Psy Negatively Reacts To The Use Of Tax Money For A Golden Gangnam Style Statue Worth 357000 Usd

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Psy negatively reacts to the use of tax money for a golden 'Gangnam Style' statue worth 357,000 USD
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Psy negatively reacts to the use of tax money for a golden 'Gangnam Style' statue worth 357,000 USD

A golden statue featuring the iconic 'horse dance' hand motions from Psy 's hit song "Gangnam Style" was established at COEX last year. The sculpture is reportedly worth 400,000,000 KRW, which is equal to approximately 357,142 USD.

What are Psy's thoughts on this? Does he approve?

On July 24, Ilgan Sports sat down with the world star for an exclusive interview. Psy honestly stated, "I think it's just too much. It's also funny how they only created the hands."  

He then went on to explain, "I understand that everyone was so hyped and excited after the song went viral but this is my occupation after all. I didn't do it for the country or anything. I really appreciate the fact that they used tax money to create this but I really think it's just too much."

Fans Shocked By The Outrageous Price of This 'Gangnam Style' Statue
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Fans Shocked By The Outrageous Price of This 'Gangnam Style' Statue

PSY is continuing to make headlines with his 5-year-old hit song "Gangnam Style." Recently, the Korean Government used tax payers money to make a statue in his honor, both the outrageous price shocked both PSY and fans of the song and singer.

The sculpture is reportedly worth a whopping 400,000,000 KRW, which is equal to approximately $357,142 USD. Can you say crazy? The statue was built last year at Gangnam's major tourist attraction, 'COEX.' PSY reacted as anyone would expect and revealed his thoughtson the statue during an interview with Ilgan Sportson July 24th.

PSY Collaborates With G-Dragon, Taeyang, Lee Sung Kyung, iKON & Tablo For Comeback Album; 'Gangnam Style' Singer To Release Album May 10
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PSY Collaborates With G-Dragon, Taeyang, Lee Sung Kyung, iKON & Tablo For Comeback Album; 'Gangnam Style' Singer To Release Album May 10

PSY may have made his fans wait for a year and a half before coming out with a new album but his latest material comes stacked with high-end collaborations. It is said that no less than superstars G-Dragon, Taeyang, Tablo and Lee Sung Kyung will be featured artists in PSY's comeback album.

According to a report by Korea Herald, PSY's upcoming studio album will be entitled "4X2=8" which may be a play on the number 8, as the new album is the artist's eighth studio album. The comeback album promises to be an exciting one given the amount of talent featured in the lineup. The roster also shows the collaboration of artists under the YG Entertainment label.

PSY Discusses The Negative Impact That The Worldwide Hit Song Gangnam Style Left Him
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PSY Discusses The Negative Impact That The Worldwide Hit Song Gangnam Style Left Him

Singer PSY became honest about how his mega-hit song Gangnam Style affected him.

On the recent episode of Ask Us Anything on May 13, the singer confessed, The hardest time after my debut was during Gangnam Style promotions. Even I didnt know the song would be such a hit. I just did it for fun and it became too big. Then the anticipation for my next release increased, and it scared me.

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The star explained, It felt like it was my birthday and the day never seemed to end. Metaphorically speaking, I went up without preparing a parachute. I didnt know I would go up that high.

PSY Reveals Gangnam Style Was The Most Difficult Point Of His Career
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PSY Reveals Gangnam Style Was The Most Difficult Point Of His Career

PSY revealed that the most difficult time since his debut was when he promoted in the United States with Gangnam Style.

In a recent episode of JTBCs Knowing Bros, PSY revealed that he suffered a lot of stress and pressure after seeing Gangnam Style blow up in popularity across the world.

He explained that he felt scared afterward, especially because more and more people started expecting more from him and were anxious to see his next release.