South Korean YouTuber Song Ji-ah, a contestant on Netflix’s newest hit actuality relationship present Single’s Inferno, has apologised for wearing counterfeit luxury vogue objects.
She was earlier criticised by netizens who claimed that a few of her outfits and jewelry within the present and her YouTube clips resembled high-priced manufacturers together with Chanel and Dior however have been truly fake.
Song, 25, who’s also called FreeZia, launched her YouTube channel in 2019 and have become a magnificence content material creator. Through the channel, she has launched merchandise and shared opinions of them.
The counterfeit luxury goods controversy has upset quite a few followers of the relationship present and Song’s YouTube channel.
Some mentioned that it’s a disgrace that the YouTuber needed to fake her way of life, whereas others mentioned it isn’t a giant deal.
On Monday (Jan 17), Song posted an apology on her Instagram account, admitting the criticism is “partly true”.
She additionally deleted all of the posts that featured fake merchandise.
“I wish to apologise to the manufacturers which have suffered injury from the difficulty. I lengthen my honest apology to my followers and subscribers as effectively,” Song mentioned.
“As an individual with a dream of launching my very own model, I’ll mirror deeply on the newest controversy. I’ll have a larger sense of accountability.”
According to South Korean legislation, promoting and importing counterfeit goods is against the law. It can be in opposition to the legislation to own the goods for the aim of duplicating and fabricating others’ registered logos.
But patrons who don’t recognise the objects as fake aren’t thought of to have damaged the legislation.
Meanwhile, Song has completed recording an episode for broadcaster JTBC’s hit discuss present, Knowing Bros, in addition to fellow broadcaster MBC’s selection present, Omniscient Interfering View. But it’s unsure if the episodes will air on the small display screen amid the controversy. – The Korea Herald/Asia News Network