CreepyPM Time: Let Me ‘Splain That For You Edition
Let’s take another visit to the CreepyPM subreddit, where innocent souls post screenshots of the perfectly horrendous private messages they’ve gotten, sometimes on dating sites, sometimes not.
In this case, the recipient is a young black woman on OkCupid, the sender a white man more than twenty years her senior and 13 years out of her specified age range. He decides that the best way to overcome this age gap is to … mansplain and whitesplain to her about the history of Planned Parenthood.
And then there is perhaps the most awkward segue in the history of internet dating.
In the screenshot below, he’s red, she’s blue.
Directed by M. Night Shyamalan!
According to the recipient — no screenshot, alas — he followed this up with a classic bit of passive-aggressive sex nagging:
Take a chance, Ms. Free Love.
SPOILER ALERT: She didn’t.
You can read the original thread in CreepyPMs here.
Posted on April 17, 2014, in creep-shaming, creepy, mansplaining, men who should not ever be with women ever, misogyny, okcupid, patronizing as heck, racism, reddit and tagged creepy, mansplaining, misogyny, okcupid, racism, reddit. Bookmark the permalink. 74 Comments.