Beyoncé COPIED Japanese Designer's Artwork For Renaissance Tour? Here’s How Her Fans REACT-READ BELOW

Hajime Sorayama shared several images on Monday to claim that Beyoncé did not ask him for permission before assumedly using his futuristic sketches for her Renaissance tour visuals

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Beyoncé COPIED Japanese Designer's Artwork For Renaissance Tour? Here’s How Her Fans REACT-READ BELOW
Beyoncé’s Renaissance tour has sparked fresh controversy and she has been accused of ripping off Japanese designer Hajime Sorayama’s artwork. 

Taking to his Instagram handle, Sorayama shared several images on Monday to claim that the Grammy Winner did not ask him for permission before assumedly using his futuristic sketches for her Renaissance tour visuals.

“Yo @beyonce 🤘 You should have asked me ‘officially’ so that I could make much better work for you as like my man @theweeknd ✊,” Sorayama wrote while he posted a carousel that compared his art to some of her performance graphics and outfits. ALSO READ | Kylie Jenner And Timothée Chalamet Get Cozy On Their Romantic Outing At Beyoncé’s Concert-WATCH

The first picture featured the Break My Soul singer’s face on a massive screen on one of the several dozen stages. She was also seen sporting a chrome, alien-like headpiece that swooped down on her forehead and featured pointy cylinders over her ears. She accessorized the robotic look with silver lip rings.

Other images of the post depicted the designer’s futuristic images which bear a striking resemblance to Sorayama's design showing women wearing strikingly similar headpieces along with matching geometric getups resembling fitted tin suits.

In no time Beyoncé’s fans jumped in to defend her as one comment read, “She’s wearing Thierry Mugler based off an archive Mugler look that referenced metropolis. Were you this incensed when she wore a similar headpiece in 2007 at the BET awards?”

“I understand you feel like your art has been imitated and copied by her but this visual has been out for months (6+ months) so to now have outrage about it. Seems like a reach for something or a grab at something,” another person echoed.

“I understand you feel like your art has been imitated and copied by her but this visual has been out for months (6+ months) so to now have outrage about it. Seems like a reach for something or a grab at something,” another person echoed. ALSO READ | Beyoncé Narrowly Escapes Wardrobe Malfunction! Singer’s Dancer Saves Her During Hamburg Concert-WATCH

A few fans also shared that they both drew inspiration from the 1927 German expressionist science-fiction silent film ‘Metropolis’. 

“Metropolis, Mugler, Gaultier, and more have all done this. You don’t own the Android aesthetic,” a user stated.

Image Source: Instagram