Who is Juliana Carlos? “Courtside Karen”, Biography, Wiki
Juliana Carlos who claims to be a 25-year-old aspiring Model has been identified as the “Courtside Karen” who together with her husband, Chris Carlos were ejected from the courtside seats a verbal altercation with Lebron James. On Monday (Tuesday morning IST), The Los Angeles Lakers vs Atlanta Hawks NBA game ended 107-99 in Lakers favor.
While fans of LeBron James took to calling the woman out on social media, the lady – Juliana Carlos – later uploaded a string of videos on her Instagram account. She explained why and how she starting yelling at the four-time NBA champion. She explained that it was James who apparently starting cussing at her husband, who was at the game with her. Carlos apparently was only defending her husband and thought it was unfair that she was thrown out of the game.
Carlos, who was sitting courtside, was forced to leave the game in the fourth quarter after he and his wife, Juliana, got into a verbal spat with Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James. The game temporarily paused before the couple and two others were forced to leave the arena.
Juliana Carlos Statement
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Juliana Carlos said in a statement later on, “So, I’m minding my own business and Chris has been a Hawks fan forever. He’s been watching the games for 10 years. Whatever, he has this issue with LeBron. I don’t have an issue with LeBron. I don’t give a f— about LeBron,” she says in the video, per Dave McMenamin of ESPN. “Anyway, I’m minding my own business, drinking my [beverage], having fun. All of the sudden, LeBron says something to my husband and I see this and I stand up and I go, ‘Don’t f—ing talk to my husband!’ And he looks at me and he goes, ‘Sit the f— down, bitch.’ And I go, ‘Don’t f—ing call me a bitch. You sit the f— down. Get the f— out of here. Don’t f—ing talk to my husband like that.’”
LeBron James Statement
James kept it professional when asked about the incident during his press conference, even saying he didn’t think they needed to be kicked out.
“At the end of the day, I’m happy fans are back in the building,” he said after putting up 21 points, nine assists and seven rebounds to help L.A. to the win. “I miss that interaction. I need that interaction, we as players need that interaction. I don’t feel like it was warranted to be kicked out.”
However, he couldn’t help himself when he jumped on Twitter after the game.
“Courtside Karen was MAD MAD,” he wrote.
Juliana Carlos Age
Juliana Carlos is currently 25 years old while his husband is in his 60s.
Juliana Carlos Husband Chris Carlos Work & Networth
Chris Carlos is the son of family-owned Republic National Distributing Co.’s former chairman and CEO Michael Carlos, who was ejected from the Atlanta Hawks game at State Farm Arena on Monday night, Feb 1st, 2021. He is an Atlanta native and longtime Hawks fan.
Carlos is also a Board of Directors member and partner of Republic National Distributing Co., which is the second-largest distributor of premium wine and spirits in the nation. It is second only to Miami-based Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits, which distributes in 36 states.
Republic National Distributing Co. had $11 billion in revenue in 2019, according to Forbes. Carlos, who served as executive vice president of affiliate National Distributing Co., paid $25 million for a Bal Harbour penthouse that he’s now selling.
Carlos is a trustee of Atlanta Ballet and was named “Philanthropist of the Year” by the Atlanta chapter of the Association of Fund-Raising Professionals in 2016. Carlos also sits on the board of various nonprofits including the Atlanta Police Foundation and Emory University’s Michael C. Carlos Museum.