Taryn Manning she’s been attacked by white women because of her starring role in the new film, Karen.

Orange is the New Black” alum Taryn is producing and starring in the film as Karen White, a racist and entitled white woman in the South who terrorizes her new African-American neighbors

In her Mr. Warburton magazine interview for the September fall fashion issue, Taryn shared:

I was attacked a lot by white women who felt that I had betrayed my own race.

A lot of people aren’t taking it well, but it’s something that needs to be brought to the forefront so we can start to change humanity, really.

Taryn Manning has limited the comments on her Instagram page and made her Twitter account private to protect her peace.

Karen opens in theaters this Friday.