IU's Agency Refutes Claims Over Plagiarism Issues
IU's Agency Refutes Claims Over Plagiarism Issues

IU’s Agency Refutes Claims Over Plagiarism Issues

IU’s agency, EDAM Entertainment, has responded to claims made by NEKTA, stating that they did not receive any response from IU or her agency regarding plagiarism issues surrounding the song “The Red Shoes.” These claims arose in the midst of a controversy involving allegations of copyright violation against IU for six of her songs. The controversy first emerged in May when it was reported that a complaint had been filed against IU for alleged violations of copyright law in relation to her songs “The Red Shoes,” “Good Day,” “BBIBBI,” “pitiful,” “Boo,” and “Celebrity.” In response to these accusations, EDAM Entertainment released an official statement, firmly denying the allegations and vowing to take strong legal action against malicious rumors.

On May 11, Lee Min Soo, the songwriter behind IU’s “The Red Shoes” and “Good Day,” personally addressed the plagiarism allegations. Amidst this ongoing situation, NEKTA, a party involved in the controversy, claimed that they did not receive any response from IU or her agency despite their attempts to establish communication through emails. EDAM Entertainment’s response to NEKTA’s claims aims to clarify any misunderstandings and emphasizes their commitment to addressing the plagiarism allegations surrounding IU’s songs. As the controversy unfolds, fans and industry professionals will be closely watching to see how the situation develops and whether a resolution can be reached.

IU, whose real name is Lee Ji-eun, is a renowned South Korean singer-songwriter and actress. She made her debut on September 18, 2008, with a performance on M Countdown, showcasing her talent with the song “Lost Child.” The name IU is derived from the phrase “I and You,” symbolizing the belief that people can connect and unite through music. On January 6, IU and her entire team of staff members made a transition from Kakao M to EDAM Entertainment, a subsidiary of Kakao M. The move was made under the guidance of her manager, who had been with her for 12 years.

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