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Rihanna Embroiled In New Plagiarism Row Following ‘GQ’ Spread

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Months before the unleashing of her eighth studio album, Pop trendsetter Rihanna has found herself in the middle of a fresh plagiarism row this week, after the artist Jim Starr accused her of imitating his work on her most recent spread with ‘GQ‘ magazine.

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After catching wind of the shot published here, Starr took to Sarah Sands‘ ‘Evening Standard’ to accuse the Pop singer and creative Damien Hurst of imitating his work, without his permission.

He explained:

“I am aware that artists are all sort of drawing from the same well but I think I know when my work has inspired someone else’s.”

jim starr rihanna damien hurst that grape juice Rihanna Embroiled In New Plagiarism Row Following GQ Spread

Unfortunately for Hirst, Starr now joins a long list of artists to have accused him of intentionally plagiarising their work.

Indeed, as is explained here, the ‘For the Love of God’ creator has oft seen his creations critiqued and seen him labelled a ‘copy cat’, adding weight to Starr’s allegations.

Rihanna is yet to respond.

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  • December 1, 2013 at 9:54 pm
    TheTruth says:
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    So he inspired Medusa? Yall could’ve saved this blog post

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  • December 1, 2013 at 9:59 pm
    Lovebird (Britney Jean - 03.12.13) says:
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    LMAO Next somebody is going to come around and accuse so and so for wearing the Santa costume.

    Is this for real, like is this really for real?? I can’t.

    Slow news day Samantha?? Just post about Gags Muppet show FLOP, that is assured to give you some hits.

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  • December 1, 2013 at 10:00 pm
    King13 says:
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    How come when Beyoncé plagiarizes half her discography no posts about that are made on this site? The bias is real…

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  • December 1, 2013 at 10:01 pm
    Molly says:
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    Sam needs a HIT post. lol

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  • December 1, 2013 at 10:02 pm
    Lovebird (Britney Jean - 03.12.13) says:
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    @King13

    Beyonce fans are ignorant and racist anyway. You should have seen how they were going on about dark skinned people on the other post. Scum, all of them.

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    Queen Replied:

    DEMONIC Bird Crap
    get your lame ass life
    lies and more liesssssssssss
    just like BOREANNA the big THIEF!!!

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  • December 1, 2013 at 10:02 pm
    King13 says:
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    Britney Jean yass!!! here for you tbh

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    Lovebird (Britney Jean - 03.12.13) Replied:

    <333

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  • December 1, 2013 at 10:08 pm
    Career Ender says:
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    Fcuk you delusionalbird

    “All of them” Beyhive?

    If anything you are nearest person to Satan’s heart. Stay in your lane you evil bi**t

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    Lovebird (Britney Jean - 03.12.13) Replied:

    But you supported the racist ignorant comments from your fellow BeyHive, you’re just as guilty.

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  • December 1, 2013 at 10:09 pm
    Career Ender says:
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    Whoever this guy is, he wants fame on Rihanna’s name. He must fall back

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  • December 1, 2013 at 10:13 pm
    Career Ender says:
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    Have y’all realized this floney stan is the biggest liar on this site

    Its always doing the most against Beyonce and The Hive. You’d swear Bey barnished it from the highest heavens and now its angry

    It says Beyonce is a liar and a thief. I say it is = about 100 Beyonces combined together

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    Queen Replied:

    No one take her serious..
    her favs are the biggest flops with hits
    poor that…
    IT IS A JOKE.. aint hurting the hive one bit
    the QUEEN B/ KING is topping all charts this year..
    we are killing it as always
    She needs TO CRAWL BACK UP THIEFANNA CAVE OF A c******

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  • December 1, 2013 at 10:14 pm
    Rihiconna says:
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    This is from Medusa!!! Damn people are dumb

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  • December 1, 2013 at 10:22 pm
    Skyfall says:
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    Lol, people always wanna say somebody was “inspired” or “copied”
    From them like they were they one who invented Medusa. Or a
    Woman with snakes for hair

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  • December 1, 2013 at 10:25 pm
    Skyfall says:
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    And the only similarities I see is that they both have snakes for hair.
    Do Rihanna have a mask on, are her eyes black, are her lips red?

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  • December 1, 2013 at 10:31 pm
    BeyRihStan says:
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    Ummmm its Medusa!!!! He didn’t create Medusa!!!

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  • December 1, 2013 at 10:36 pm
    MC!!!!! says:
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    so beyonce gets away from actually copying a chick photoshoot for her tour costume and all but when rihanna does snakes in her hair for Halloween off of a painting no less she get all types of heat! I don’t get it! tbh its not like someone in real life did its a painting!!!!

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  • December 1, 2013 at 10:46 pm
    Nicki Is Queen. Other b****** Take A Seat says:
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    This is Golden! LMAO this guy thinks he invented medusa! wtf Ppl these days
    Are thirsty af. And btw don’t you dare say Britney is a flop she has achieved things your fave can only dream
    Of!

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  • December 1, 2013 at 11:30 pm
    Marcel says:
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    Folks need to realize that as an artist nothing is new under the sun so just because you think you were being creative an original others have the same influences and can think up the same thing

    Check out “Dare” by new artist Marcel

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  • December 1, 2013 at 11:48 pm
    JER says:
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    Try hard as always. Putting your name on songwriting credits for songs you never wrote is not the same as being inspired by a generic archetype. I cant!

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  • December 2, 2013 at 12:14 am
    desiree says:
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    He did not create Medusa. The ignorance is real. Smh

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  • December 2, 2013 at 12:21 am
    roxy says:
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    Those snakes on her head look disgusting ewwwww

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  • December 2, 2013 at 12:31 am
    Tika says:
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    This is so stupid. For one both images take from Medusa. There are thousands of pictures of Medusa over hundreds of years. The painting has on a mask, eyes can not be seen, and a colored lip. Rihannas pic has no mask, eyes can be seen with snake eye contacts, and she doesn’t have a colored lip. The painting does not have a snake around it’s neck. Some people are so thirsty now days.

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  • December 2, 2013 at 2:11 am
    Howard Stern On The David Letterman Show says:
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    [...] like sisters on the beach- Mrs GrapevineRihanna in another legal mess and it’s her fault- That Grape Juice /**/var [...]

  • December 2, 2013 at 5:32 am
    *ℙᏫℙ ℝᏫᎩAℒᎿᎩ* says:
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    He Simply Need More People.

    and to be totally honest, the whole “plagiarism” talk is Rich Coming from a nicki/beyonce stan Like u @sam, I just can’t at the Reach+bitterness+bias. :roll: :lol:

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  • December 2, 2013 at 6:19 am
    Kisses Down Low says:
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    You should have instead posted on her stealing the Doobie wrap style from that girl. Shes a style jacker.

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  • December 2, 2013 at 8:14 am
    Avenger says:
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    Kelis and Fefe Dobson would agree with this guy.

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    Queen Replied:

    LMAOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
    100%

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  • December 2, 2013 at 11:24 am
    Queen says:
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    THIFANNA at her same old tricks move on people
    and the GQ spread looks lame and stupid she don’t sell magazines anyway so MOVING ONNNNNNNNNNNNNN

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  • December 2, 2013 at 12:18 pm
    Rihiconna says:
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    who is kelis and fefe dobson??? @avenger

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  • December 2, 2013 at 8:52 pm
    DJT says:
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    I’m officially done with this hypocritical and overly biased blog. We get it, you love Beyonce and hate Rihanna but the truth will always remain to be the truth… And Beyonce is the biggest, most blatant plagiarist there is. NOT Rihanna… End of story. Officially done reading this b******* of a “blog”.

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  • December 3, 2013 at 8:36 am
    ICONIC RIRI says:
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    cheap blog. Hating on the Queen.

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