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ThaGameJunky

the zoom in on his face really elevates this


Scary_Pace6463

The look on his face was like 🤨


dumbredditer

The color on his face was like 🌚


__PM_ME_YOUR_SOUL__

The hair on his face was like 🪒 Damn, I googled "razor emoji" but that just looks like a greater-than symbol.


srkad

Not on mobile, looks like a razor


triballl9

Hammer on my mobile


SkellyboneZ

Are you guys talking about the square with an 'X' in it?


TheBosk

Found the IE user.


BorGGeZ

r/foundthehondacivic oops, i mean r/foundthetoyotaprius


SkellyboneZ

RIF on a Galaxy S7. Which I think is worse...


EndVry

On my screen it looks like a plastic BIC razor.


yaboiiiuhhhh

I thought it was the communism hammer


AureliusVerus

Razor on pixel 5a.


abrasaxual

Are you high or is it just me?


BorGGeZ

greetings and salutations! fellow pixel user. hope youre having a great OS and camera software - another pixel user


ukuuku7

🙊


Migraine-

Every time this gets posted the explanation is that he's famous and that's what she was reacting to, not the fact he's black.


masiju

People keep saying that the grandma screams, not because he is black, but because the dude is the South Korean television personality Sam Okyere. Except the thing is that this dude right here _isn't_ Sam Okyere. His name is Joel Roberts and he is not famous in South Korea. Here's the clip. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tb1AtbpAPrU The guy on the left, who is (probably) in on the prank, screams first and that's probably why the grandma screams as well.


criesingucci

nice to know the context after all these years


jaxonya

Lets also note that other races outside of white people are racist. Dated a chilean girl and her mom hated Mexicans, salvadorians and black people. Racism has never been exclusively an anglo thing.


mrhodenhart

*indicating all white people are anglos*


EthelredHardrede

I ain't no bleeping anglo. German, Dutch, Norwegian and IRISH, no ANGLO. Where did that guy get the idiotic idea that White equals ANGLO. Otherwise the post was correct. Racists exist in all races/ethic groups.


[deleted]

>German >Irish You're anglo


EthelredHardrede

Wrong, Anglo is short for Anglo-Saxon, English. Go ahead, take trip to Ireland and tell IRA members that they are Anglo. Evolution in action.


Paper_Champ

I'd bet a big part is it is genuinely shocking to see a black man in south korea


[deleted]

I lived in Japan for years. The first time I saw the video I was over there and I thought I would be surprised too. I only saw one black guy out and about outside of the people I knew from work. He was my waiter in a restaurant and I had so many questions, but didn’t get a chance to ask any of them.


TonyDungyHatesOP

Because your mouth was full?


sfsfs1213

full of BBC


docmedic

Also you usually don’t expect a guy surprising you with an Ironman mask to… well… remove the mask immediately. There are very few faces underneath that wouldn’t flinch people.


mis-Hap

Honestly, after watching that, I think the whole thing is scripted, including the grandmother's reaction. Those two look like they were there *pretending* to have a conversation while waiting on Joel to come up on her.


makeitlouder

You can just tell by the framing of the shot, with the first two characters left of center--leaving room for a third character to come in from the right. ETA: The smart fakes put a lot of thought into these. Notice how he plays it off so casually coming over her right shoulder while she faces the camera directly; doing this camouflages the fact that this isn't the normal way you'd set up a camera for two people side-by-side.


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Diazepampoovey

That last sentence nails it. Something might not startle me for any reason but if someone else next to me gasps or yells, it will startle me


defdoa

I hate to say it, but if I see white hands grab me and then a black face behind the mask, I might squeal a bit also.


FreedomDefender1178

Kinda like.....OH SHIT, MICHAEL JACKSON LIVES!!


ReallyFuckingMadLibz

I doubt that very much. Her reaction is immediate, she takes no time at all to see who the face is. It’s not that she’s racist, per se, but if this takes place in Asia or a very Asian community, she probably doesn’t have a ton of experience with black folks and probably expected just a regular Asian person under the mask and was surprised by a dark face. Doesn’t need to be malicious but anyone here who says they’d recognize some B celebrity in under a second while they removed a mask is lying. I wouldn’t even recognize Brad Pitt that fast. He’s also wearing white gloves which I assume is part of the prank, hiding and emphasizing his dark face when he reveals it. It can be “about race” without being racist.


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MadAzza

Well, I dunno. It sounds plausible. But the guy you replied to has more upvotes than you, so he must be right.


madtraxmerno

Understandable, have a good day


MadAzza

I hope my sarcasm was evident! I refuse to use the “/s.”


beowuff

I just assume every comment I don’t like is sarcasm. Makes life a lot happier. ;)


MadAzza

I think you’ve discovered something very valuable


mrasifs

Bro just unlocked the key to happiness


InsideParfait8

Have you heard of Poe’s Law? Its fascinating. Its all about how parody of religious extremism is indistinguishable from the real thing when done online in written format.


MadAzza

Oh yes, but it’s not exclusive to religion. Poe’s Law applies to any parodied (and parody-able) topic.


gymleadersilver

Im with you.


slash_s_is4pussies

I mean you commenting that is was sarcasm is a long form way of saying '/s'


LilJaaY

This whole comment is a /s


Ionsus

He has white dude hands on lol. you guys....


bsthedog

I was gonna say 😂


EdiblePsycho

You can see her starting to smile at the end. To me, it looks like the reaction anyone would have to thinking it’s one person, and then being surprised that it’s another when the mask comes up. As people have said, she knows this man. She thinks it’s some stranger, and then realizes it’s a friend. Or maybe she even thinks it’s her son, and then realizes it’s her son’s friend.


[deleted]

“I don’t know who this person is and am admittedly ignorant on the context of this, but I’m going to ignore the explanation of people who do know who this is and insist it’s racially motivated.”


[deleted]

Welcome to Reddit


Babybabybabyq

Bruh they just told you that’s not the case. Why go on this entire tangent to prove otherwise with zero context…?


[deleted]

Ah I don’t think it’s all about skin colour- it’s just not someone she knows? Prob thought it was her mate under the mask or something.


grumplestiltskin-

But why make it innocent when we can make it about race


Scary_Pace6463

Is it staged?


Hifen

Staged like a Jimmy Kimmel bit would be. He's a Celebrity in Korea. Edit: sam okyere


thepatient

Tf people think this is Sam Okyere? It is [Joel Roberts](https://youtu.be/tb1AtbpAPrU)


Scoop-de-Whoop

Bruh a person who speaks the truth with the source and all and yet people still go upvoting the dumbass assuming every black person in Korea is Sam Okyere…


Alreadyhaveone

Not all of them….just most of them


kinush

I don't know if he's a celeb, but he's definitely not Sam Okyere


RitsuKawa

That's not Sam Okyere


PresumedDOA

I googled Sam Okyere and don't get why people keep saying that in this thread. This guy doesn't look anything like Sam Okyere


Dankusrex

That's definitely not Sam Okyere.


CHUCK_LARGEMEAT

Who is he? I googled "Korean Celebrities" and got like 10,000 results.


812many

Might want to add one minor detail that might narrow things down.


[deleted]

Korean Ironman?


GenuineSounds

Yes sir.


Alarid

it didn't narrow it down at all


Surrounded-by_Idiots

Korea has 10,000 Ironman celebrities?


Alarid

Wait I wasn't supposed to just search ironman?


dunnonemore18

Search tall skinny high top cut Korean celebrity Ironman


friggin_scene_bean

This made me giggle way harder than it should have


CHUCK_LARGEMEAT

I googled "african-american korean" and am still at a loss.


winkersRaccoon

Is this a joke?


812many

There's been a few threads in the last couple days which discussed the term "african-american" in American culture, its origins and purpose, and its changing interpretation and use over time. I assume it's a reference to that.


grumplestiltskin-

It's a fucking strange term. What other country has people with a dual national name ? Hilarious when a stupid American journalist called Idris Elba an African American to his face.


asphere8

It's not uncommon to use a term like \[nationality A\]-\[nationality B\] when someone originally from one country moves to another permanently, or when someone is from a region that speaks another language than is typically expected from that country (e.g. French Canadian) but "african-american" is just a weird way to avoid saying the word black.


grumplestiltskin-

It's massively a north American thing though. Weirdly it's mostly if their heritage is African, Irish, Italian or Asian. Everywhere else gets forgotten about, why? Also the whole African American thing is putting all black people into one convenient bracket. Never mind there are lots of African countries and thousands of ethnicities, they're all African American. Ffs


wshowzen

> American journalist called Idris Elba an African American source?


throwaway_705394

idris elba is british


Balloonistic

It's not that strange lol when you consider that African-Americans have a unique culture that is separate both from the African countries they come from and from mainstream American culture.


winkersRaccoon

I think it’s just a mistake that a lot of people make and I wanted to confirm before correcting someone like a know-it-all.


812many

Wait, people actually make this mistake?


winkersRaccoon

Yeah, in America not every black person is from Africa but we have become accustomed to saying “African American” because it’s considered by many to be a general PC term for members of the black community yet it’s often incorrect . Some people are still shy of the word “Black” for whatever reason but it’s all with positive intent to be respectful so it’s not really a huge deal.


CHUCK_LARGEMEAT

Exactly, and we all agreed that Africax-Americax was the appropriate terminology to use moving forward.


Ha-sheesh

In Italian, this sounds like Afripenis Ameripenis if you say it out loud.


randommonkey123456

Troll level 9000


DarthSprankles

Hes not an African American lmao. He's a black dude in korea.


NM54

The Joke Explainer Has Arrived


AtomicTanAndBlack

Well….what if he is an African American that moved to Korea? Also, if he got a Korean passport would that make him African-American-Korean?


jk3639

He’s from Ghana if I remember correctly.


RevanchistSheev66

Dude why would you search up African AMERICAN. This is why we get made fun of lol


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Black people are like midgets in Mexico there.


DrStrangerlover

Are there practically no midgets in Mexico?


Bunghole_of_Fury

Well, no, but an inordinate amount of them are employed by donkey shows and so most Mexicans probably don't see them or at least won't admit they've seen a midget because of the implication.


leavemetodiehere

Are these midgets in danger?


yepimbonez

Nobody’s in any danger. It’s the *implication*


leavemetodiehere

It's an implication of Danger.


bearsfan0143

What an interesting and not quite innocent take. I would think one would need intimate knowledge of Mexican donkey shows for this. Unless you went down a really niche rabbit hole at 3 am. 😂


holycrap-

I googled it. I don’t want to rabbit hole. I only hope that I forget this knowledge.


Solilunaris

Save me from this knowledge... is it what I think it is?..


Bunghole_of_Fury

You leave animal holes of any kind out of this please and thank you


JanitorJasper

Actually most Mexican midgets are luchadores like Mascarita Sagrada and would kick your ass


Bunghole_of_Fury

They would have to reach my ass first so...


[deleted]

If my years of American Education is correct, then Mexico is exactly like Mad Max: Fury Road but in Espanol


Adulations

What does this mean lol


return2ozma

They're humans.


[deleted]

Ah, so they’re pretty common.


j_neutrus

They also are bullfighters and tour the country? https://www.altoromexico.com/index.php?acc=noticiad&id=36910


atomicalexx

Bruh you saw an Asian woman and a black man in the same frame and automatically assumed he was Sam Okyere? Um....


daethebae

he doesnt look like sam though


missbteh

That's not Sam FYI


shackdaddy836

wtf are you talking about? Took me 10 seconds to google Sam Okyere and see he doesn't look even close to the guy in the video. Why lie like that?


jallekalle334

I don’t think her reaction was staged but he obviously tried to prank her, that’s why they were filming


agtk

The prank was the reveal of who he is. It'd be like Robert Downey Jr. showing up in that mask on the streets of Boston and then taking it off. Maybe someone wouldn't be surprised at a sudden iron man but they would be surprised by The Iron Man.


Taj_Mahole

Yes.


julesieee

The hand you see on the left of the old lady is her grandson who is a famous Korean Youtuber named Big Marvel. You might have seen his viral videos of him beatboxing or playing Camila Cabello’s hit song with a rubber chicken five years ago. The Black guy is his friend. The old lady knows him. EDIT: Whoa! This blew up. Thanks for the upvotes and the awards! Didn’t mean to “spoil” what happened here! I’m not sure if the original uncropped video is still up or if it had been deleted/unlisted because a lot of his old prank/experiment videos like this are gone and he rebranded his YT channel now with mostly music content.


jallekalle334

That’s cool, I didn’t know that! Thanks


LuckyLami

Education lol


captain_amazo

Haw *dare* you add context to this circlejerk!


TheDunadan29

Context is the worst text. Ruins everyone's fun.


Dahulius

I don't know, Subtext can be pretty obnoxious sometimes.


2fly2hide

Don't get me started on pretext.


captain_amazo

Context should be banned! WHO'S WITH ME!!!?


NikkiT96

They just want to help the people who need a little bit of hope for humanity, or at least not to have it killed any more.


suck_a_snail

I was looking for this comment. I remember this video from years ago. Always the repost, never the explanation.


Mariosothercap

Exactly. It would be like if you went to the home of your childhood best friend on spring break and surprised their mom.


SnowWhiteCampCat

I figured she was surprised because she was expecting someone else, not because she's racist.


ProphetOfPhil

I believe that last time this was posted it was said that this guy is super famous in that country and the lady was star struck at the sight of him


mwineK

Regardless, the reaction is priceless Happy October


GunBrothersGaming

Spooktober? Who you callin spook peckerwood?


Jackie_Jormp-Jomp

I'm sorry for your spook pecker. Happy Spoopy


CoGLucifer

>I'm sorry for your spook pecker This is more deserving of congratulations than condolences. From what I've heard...


MarcBulldog88

[A fuckin' BTTF quote in the wild!](https://i.imgur.com/eDAGzed.png) Hey listen guys, I don't wanna mess with no reefer addicts!


SketchyLurker7

Hey hey hey we don't wanna mess with no reefer-addicts..


Indaflow

The most meta post seen in long time.


NiftyJet

After reading this, I watched her reaction and you can see she's smiling. She was startled and pulled back but after the initial shock she leaned back toward him.


mehmmeh

She's definitely smiling but that man is not someone known in Korea at all.


JustHonestly

they're thinking of Sam Okyere (Probably spelled that wrong) who's moderately famous in Korea. Since Korea isn't exactly filled with black people it's plausible that she could have mistaken him for Sam, but iirc that wasn't the case (also don't know the real reason she was shocked anymore... this video is old af)


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It kind of looks like Chris Lyon, who was on Itaewon Class, which was a fairly popular Netflix K-Drama. He is also a model in Korea. But it could also be a random black dude in Korea too.


AmishAvenger

What are you talking about? Iron Man is definitely well known in Korea.


DrMaxCoytus

I think it's Korea where black people are about as common as a Dodo bird so her reaction is understandable either way.


HotSeatGamer

His hands are white though, so I'm sure that added to the surprise.


HelpMeImAStomach

Those are gloves my friend


HotSeatGamer

I mean yes they are but if she saw them in her periphery then she could have automatically assumed there would be a white face to go with the white hands, not even immediately realizing they were gloves.


DreamedJewel58

After seeing this clip for *years* I’ve never noticed that detail


Seo-Hyun89

I live in Korea, one of Koreas most famous models is Nigerian Korean and one of Koreas most loved entertainers is from Ghana. Black people here are not as uncommon as you think, but unfortunately they do suffer racism quite a lot here.


DrMaxCoytus

I lived in Suji for over two years. They get looks dude. They're uncommon compare to expats let alone the native population. Though to be fair this was from 2009-2011. Things are probably different now, but this video is older too.


Seo-Hyun89

I have lived here since 2015, I am also an expat, I get looks too though it's not as bad for me and I acknowledge that. I agree with your point. I saw a video of a black family who were born here almost being attacked by some old racist man, racism here is awful.


chitownbears

I was there from 14-15 and my black friend would get stopped so people could take pictures of themselves with him. Never rude or malicious just wanted a selfie lol. We were both in good shape and people would ask if we were professional athletes.


rtjl86

Soooo you got 2 black people lol. /s


0wed12

To be honest I'm a Black expat who live in Japan and went a lot in Korea and there was fewer racism here than in Europe. Most of the "racism" is stares and ignorance. I got harrassed multiple times in Belgium (born and raised)


Seo-Hyun89

I'm sorry to hear that. I had heard Europe was bad.


honemahone

Right, it's mostly just curiosity and most of the time the people staring in Japan, Korea would probably be keen to spark up a conversation with you if they had the confidence. Percieved language barriers and nerves just get the best of people sometimes.


Iwentwiththisone

When I lived in Korea, your average random ajima was as nice to me as anyone would be back on the states. Nobody was shocked by the simple fact I'm black.


DrMaxCoytus

I had ajumas and adjashis give me surprised looks when I lived there and I'm white 🤷‍♂️


RumTonRum

Kim's Convenience is the only reason I know what Ajuma and Adjashi is lol


HalfLifeII

He's wearing white gloves, even if he is super famous, the exact joke you see at first glance is exactly the joke. She's not shocked he is Sam the semi-famous tv host, but that he's black. South Korea is extremely racist. He had to apologize for calling out a high school celebration featuring black-face a couple years ago.


Uncreative4This

Why does everyone keep parroting this? If he's famous in Korea, it would be super easy to pull up a name. K-entertainment has huge reach & super well-known worldwide. But this whole thread still no one knows what's this dude name is, fuck no he's not "super famous" in the slightest.


KhaleesiDog

Doubtful, that looked to be too quick of a reaction to have been facial recognition.


Nobody_epic

This comment is always posted when this gets reposted yet no one can ever tell me who they are. It's literally a race to see who can post this comment first lol.


thepatient

Wait no, I've solved it. The man's name is Joel Roberts [proof](https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3n9c6v)


GarfieldTiger

He is not a celebrity in Korea. My girlfriend has never heard of him or seen him before, and he shows up nowhere on the internet except for this video.


CactusHopper

Yeah no that’s bullshit.


KPIH

I've seen this dozens of times throughout the years and this is the only time I've seen someone call him a celebrity


[deleted]

God damn, I feel like it's been almost a decade since I last saw this...


Dittzy

MarkAss Brownlee


[deleted]

I would have… FORTNITE


OmerBs

and markass brownie


[deleted]

Ah too funny


hyang1234

I laughed too hard…smh


Royalchariot

this is so old I'm surprised it still gets traction


daniel-flk

\*Directed by Robert Wilde\*


afterbirth_slime

*Robert B. Weide


SaekonYT

No audio for me so I’m case anyone wants audio: https://youtube.com/shorts/GjHHXbXc4z8?feature=share


Joshua5270713

She was expecting Tony Stark


[deleted]

instead she got Tony Dark


TylerLife

Statistically you are more likely to be killed by a black man than by iron man.


lutsius-memes

Yeah but Iron Man has this sweet love making playlist


JRPubEbola

Killmonger


Kinglink

White gloves made it clear he was hiding that he was black. I was thinking maybe her friend/son was saying he was going to show her the mask but pranked her with someone else wearing it would make sense. But hearing that she was star struck makes this all the better


The_Count_Lives

I love the idea that he needed to wear white gloves to throw people off the trail. He could have literally worn any color gloves, including brown.


ICE_T-

This is last gen old


-UBunnyU-

He knew what he was doing- look at those hands


techristianjr

Well he is wearing fake white hands, it would throw me off too. He is impersonating a white person (white handing).


Suspici0us_Package

I think they were surprised because he is a known actor in Korea, not quite because he is Black. His name is **Joel Roberts**.


mAtHy0o

Iron Man: 🙂 Onyx Man: 😱


HexHaXor

i opened this 10 times today thru the whole day and smiled every time ...


Intelligent-Ad-6713

NANI?!?


Fighter3124

Every one forgets that Asians can be very racist. In South Korea Adolf Hitler is popular.


Old-Leopard9780

u/SaveVideo


scmflower

Why are his hands white tho


AnneFranksGirlfriend

gloves


812many

They are like hand socks.


Ricconis_0

Handschuh What I always find funny in German


gdrumy88

Oof