- Donnalyn Bartolome was accused of plagiarizing a K-pop song by SOMI
- The recording artist defends herself from the allegations
- She also expressed her disappointment over fellow Pinoys belittling the OPM industry
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Donnalyn Bartolome stirred her social media followers by posting a defense against accusations about her allegedly plagiarizing a K-pop song by Korean-Canadian singer Jeon So-Mi or popularly known as SOMI.
This is regarding her latest music video ‘HBD’ which premiered last October 11 via her YouTube Channel which is four months after SOMI’s ‘Birthday’ music video was released on June 13.
The allegations started then but the recording artist did not hesitate to reply to the bashing. She stated that this claim was generated over the reason that her music video was released a year late. Apparently, her song was produced back in 2017 to 2018. The single was released first and then it was included in the completed album – ‘Surprise’ by 2018.
Therefore, Donnalyn Bartolome specified that it would have been impossible for her to plagiarize it.
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The singer has also expressed her disappointments and lamented why it would be her fellow Filipinos who try to belittle the OPM industry.
She reiterated that she continuously takes pride in being a Filipino artist that’s why she could not brush off the accusations easily.
Now, her music video has been trending on YouTube for three days straight, gaining over 3.8 million views.
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Recently, the actress also posted about her thoughts on Alex Gonzaga on a previous article of KAMI.
Donnalyn Bartolome is a Pinay YouTube vlogger, actress and recording artist. She rose to fame after releasing her single – Kakaibabe which is a part of the ‘Diary ng Panget’ movie soundtrack.
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