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4 Controversial Issues Surrounding ‘Produce 101’ Season 2
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4 Controversial Issues Surrounding ‘Produce 101’ Season 2

Mnet's "Produce 101" Season 2 has produced multiple controversies prior to its release. However, that doesn't necessarily mean that the show has lost its fun. Instead, viewers are getting hooked to see what the show has in store following lots of surprising news and rumors surrounding it. To wrap up all of the crazy things that happened from the pre-release "Produce 101" Season 2 until now here's the list of XX surprising things about the top-grossing Mnet show that everyone needs to know.

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Netizens think 'Produce 101' center boy's self-composed song sounds like GOT7's 'Hard Carry'
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Netizens think 'Produce 101' center boy's self-composed song sounds like GOT7's 'Hard Carry'

'Produce 101' has been caught in yet another controversy.

On the 15th's episode, the long-awaited trainees from Brand New Music finally got to show their talents off. The group included Lee Dae Hwi, the center boy for the "Pick Me" stage. Lee Dae Hwi revealed that he'd composed and wrote the lyrics to the song himself, and choreography was created by Park Woo Jin, who is also part of the team.

However, after the show aired, many people realized that the song sounded very much like GOT7's "Hard Carry". Not only so, but the choreography was similar as well. Top-voted comments included comments such as, "This sounds so much like 'Hard Carry'," "The shaking choreography looks a lot like 'Hard Carry'," "Hard Carry, hey! Wait, what?", "This song is just 'Hard Carry.' Lee Dae Hwi composed this song? He needs to explain himself," and more.

Viewers think these 2 trainees could be the best dancers on Produce 101
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Viewers think these 2 trainees could be the best dancers on Produce 101

These two contestants on the second season of MnetProduce 101 showed off their dance skills, and viewers claim they are possibly the best dancers on the show.

During the most recent episode of Produce 101, contestants of the show were expected to perform to receive an evaluation grade. These contestants danced to Block Bs Very Good and received positive feedback. Both of these contestants showed incredible stage presence as well as outstanding dance skills.

Produce 101 Season 2 Trainees To Vote For Most Handsome Contestant Among Themselves
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Produce 101 Season 2 Trainees To Vote For Most Handsome Contestant Among Themselves

Produce 101 season 2 has resumed filming with all 98 contestants.

According to broadcast sources on April 17, Mnets Produce 101 season 2 gathered all of the trainees on April 15 and recorded an episode. This marks their second meet-up after their official broadcast together on April 7.

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The trainees reportedly had a time to review episodes one and two and talk with one another. Plus, the staff supposedly organized a segment to pick the best looking trainee out of the 98 contestants. In the first season, the girl trainees also did a similar task where they voted to pick who would get the center stage.

GOT7 fans accuse Produce 101 contestants of copying Hard Carry
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GOT7 fans accuse Produce 101 contestants of copying Hard Carry

Some Produce 101 contestants are being accused of making use of GOT7s Hard Carry in the composition of their original song and choreography.

In a recent episode of Mnets Produce 101, groups had to perform a song a dance as part of the A-F rank level test. The group from Brand New Music, which consisted of trainees Kim Donghyeon, Park Woojin, Lee Daehwi, and Lim Yeongmin, performed what they claimed to be a completely original composition accompanied by original choreography.