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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. 

TWICE's 'Signal' Album Accused Of Plagiarizing Hailee Steinfeld's 'Starving'
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TWICE's 'Signal' Album Accused Of Plagiarizing Hailee Steinfeld's 'Starving'

Hit K-pop girl group, TWICE, is being heavily scrutinized by people after they have been alleged of plagiarizing the Hailee Steinfeld's song, "Starving". News has it that TWICE's recently released album, "Signal" has plagiarized Steinfeld's song.

There are even some people that are saying that the K-pop group has not only plagiarized the lyrics but the musical composition as well. According to Korea Portal, there are already a lot of people who believe that TWICE has copied Steinfeld's song because of the many similarities that it bears with each other.

JYP Denies Reports That GOT7s Jackson Will Appear In Chinese Show Accused Of Plagiarizing Youns Kitchen
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JYP Denies Reports That GOT7s Jackson Will Appear In Chinese Show Accused Of Plagiarizing Youns Kitchen

Representatives of GOT7s Jackson have denied rumors that he will be appearing in a Chinese variety show that has been accused of plagiarizing tvNs Youns Kitchen.

Chinas Hunan TV recently announced that it is working on a new program called Chinese Restaurant (literal title) for their third quarter schedule. Soon after, there were media reports that GOT7s Jackson would be appearing on the show, and the news spread further when the new shows Weibo account shared a post related to the idol.