As the coronavirus outbreak keeps slamming the economy, 3.3 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week. The current level of unemployment hasn’t been seen since 2015, which means that a staggering 5.5 percent is now struggling to make ends meet.

As a result, many landlords are showing solidarity and giving their tenants a break amid the hard times. So when stand-up comedian Jesse Case checked his inbox, he couldn’t believe it. His landlady Kerri had decided to spice up the lease game and turn it into a month-to-month deal before Jesse would have to move out. But Jesse is no rookie. He rolled up his sleeves and went into full Karen mode. The result is a hilarious email reply that backfired big time. “Sometimes, even in times of global strife, managers must be spoken to,” tweeted Jesse. We can feel that roast!

The stand-up comedian shared a story of how he received the threatening email from his landlady

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This line triggered Jesse to go full-blown Karen in his reply

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Here’s the email text he received

And here’s the full text of the Karen-inspired reply from Jesse

Jesse dissected his email for a how-to Karen masterclass

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And it worked!

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The comedian Jesse was born in Nashville, Tennessee before landing in Los Angeles. According to his website, he toured for shows and TV appearances, before getting sick in 2013. “2 years later he was diagnosed with Stage IV colon cancer, and at 29, he had to move back in with his parents for treatment.”

Today, Jesse runs a podcast called Jesse vs Cancer that you can check out here. Among many topics, he covers anything from his love of Mariah Carey, bad gifts, to the “wee bit of cold going around” amid the current crisis. From what we’ve seen in the Karen-inspired email, the guy’s sense of humor is beyond doubt.

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Jesse went on revealing more details about the situation that triggered his Karen mode

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And people on Twitter seemed very supportive

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