Jodi Grollo Instagram submit new Melbourne lockdown music

Karen from Brighton returns with a Backstreet Boys music about lockdown. Image: Instagram

Social media sensation Karen from Brighton has returned with a brand new music to assist increase Melburnians spirits throughout the newest lockdown.

Jodi Grollo, who shot to fame as Karen from Brighton final yr when she complained about strolling the identical streets of the luxurious bayside suburb, says she has returned house from Noosa to assist get Victorians by way of one other lockdown.

In her newest Instagram submit on Thursday, she coated the Backstreet Boys’ smash hit Everyone (Backstreet’s Again) with lyrics tailored to Victoria’s state of affairs.

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“Everyone, yeah, I’m so sorry,” she sang.

“Everyone, lock your doorways tonight, Covid’s again all proper.

“Oh my God it’s again once more. Everyone’s locked inside once more.

“Covid’s again one other variant now, 12 months on and we nonetheless don’t know the way.

“Is it authentic, perhaps.”

Ms Grollo then had one other delicate swipe on the Premier Dan Andrews and Well being Minister Martin Foley, who she has closely criticised up to now for his or her dealing with of the coronavirus pandemic.

“Can we blame Danny? Unlikely,” she continued.

“How’s about Foley? Effectively in all probability.

“All I do know is that we have to lock our bloody doorways once more tonight. Crap.”

Karen from Brighton. Picture: Channel 9
Karen from Brighton. Image: Channel 9
Social media sensation Jodi Grollo has become known as Karen from Brighton after appearing on Nine News. Picture: Instagram/therealkarenfrombriiighton
Social media sensation Jodi Grollo has change into generally known as Karen from Brighton after showing on 9 Information. Image: Instagram/therealkarenfrombriiighton

The submit has already gathered greater than 10,500 views in simply 24 hours.

Ms Grollo rose to social media fame when she was interviewed on 9 Information from Melbourne’s Botanic Gardens monitor throughout final yr’s crippling lockdown and was requested a couple of new restriction to not cross council boundaries whereas exercising.

“Effectively, you get sick of strolling the identical streets,” she mentioned. “You understand, I’ve achieved all of Brighton.”

Jody Grollo, known as Karen from Brighton, departs for Darwin at Melbourne Airport in October last year. Picture: NCA NewsWire/David Geraghty
Jody Grollo, generally known as Karen from Brighton, departs for Darwin at Melbourne Airport in October final yr. Image: NCA NewsWire/David Geraghty

She was then concerned in a bitter confrontation with the Premier earlier than she finally packed up and moved to Queensland through the Northern Territory’s Howard Springs facility to flee Victoria’s lockdown.

Though she indicated the transfer would in all probability be everlasting on the time, she says she has returned this week to “assist get us by way of one other lockdown”.

The viral celeb is the daughter of pokies king Bruce Mathieson and the spouse of Gianni Grollo, whose household controls the distinguished Grollo building empire.

Some have dubbed her ‘Karen from Brighton’ for her response to Melbourne’s lockdown on 9 Information.



Jack Paynter is NCA NewsWire’s breaking information and crime reporter primarily based in Melbourne. He started his profession as a neighborhood journalist at Chief neighborhood information in suburban Melbourne earlier than shifting to Hobart for a stint… Learn extra

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