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International netizens debate about cultural appropriation after Jackson sports dreadlocks in 'Pepsi' ad
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International netizens debate about cultural appropriation after Jackson sports dreadlocks in 'Pepsi' ad

International fans are in a heated debate about cultural appropriation after GOT7's Jacksonsported dreadlocks in his new advertisement forPepsi China.

Many international fans and social media users have gone on to his Instagram to state that wearing dreadlocks is a form of cultural appropriation and that he should apologize. In response to this, Jackson said, "LOL...that's ridiculous". He further added, "I don't think I'm the only one doing this and if people are gonna point fingers at this, so be it...haters gon hate. I have all my respect and love for all RACE. But if you think this whole thing is disrespecting or mock a race, I'm really sorry but you are on the wrong page. I made this decision because I was too in love with the culture. No matter if it's music wise, people, background or anything, and I truly respect it with my heart. It's a complete misunderstanding"

Debate about cultural appropriation fires up after EXO's Kai is seen with dreadlocks in comeback teasers
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Debate about cultural appropriation fires up after EXO's Kai is seen with dreadlocks in comeback teasers

The debate about cultural appropriation is heating up among international K-Pop fans after Kai was spotted with dreadlocks in EXOcomeback teasers.

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Kai was the first member of EXO to greet fans with teasers for ''Ko KoBop''. In the teaser photos and videos, Kai captivated with his charisma and also surprised many with tattoos and dreads. Out of all, the idol star's hairstyle is gaining the most attention as Kai is accused of cultural appropriation.

International fans boycott new MBC drama 'Man Who Dies to Live' for cultural appropriation
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International fans boycott new MBC drama 'Man Who Dies to Live' for cultural appropriation

A new MBC drama which began airing this past July 19, by the title of 'Man Who Dies to Live', has international fans outraged for appropriating Islam culture. 

The drama stars Choi Min Soo, Shin Sung Rok, Kang Ye Won, Lee So Yeon, and more, and tells the story of a Korean man who ends up living in a small, fictional kingdom in the Middle East in the 1970's. The man, who earns the name Said Faad Ali during his stay in the Middle Eastern Kingdom, earns high social status there, receiving the ruler's favor. However, he discovers that he has a daughter in Korea, and is ordered by the ruler of the kingdom to go find his daughter in one month, after which Said Faad Ali will marry the ruler's daughter. 

Produce 101 contestants accused of copying GOT7s Hard Carry for their original composition
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Produce 101 contestants accused of copying GOT7s Hard Carry for their original composition

Some Produce 101 contestants are being accused of making use of GOT7s Hard Carry in the composition of their original song and choreography.

In a recent episode of Mnets Produce 101, groups had to perform a song a dance as part of the A-F rank level test. The group from Brand New Music, which consisted of trainees Kim Donghyeon, Park Woojin, Lee Daehwi, and Lim Yeongmin, performed what they claimed to be a completely original composition accompanied by original choreography.

NUESTs Minhyun Accused Of Dancing Off-beat, Is Actually The Only One Doing It Right
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NUESTs Minhyun Accused Of Dancing Off-beat, Is Actually The Only One Doing It Right

At first, it looked like NUEST Minhyuns dancing was off-beat during Produce 101s Pick Me but after the show aired, people realized he was the only one doing it right.

Before the airing of Mnets second season of Produce 101, the trainees participating in the show were asked to perform the shows new song Pick Me as the opening performance of a professional baseball game on March 31.

Fan-taken videos of the trainees performing were soon uploaded, including one of NUEST member Minhyun. The video attracted the attention of netizens because Minhyun was not dancing in sync with the other trainees. This resulted in accusations that he was dancing off beat and people started to question his skills as a participant of the show.