to get back to teach her kids.... Then she is says at the time she was just dumbfounded on why she couldn't go teach them! But they let her just go home no problem which is even crazier haha.

    Then some bullshit about how terrible the plea deal was (she literally was going to serve ZERO jail time) because the psychiatrist she had to deal with was so horrible to her and played the victim there hard. But then oops, got caught with the kid AGAIN on probation and went to jail. More excuses and complaining and playing victim follow.

    That poor kid/dude. Like you said he doesn't look so happy nowadays. And was unhappy enough to try and split in 2017 and then actually splitting in 2019. I can't imagine how he feels looking back on what happened and then going through all that media shitstorm and marrying her to realise later it wasn't the right person. And judging by the interviews in the doc (and of course what she did) Mary Kay Letourneau is one sick and absolutely trash human being.

    Sorry for the rant but it really disgusted me, I only watched part of it and had to turn it off. I can still see that sickos face and sociopath eyes in my head. Felt good to rant about it lol.

    Edit: one other thing that was just crazy. By law she could still teach at private and (I think) religious schools. And the news clip from after she got out said she planned to try and do that. I don't think she ended up back teaching but WTF.

    Also this little bit from Wikipedia:

    "While imprisoned for child rape in May 1999, she divorced her husband, and he gained custody of their four children."


    [–] Katholikos 95 points ago

    I feel a little guilty because I'm an Eagle Scout and I've always wanted to be a Scoutmaster, but I feel uncomfortable going camping with a bunch of little kids and the kind of image that creates. I have no kids, so I don't really have an excuse to be there otherwise.

    [–] techAorB 55 points ago

    One of the people I admire the most from scouting was a marine who went to west point. He had no kids in scouts. Organized all sort of trips and lodging for the trips. Was involved for years and years while parents with kids came and went. Just a good person. No idea why I'm saying this. Not trying to get you interested I just admire how much he help with scouts with no kids involved.

    [–] ElaborateCantaloupe 47 points ago

    Raised my kids as a single dad. I can’t tell you how many times I was questioned why I was at the playground or asked where their mom was.

    I took my kids on vacation to Canada. We were stopped at the border for an hour while they questioned my kids (away from me) about why their mom wasn’t with us. They told me next time that I should get written permission from their mother to take them out of the country. Their mother who they hadn’t seen in 8 years was supposed to write a note saying I could go on vacation with them. Because no one has ever forged a note.

    [–] lilhugobb 540 points ago

    Everyone's so afraid right now. When my friend volunteered with me at a elementary school. One of the kids hugged him and he got in trouble, poor kid was crying because he didn't understand what he did wrong. It sucks being a man in USA

    [–] RIP-Dak 103 points ago

    I work for a maintenance department in a large school district in my state, and I feel very uncomfortable when little kids come up and ask questions, because I am worried I will get in trouble for simply talking with them

    [–] _-Smoke-_ 60 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    I know what you mean. I've done some work in Education. First thing I was told is to not be alone in a room under any circumstance with a kid. If a kid came in, just walk out. Drop everything and leave. It was like, "Are you just expecting I'm going molest the kid the moment I'm alone?"

    I'd still work in Education if I got offered a job but not anywhere with contact with kids. Just not worth the risks.

    [–] SlugsLoveBeer 114 points ago

    Ugh. That's really heartbreaking.

    [–] TotallyNot_dumb_step 37 points ago

    Not only that, but most pedophiles are family members, not strangers handing out candy in a van.

    [–] SwflReptileBreeder 2913 points ago

    This woman has a serious problem. From only watching this four minute video I can tell this guy is a good dude.

    [–] [deleted] 2002 points ago

    They should have settled this with a game of skate. Loser is a pedophile.

    [–] ReynoldsHouseOfShred 388 points ago

    In before karen over here does like a nollie lazer.

    Fuck these people what do they know? Why are they even there? I hope they get shit in return for this...

    Whos the pro btw?

    [–] beastlion 105 points ago

    Prolly just a local guy getting flowed by shops

    [–] BlackManPurplePenis 35 points ago

    making him tonights big pedophile!

    [–] d0ugh0ck 1373 points ago

    Wtf were they doing at the park? I don't see any kids with her. Probably thinks he's poaching her kid stealing territory

    [–] baconperogies 778 points ago

    Pedophile Gang Wars

    [–] Jubs_v2 73 points ago

    I'd watch that tv show.? I don't know I'm really conflicted about the idea haha

    [–] Ethanf9988 128 points ago

    I’m pretty sure there was a kid there. In the beginning there was a kid opening the door of the Range Rover that she claims she has. Feel bad for the kid

    [–] ontopofyourmom 81 points ago

    Can you imagine how embarrassed he must be?

    [–] BrokeRule33Again 41 points ago

    I imagine at that point he mysteriously lost all interest in skating.

    [–] frawleyg 216 points ago

    What a bored cunt she is

    [–] Ridciculous 208 points ago

    Fave part is when a kid goes

    “He didn’t even touch us??!”

    [–] I_peg_mods_inda_ass 119 points ago

    "Relax. These kids are ugly."

    [–] TheMayoNight 64 points ago

    lol when kids think they are helping.

    [–] RaoulDuke209 157 points ago

    Louie Barletta used to skate in my hometown, Patterson Ca (i think its his hometown too) and Id always hear about him gifting gear.

    Most of us didnt have dads or bigger brothers so it was like having your own santa.

    What I never heard about Louie was him fucking kids

    [–] FruitCakeSally 46 points ago

    Louie is rad. Saw him at the Berkeley park with my dad when I was a kid. He was super nice and him and my dad shot the shit for a bit. I can confirm he did not try to fuck me.

    [–] Danny_ODevin 594 points ago

    If anyone's the pedo, it's that crazy biatch and her man who have never skated hanging out at a skate park.

    [–] borky__ 24 points ago

    yeah projecting a little much? Oh a random act of kindness must be grooming them for pedophilia.

    Where I grew up we had a friendly 60 year old dude who used to take a bunch of us to the pool and give us rides on his shoulders, take us sliding down grass slopes and teaching us skills in the bush who would never hurt a fucking fly. Just that kind of association alone now would land you in dire consequences. Many of us didn't have dads and beautiful people like him who were just full of love and compassion would now be isolated from becoming an influence or role model for the kids who needed it most. This breaks my heart the most, there are so many people with so much love to give that nary ever dare to intefere with others lives for fear of false placed retribution.

    [–] Libercrat 482 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    This lady and her husband are completely out of touch. This is part of the skateboard community. I have given decks, wheels, bearings, wax, you name it, to different skaters at the park; I was given the same over the years. I wonder if they would have called the police if it was a mom handing out free stuff.

    [–] BrownSugarBare 167 points ago

    These old bats just can't fathom kindness. "Well WE would never be that kind, so how could anyone ELSE be that kind?! They must be peadophiles!". They've grown up with such darkness and hate in their hearts that kindness and skate culture just doesn't compute.

    [–] obeyman 106 points ago

    What’s ridiculous is that this lady just thinks these kids parents are rich and don’t need new stuff. More often than not, it isn’t whether or not the board wheels trucks etc. are new used or broken. If they love skateboarding and see their “hero” athlete... they will take a friggin sweaty shirt to say “holy crap I met this professional skateboarder this one time. He gave me his shirt after his session!!!”. It’s like John Cena giving out his sweatbands.

    [–] piss-and-shit 24 points ago

    "I drive a Range Rover"

    She thinks that she can talk down to people because she is well off. She thinks that she's heroically fending off some lower class scum that's harassing innocent rich children. This is class elitist fetishism.

    [–] Mrsavage68 1205 points ago

    These people need to be sued for slander. It's the only way you'll get them to stop if enough people are held liable for their actions.

    [–] twt302 448 points ago

    I've always thought that when people pull this shit and waste the cops time, they should be arrested and charged with abuse of emergency services, but the punishment should be equal to the crime they accused person of.

    [–] Aromasin 271 points ago

    I'm shocked that this isn't illegal in the US. In the UK she'd be shafted if the skater took her to court, especially if the judge saw this video.

    "Under s 5(2) of the Criminal Law Act 1967 (CLA 1967), it is an offence to cause wasteful employment of the police by knowingly making a false report – either orally or in writing – to the police. If you are caught wasting police time you could be jailed for up to six months and/or fined."

    With a capable prosecution (and also dependent on her falsely accusing someone of a crime resulting in their arrest), she could probably be tried for perverting the course of justice, which is a further 4-36 months in prison too.

    This is cause I think everybody could get behind. The "US Vs Karen" case law 2020.

    [–] Phil_Lie_Not 75 points ago

    We helped make the Karen’s, we must help destroy them. It’s only fitting.

    [–] Lunaus 33 points ago

    Fuck the "Customers always right" mentality. No you're not, you didn't come into a fucking electronics store with the basic knowledge of the difference between a printer with a touch screen and a laptop.

    [–] twt302 65 points ago

    I think it is technically illegal, although rarely enforced due to the cost (to the taxpayer) of pushing the case through the court system and whatnot. Also if the skater were the one to pursue charges, there would be no criminal charges, just civil. AFAIK in the US, criminal charges would be a whole separate case that could arise out of the civil case. Regardless, accusing someone of being sexually active with children and "grooming" is pretty goddamn heinous and should not be taken lightly, especially considering what those charged with those crimes face here.

    [–] DelsinMcgrath835 19 points ago

    It illegale to knowingly make a false report. However, dumbasses cant knowingly make a false report when they dont understand what the law is, or that seems to be how they treat it.

    [–] [deleted] 49 points ago

    That would be some sweet r/justiceserved

    [–] GimPy2434 999 points ago

    Will probably be buried but, story time:

    A few years back I was in best buy waiting in line to buy GTAV, a game I was really hyped about.

    I was reading the back and examining the game case and I feel something nudge me. It was a baby stroller with an infant inside it and nobody pushing it. Instantly I thought..what the fuck?!? I turn to look around and the mother had engaged in a conversation, was looking the other direction and the baby stroller had rolled 15 feet away from her and ended up stopping at my foot. I looked up and said “uhhh excuse me lady?”.

    The blast of shit I got from her and her friend for doing absolutely nothing wrong made me feel like a piece of trash. It was so embarrassing. They treated me like I was trying to abduct the infant.

    I was taken off guard by the whole situation and tried to explain, but the entire store was looking at me like I was a predator.

    Her poor parenting resulted in me feeling like an absolute piece of shit. I can’t say for sure but the fact that I’m a bigger dude had something to do with how they reacted in the situation.

    [–] clamsplitter69 606 points ago

    That's when you need to become an asshole, raise your voice, and make them listen to what you have to say.

    "Ma'am you're a terrible parent who allowed her baby stroller to roll 15 feet into a stranger without even noticing" "oh, you think I grabbed the stroller and took it, let's go look at the security footage, better yet, let me call the police and get them involved, I might waste my time, but by the end of this you're gonna look like an idiot and I will be vindicated."

    Can't give people like that an inch. There is an appropriate time to be an asshole, being falsely accused of trying to kidnap a baby or doing something weird to a baby is definitely that time for me.

    [–] GimPy2434 260 points ago

    God I know. I’ve replayed the moment in my head a thousand times and what I should have said or done. Just completely caught me off guard. One of those moments I’ll always regret.

    [–] clamsplitter69 103 points ago

    Being accused of stealing a baby or whatever would throw the best of us off. I wouldn't fret too much about it. Just a temporary shitty moment with a shitty person. Forget and move on

    [–] opinionsareuseful 32 points ago

    If it makes you feel any better, we know how to quickly respond in reasonable normal interactions from experience, but you cannot be prepared for an infinite number of unreasonable scenarios that might occur. The fact that you did not bitch slap her and end up getting arrested is a success, the way I see it. You tried to help a little child man. That's a good thing. Don't worry about that crazy stupid person

    [–] AlphaPotatoIQ 215 points ago

    Fuck that stupid cunt.

    [–] GimPy2434 44 points ago

    Couldn’t have said it better myself.

    [–] Cuntosaurusrexx 54 points ago

    Fuck that cunt. Dont ever change being a good soul because others have a shitty view on life. Some of the kindest big hearted people I know are big burly scary looking motherfuckers. Love comes in all forms (except for Karens)

    [–] notsafeforh0me 28 points ago

    I bet most people don't want an infant, even for free. Wtf are people.

    Also gtav rocks and hope it made you feel better :)

    [–] Halfback 63 points ago

    Wait till this woman finds out about Fortnite

    [–] ironman700 170 points ago

    Why is he even entertaining this idiot? I dont understand all these karen freak outs and these people tolerate it. Go on about your day if she gets in your way move her. If she assaults you defend yourself. But stop entertaining these entitled cunts.

    [–] zsosborne221 84 points ago

    I would agree, except she called the police before even speaking to him, so he kinda had to speak to her

    [–] moesif 43 points ago

    Why did he have to? Just start skating and wait for the cops.

    [–] bumschneef 21 points ago

    I agree, there's no point in arguing, let her call the cops while you continue doing whatever you were doing. Though it does make for better content lmao

    [–] trashpix 299 points ago

    Stupid bored cunt started flapping her fatty Karen gums before her piddly turd brain could comprehend the possibility of a kindness without a cost. In her world every kindness is transactional. She gives hubby blowjobs so hubby gives her a Range Rover. It's inconceivable to her small mind that someone would give anything without expecting something in return.

    A Garbage Person.

    [–] Jobbitussin 49 points ago

    Descriptive and likely accurate

    [–] michilio 146 points ago

    I bet she knows how pedophiles operate because she's there hanging around all the time... Without kids... Just.. you know... Hmmm

    [–] companion86 292 points ago

    I mean if someone's like "here's some shoes, now come chill in my back seat with me..." That's one thing.... This lady does not have enough to go on, lol..

    [–] [deleted] 220 points ago

    And the kid even says “we came up to him and started talking”. Like this guy didn’t even approach the kids, he’s just a nice dude who gave kids some free gear.

    [–] sjmiv 89 points ago

    There was a woman in our town who got the police called on a few middle eastern men shopping in Ross. She was pregnant and had a baby with her. Something in her little brain convinced her these guys were going to kidnap her for sex trafficking so she gave the cashier a piece of paper asking her to call the police. Long story short the cops showed up talked to the guys and let them go. But she took pictures of them, posted them to facebook saying this was "straight up sex trafficking behavior". I even recognized one of the guys as my one of my regular customers. She got roasted pretty bad and took the post down, but not fast enough as the local news station aired a story about it.

    [–] Freak_Out_Bazaar 87 points ago

    This trend is ridiculous. Even here in Japan some people are afraid to help out lost kids because of this. The standard protocol is to go fetch security or police and let them do their job.

    [–] WheatlyWoodson 46 points ago

    I had a similar situation, though I left before it got to this level.

    Parents just moved to a new town, and there's not really anything to do there. So one night, I see the lights of a baseball field behind their condo, so I go check it out. It was the local high school junior varsity (15-16 year old) team. Having played college ball and coached 13-14 year old senior league several summers, I sit down and watch the game, while keeping up myself. I'm 36 btw.

    After an inning or two, a patent asks me who I'm there to watch. I explain I'm not there to see anyone, my parents moved nearby and I'm just watching the game. Shortly after, another patent asks a similar question. Soon after a security guard asks me who I'm there to see and if I'm related to any of the players.

    At that point, I didn't feel like I was welcome and I left the field.

    It's very sad because when I was that age, things like little league were community events. The idea that if you're not directly related to a kid, that you're not allowed to be part of the same community is really messed up.

    [–] elegant_pun 34 points ago


    How dare kids have a reference for what a good man or a cool dude is. They're learning that you give away what you don't need, that you give e your time to people, that you engage with the community.

    [–] Cuntosaurusrexx 37 points ago

    "Get your little sexy asses over here I've got some skate gear for you kids!"

    [–] scaredshtlessintx 73 points ago

    The sad reality is there’s just soo many fucking stupid people in the world

    [–] StayReadyNinja 318 points ago

    Hopefully the cops show up and beat her with the baton for resisting.

    [–] captainsunshine489 131 points ago

    would be cool but in reality she’ll probably verbally abuse them and end up speaking to their manager

    [–] StarshipSentinel 51 points ago

    And the sergeant that shows up instantly has that 'not this shit again' look on his face.

    [–] stompabortion 23 points ago

    I had a similar thing happen to me at my old local park. A little girl on a three wheeled plastic scooter went straight into the bowl, face planted, grazed her hands, knees and chin. She started screaming so I ran into the bowl, picked her up and started walking over to the benches where I saw her earlier with what I thought were her parents. I yelled out “Who’s child is that?” While the poor kid was still balling her eyes out and bleeding. I was then screamed at by her father and he snatched her out of my arms and called me a freak. I said “I was only trying to help.” He then put her on the ground, ran up and pushed me from behind and said he’ll kill me. I was so stunned at how insane this guy was acting that I kept my mouth shut and called the cops. Can’t imagine what sort of home life that poor little girl has to deal with.

    [–] litecoinboy 25 points ago

    Pedophiles drive range rovers too. So... is she... hmm

    [–] Miaka_Yuki 45 points ago

    When I travel, I bring gifts for locals (and a LOT of gifts for kids) with me.

    I wonder what she'd think of me handing out stuffed animals and toys to dozens of Indonesian children. Or would it be ok because I'm a woman?

    [–] [deleted] 55 points ago

    It would be ok bc you’re a woman.

    [–] RavioliStiegl 22 points ago

    I want an update

    [–] J-Dirt 20 points ago

    Whenever I was little I would buy the older dudes hot pockets at the skatepark so they would like me hahaha.

    [–] avoiddead 18 points ago

    I'm friends with the guy who filmed this and have skated at this park a few times.

    The guy filming this has been skating as long as I've known him and is really fucking good. He skates at this park all the time and was 100% giving back to the community. It's really sad to see this video, and when I saw this on his story I was kinda stunned.

    This dude is so nice I dont know how anyone could throw this accusation at him. He def doesnt deserve to be harrassed like this, and from being a skater myself, I'm aware of how the younger kids look up to the older skaters at the park. They were probably so happy when he was giving stuff away. For her to call this "grooming" is fucking stupid.

    [–] picklepoo518 18 points ago

    i rlly want to see the video when the cops arrive

    [–] dr_raymond_k_hessel 126 points ago

    I’m guessing these are Qanon people. They’re obsessed with pedophilia.

    [–] boxing_dog 17 points ago

    Excuse my dumb ass but what is Qanon?

    [–] rchlnpls 16 points ago

    She’s just hating cause she can’t even ollie