Rihanna Embroiled In New Plagiarism Row Following ‘GQ’ Spread

Published: Sunday 1st Dec 2013 by David

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.

Full story below…

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.”

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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  1. TheTruth December 1, 2013

    So he inspired Medusa? Yall could’ve saved this blog post

  2. Lovebird (Britney Jean – 03.12.13) December 1, 2013

    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.

  3. King13 December 1, 2013

    How come when Beyoncé plagiarizes half her discography no posts about that are made on this site? The bias is real…

  4. Molly December 1, 2013

    Sam needs a HIT post. lol

  5. Lovebird (Britney Jean – 03.12.13) December 1, 2013


    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.

    • Queen December 2, 2013

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

  6. King13 December 1, 2013

    Britney Jean yass!!! here for you tbh

    • Lovebird (Britney Jean – 03.12.13) December 1, 2013


  7. Career Ender December 1, 2013

    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

    • Lovebird (Britney Jean – 03.12.13) December 1, 2013

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

  8. Career Ender December 1, 2013

    Whoever this guy is, he wants fame on Rihanna’s name. He must fall back

  9. Career Ender December 1, 2013

    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

    • Queen December 2, 2013

      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

  10. Rihiconna December 1, 2013

    This is from Medusa!!! Damn people are dumb

  11. Skyfall December 1, 2013

    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

  12. Skyfall December 1, 2013

    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?

  13. BeyRihStan December 1, 2013

    Ummmm its Medusa!!!! He didn’t create Medusa!!!

  14. MC!!!!! December 1, 2013

    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!!!!

  15. Nicki Is Queen. Other B****** Take A Seat December 1, 2013

    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

  16. Marcel December 1, 2013

    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

  17. JER December 1, 2013

    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!

  18. desiree December 2, 2013

    He did not create Medusa. The ignorance is real. Smh

  19. roxy December 2, 2013

    Those snakes on her head look disgusting ewwwww

  20. Tika December 2, 2013

    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.

  21. *ℙᏫℙ ℝᏫᎩAℒᎿᎩ* December 2, 2013

    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. 🙄 😆

  22. Kisses Down Low December 2, 2013

    You should have instead posted on her stealing the Doobie wrap style from that girl. Shes a style jacker.

  23. Avenger December 2, 2013

    Kelis and Fefe Dobson would agree with this guy.

    • Queen December 2, 2013


  24. Queen December 2, 2013

    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

  25. Rihiconna December 2, 2013

    who is kelis and fefe dobson??? @avenger

  26. DJT December 2, 2013

    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”.

  27. ICONIC RIRI December 3, 2013

    cheap blog. Hating on the Queen.

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