Earlier today, INFINITE’s L announced his departure from Woollim Entertainment with a hand-written letter that he posted on his personal Instagram.
While many fans were sending him their support, wishing him the best in his next chapter in life, some eagle-eyed fans of Girls’ Generation noticed some familiar lines in his letter.
인피니트 엘 입장문…. 서현이 입장문이랑 문장이 아예 똑같은 게 세개나 됨. pic.twitter.com/zwFJODH1nX
— 탱니토 (@taengnito) August 19, 2019
In a tweet that is very quickly going viral, a SONE discovered that several lines in L’s letter were exactly the same as Seohyun’s letter she wrote to her fans.
This picture is from L’s letter, posted August 29, 2019.
And this picture is from Seohyun’s letter, posted November 3, 2017.
The highlighted portions showcase 4 sentences that are word for word the same, minus the 3rd highlighted sentence, where Girls’ Generation and Unnies are removed, and INFINITE is implied.
In addition, 2 other sentences were discovered to also be matching from Seohyun’s letter, bringing the total up to 6. The sentences are underlined in red.
Naturally, SONE are not happy with what they believe is laziness from L.
did he even try 💀 https://t.co/v6loYICHQ2
— bee (@taengab) August 19, 2019
Lmao what the
Infinite L's message of him leaving his agency copied multiple lines from Seohyun's heartfelt and well thought out message when she left SM https://t.co/Koym7GTkjQ
— 소원💖 (@jasminelep) August 19, 2019
Copy paste pa more https://t.co/9mckdmtJ0m
— arci (@seorever628) August 19, 2019
**** : "can i copy your homework?"
sjh: "sure but try not to make it look obvious." https://t.co/wuPnkFMvAv
— 🏹 (@seoductress) August 19, 2019
Uhhh🤦🏻♀️ when inspiration becomes plagiarism lol https://t.co/CG5fP9w4Ko
— 🌹 Lil’ Touch #몰랐니 (@JenaynayX) August 19, 2019