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Thai cosmetic brand 'Cathy Doll' accused of plagiarizing EXID's 'Up & Down'

By yckim124   Wednesday, May 24, 2017   31,237   1,612   52
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Thai cosmetic brand 'Cathy Doll' is accused of plagiarizing the hit track by EXID for their CF. 


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For the new CF, 'Cathy Doll' formed a girl group with female models and released an MV. Netizens are finding the CF MV an issue as it seems to sound greatly similar to EXID's ''Up & Down''.


Here is the hit track by EXID. 


And here is the CF by 'Cathy Doll'. 



Numerous fans filed complaints regarding the similarities. In response, EXID's label Banana Culture announced, "We have confirmed the reports by fans. We're currently looking into the situation."


Do you think this is plagiarism? 

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Peejeon Sunday, June 11, 2017

How could you insult EXID like that? I thought you were better this AKP...

lilliana Wednesday, May 31, 2017

In a whole, the song did sound similar, for example how the chorus and verse is being set up... but I won't call it plagiarism

chaelicen Thursday, May 25, 2017

i don't think it's plagarism... maybe i'll see it more if the vocals are less sharp and screechy

mickyhero Thursday, May 25, 2017

hhaahhahaahha no the similarity is like 1%....the voice of the singer is actually so screechy i got chills

onedelacruise Thursday, May 25, 2017

how can they even think of exid when watching this?!

bangeryun94 Thursday, May 25, 2017

Yeah, NO!

exo_snsd Thursday, May 25, 2017

i think the melody is a little similar but that doesn't mean exid up and down is plagiarism

clarissaxd Wednesday, May 24, 2017

What truely stands out is their song is terrible and the dance is... lame.

hyelinnie Wednesday, May 24, 2017

I think its the bass of the song that gets people in the background as well as certain dance moves.

ebilfairy Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Yeah I'm not seeing the plagiarizing. To be honest the commercial song is actually painful to listen to. I don't know if it's cos the voices are so sharp and just don't sound nice to me or because of the headache inducing music.

Gfriend_Umji_Luv ebilfairy Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Same. I don't see the similarities at all.. Their choreo is basic girl group formation anyway XD

alexanderchan ebilfairy Saturday, June 17, 2017

I think they copied the dance of up and down , very very very and copied the background of mr chu also i see similarities to lipstick by afterschool

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