- Hilarious memes have been circulating online mocking 'Bunnings Karens'
- Memes took aim at Lizzy Rose - a 'witch' who filmed herself burning a mask
- They also mocked Kerry Nash, who went viral after refusing to wear a mask
- 'Karens' have been mocked for their refusal to follow public health orders
Hilarious memes have been circulating on social media mocking women who have flouted public health orders.
The jokes took aim at Lizzy Rose, Kerry Nash and Jodi Grollo, who have all made headlines for their outlandish COVID-19 views or comments.
Rose is a self-proclaimed 'witch' who filmed herself burning a mask, before proudly strolling through a Melbourne Bunnings without a face covering.
Nash went viral after she was filmed berating Bunnings staff who asked her to put on a mask, while Grollo was quickly dubbed 'Brighton Karen' after she complained she had walked around her whole affluent suburb due to lockdown.
One meme had photos of Rose, Nash and economist Gigi Foster over the faces of Harry Potter characters.
Foster was slammed as 'heartless' for suggesting Australia should follow a Swedish-style lockdown - that could kill up to 25,000 people - to save Australia's economy.
'Why is it when something happens, it's always you three at Bunnings?' Professor McGonagall asks the women.
A 'free for Karen' sticker was left next to a Bunnings themed face mask
Another meme put typical 'Karen' haircuts over the faces of Patty and Selma from The Simpsons.
The short haircut originated from the meme 'Can I speak to the manager?'
Homer Simpson is dressed up as a Bunnings worker wearing a mask, with the caption 'time to take out the trash'.
A number of meme-makers got creative with Bunnings references.
One meme replaced Bunnings' slogan 'lowest prices are just the beginning' with 'Bunnings Karen. Lowest IQs are just the beginning'.
Another made a fake ad for a 'Karen Kit' with the comment 'just ask for the manager' - a reference to the saying associated with 'Karens'.
'Brighton Karen' aka Jodi Grollo was used as inspiration for a Kath and Kim meme of the snobby character 'Prue'.
'I've done all of Braaahton,' it read, mimicking Prue's posh accent.
Ms Nash went viral after filming her shocking outburst inside the store in the Melbourne suburb of Narre Warren.
She accused staff at the store of abusing her human rights by politely asking her to wear a mask, and was briefly arrested after clashing with police outside.
Her behaviour sparked widespread criticism online, with many outraged by her attitude towards the workers, police, and the COVID-19 regulation.
But despite the backlash, Ms Nash continued her anti-mask crusade, with another video surfacing two days later of her ranting at a mask-wearing Australia Post worker.
The video of the Ms Nash extraordinary rant inside a Bunnings store was posted to Facebook on Sunday as Victoria recorded 459 new coronavirus cases and ten deaths.
'It's a breach of the charter of human rights,' she said as she aggressively filmed the staff on her mobile phone and threatened to sue them for discrimination.
Ms Nash filmed staff during the dispute and refused to stop despite the calm requests of a male employee.
Other videos posted on Facebook show her later being arrested by two police officers outside in the Lauderdale Road car park.
She eventually revealed she had a medical exemption for not wearing a mask after a drawn-out standoff with police.
When more officers arrived at the scene, Ms Nash had her handcuffs taken off but launched into a debate with officers as to why her arrest was unlawful.
She claimed legislation in place allowing police to arrest her was not voted upon by Australians or approved by the monarch.
'You're talking about legislation that hasn't been presented to parliament three times, we the people haven't given our consent to act under it, and it hasn't been consented by the queen,' she said.
'That legislation is fraudulent. It doesn't apply to me.'
Other memes took aim at another 'Bunnings Karen 2.0', who filmed herself burning face masks in a fire pit before declaring she will travel through up to five Melbourne suburbs a day without wearing a mask.
Lizzy Rose, who identifies as a witch, bragged that she would be 'walking the streets with no mask;
'And I will be telling anyone who is interested to not consent. To not comply. To not put your life and your health at risk,' she said.
Rose was also captured calling masked customers 'zombies' while she walked through Maribyrnong Bunnings.
'People are so very silly,' she said. 'And they're so silly and it's so very sad that they're not evolved enough to see.'
Ms Rose was seen arguing with a checkout operator before she turned the video off.
The hilarious online content didn't stop there, with some memes also mocking a woman dubbed 'Brighton Karen'.
Jodi Grollo went viral last week after she complained to the media about Melbourne's second lockdown.
The mother moaned she had walked all the streets of the affluent coastal suburb earlier this month.
'Well, you get sick of walking the same streets. You know, I've done all of Brighton,' she told Nine News while walking the city's Tan Track.