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20+ unhinged comments found on Lenka’s Instagram after ‘Selos’ controversy

Australian singer-songwriter Lenka found herself at the center of a social media storm after Filipino fans of Shaira descended upon her Instagram account, leaving negative comments and reactions. These comments, ranging from criticism to outright hostility, shed light on the complexities of cultural appropriation, online behavior, and the power dynamics within the music industry.

Here are some of the most unhinged comments that have been found in Lenka’s Instagram:

These comments reflect a diverse range of sentiments among Filipinos on social media regarding the viral impact of Shaira’s parody of Lenka’s music. While some did express gratitude for the newfound recognition of Lenka’s work, others have been criticizing her response, with some even resorting to extreme statements.

This case has since shown the complexities of artistic recognition in a globalized digital landscape. It also highlights the challenges and responsibilities artists and content creators face in navigating such scenarios.

Lenka and her team has so far not made any general response to these comments.

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