The Brief: According to the internet, "you're askin for a Baskin," a reference to Tiger King's Carole Baskin, is the new "you're crusin' for a brusin'."
Internet memes have declared that the phrase “askin’ for a Baskin” is a synonym for “cruisin’ for a bruisin’,” which means that someone is acting in a way that may lead to physical retribution.
This catchy phrase is a reference to Tiger King’s Carole Baskin. It’s unclear if “a Baskin” in this case is just a bit of fun wordplay, a reference to rumors that Carole murdered her husband, or a nod to Joe Exotic being convicted of attempted murder for hire of Carole Baskin.
Other People: You're cruising for a bruising.
Me: You're askin' for a Baskin!! pic.twitter.com/Wewnq9QSPk
— Christopher Hebert (@chebert13) May 9, 2020