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Hyoyeon suspected of copying Ariana Grande for her solo promotions

By alim17   Wednesday, December 7, 2016   236,521   31,061   324



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A netizen has made known his or her suspicions through an online community that Hyoyeon may have copied Ariana Grande's style in her recent solo promotions for "Mystery" - and the person is not alone because lots of netizens after reading the post were in accordance.

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The netizen first pointed out that Ariana Grande was known for her half-up ponytail, and then for her "Side to Side" MV released on August 29, she pierced a hole through her baseball cap and pulled that ponytail through it.  The hairstyle is what Hyoyeon has been sporting for "Mystery."

On top of that, the netizen stated Hyoyeon did not copy only the hair but also the outfit and general style. In the picture below, Ariana Grande is the woman standing on the left. She's wearing a 2-piece white outfit with a sheer, long coat over it.  Still cuts from Hyoyeon's MV show her in similar attire and purple lighting. The coat color is different, but the oversized style of the outerwear topped with a midriff-baring top and loose training pants are similar.

The netizen added that Hyoyeon is pulling off the look on her music show performances and that "Side to Side" is a single that Ariana Grande is promoting even now. The netizen concluded, "Even in the past, there were a lot of suspicions that Girls' Generation's stage outfits were plagiarisms, but the only, unconvincing feedback was that those were 'hommages,' and then, without even self-reflecting, they again steal the styles of overseas singers, which is a bit annoying and disgraceful.  Also, I feel like they're pushing the oversized coat, bustier, and wide pants as the main outfit for her 'Side to Side' promotions, so geez...  In conclusion, I I view this as clear plagiarism because they copied not only the hair but also the image as is from the representative main image of Ariana's single 'Side to Side.'  Because in entertainment, an image soon becomes a product."

Netizens mostly agreed, stating, "Hul... shock.. I just watched Ariana's MV a few days ago and then Hyoyeon's MV but had not thought they were similar at all [until now]. But Hyoyeon really got a lot prettier," "The hair was an already existing style, but still, the clothes and atmosphere are really similar.." "The motif looks copied, but I don't know about disgraceful," "It's too similar," "I don't think the hair really matters, but the clothes... are too similar," "How many times did Girls' Generation plagiarize their outfits.." "It's too similar for anyone to deny it," "It's the same to the point it looks like they just brought the clothes and stole them..." and more. 

What do you think? You can check out the MVs below.

  1. Hyoyeon
  2. Ariana Grande
  3. side to side

crazyft Friday, December 9, 2016

it not her the director & the stylist's

sandra_star Thursday, December 8, 2016

Really? What about mintty and her solo "Already Go Lady". She also had the Arianne Grande look but nobody said anything about that

karakamilia sandra_star Friday, December 9, 2016

Comparing Mintt to Hyoyeon is totally different and dumb. No one knows Mint and the people who knows her DID compare her to Ariana's look.

SophiiSone Thursday, December 8, 2016

People be givng all the stupidest reasons to hate on Hyo unnie: first, her nose, then this? Oh my goodness XD All she did was perform, and you go blaming her for her clothes, like wtf is wrong wih you?? Did you all become noobs in KPOP once again just to make sense out of this thing? You do know that there are people assigned for wardrobe, right? Will you stop being stupid, we know you are desperate to hate, but please at least do it intelligently, if that is even possible.

ani07 Thursday, December 8, 2016

yeah, because she made the mv and picked out the clothes herself. really? the stylist and mv director is to blame, not her. -.-

Doayeon Thursday, December 8, 2016


Sarah67 Thursday, December 8, 2016

side note Ari looks bomb af!!

blackpinkismine Thursday, December 8, 2016

Lwkmd! Is it now dat neitzens r noticing d fa ct that to some xtend kpop stars copy apop stars{I repeat 2 some xtend} n besides whtas with apop stars being in kpop news diz year,Fromm Taylor Swift to Miley n Justin to Rihanna to Wiz Khalifa very soon it will b Kim Kardashian and Lee So Man😂😂😂

blackpinkismine Thursday, December 8, 2016


808b blackpinkismine Thursday, December 8, 2016

Lee Minho in legend of the blue sea copied Kris Jenner oh no.

blackpinkismine 808b Friday, December 9, 2016

Don't get

808b blackpinkismine Friday, December 9, 2016

It was a meme I saw on IG. A pretty hilarious one.

blackpinkismine 808b Saturday, December 10, 2016

Alright hahahaha

Hidaya_Hassan Thursday, December 8, 2016

What happened to imitation being the biggest form of flattery????

nimika453 Thursday, December 8, 2016

i'm sorry but isn't fashion supposed to be universal?if we all start claiming plagiarism or copycat then everyone, celebrity or not, is guilty. its not like the music is the same or similar, the message is definitely different between songs. honestly some people need something better to do with their time than over analyzing everything

Bloodsweararmy Thursday, December 8, 2016

Snsd = queen of lipsync and copycats

blackpinkismine Bloodsweararmy Thursday, December 8, 2016

To sum xtend dey don't copy all

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