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HYBE Allegedly Sues K-Pop Group For Plagiarizing NewJeans’ Emblem

Is all of it a advertising tactic?

HYBE is allegedly suing an impartial music group after they plagiarized NewJeans.

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OKPOP is an impartial, satirical K-Pop co-ed group consisting of buddies, Brto, Yuuta, Smear, HanbonPaige, and former member Po, from Rutgers College. They’ve a following of 371.5K on TikTok.

@okpopofficial

OKPOP IS BACK‼️‼️‼️‼️ #bts #okpop #kpop

♬ suono originale – OKPOP

The group debuted on April 1 of this yr with the one “TAKE MY HAND.”

OKPOP up to date their followers, asserting that they have been sued. The video went viral with over 5M views on the time of writing.

@okpopofficial

Any authorized recommendation? Attorneys? #okpop #kpop

♬ SAY YOU WANNA GO – OKPOP

OKPOP claimed they’ll’t discuss who sued them on account of authorized causes. But, they gave the impression to be dropping hints, together with a NewJeansMinji photocard.

Moreover, OKPOP revealed they’re altering their brand from a video-game kind character of a bear (a parody of NewJeans’ bunny brand). Their new brand continues to be a bear, although.

Naturally, netizens have been shocked that NewJeans allegedly sued OKPOP.

If NewJeans’ firm actually is suing OKPOP on account of plagiarism of their brand, then netizens have introduced up a brand new concern.

OKPOP’s new brand, the bear, is definitely the identical bear from Kanye West‘s album Commencement.

OKPOP responded to a remark, revealing that they have been allegedly sued for $1,500,000 USD.

@okpopofficial

Risposta a @🎀PLEASE GIVE ADVICE!! #okpop #kpop

♬ SAY YOU WANNA GO – OKPOP

Netizens have been outraged that HYBE would sue for a lot, contemplating OKPOP has a small following in comparison with their very own teams. Many really feel that HYBE ought to have simply despatched a stop and desist.

Netizens are beginning to query the authenticity of the state of affairs. A number of identified that OKPOP, technically a satirical group, needs to be protected below copyright as they’re technically parodying K-Pop teams.

Some counsel that the complete factor is a advertising tactic on OKPOP’s behalf. OKPOP simply made their comeback with the one “SAY YOU WANNA GO.”

This additionally just isn’t the primary time OKPOP has introduced up the similarities between the NewJeans brand and theirs.

@okpopofficial

We’ve by no means even heard of them earlier than 🙁 #okpop #kpop #newjeans #goals #kindakorean

♬ DREAM – OKPOP

Beforehand, they joked that NewJeans copied them and never vice versa.

@okpopofficial

Replying to @zekey ^0^ / #newjeans #okpop #kpop

♬ ADDICTED – OKPOP

@okpopofficial

Replying to @Weezer Wayne C U IN COURT! #okpop #newjeans #kpop

♬ ADDICTED – OKPOP

May all of it simply be a advertising tactic?

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