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* CreatorRecovery: During TurnOfTheMillennium, PSY was accused of singing explicit and suggestive songs (like ''Bird'') in his albums, and was also evading the mandatory military training at that time, despite he was working for a software development company, leading to him being a controversial and divisive rapper that made his earlier works much darker in tone. Come TheNewTens when he joined YG Entertainment due to financial reasons after leaving military, his songs like ''Music/GangnamStyle'' gained him much better reputation, as his songs, while still contain certain BlackComedy, is noticeably much cheerier and more humorous than he was before.

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* CreatorRecovery: During TurnOfTheMillennium, PSY was accused of singing explicit and suggestive songs (like ''Bird'') in his albums, and was also evading the mandatory military training at that time, despite he was working for a software development company, leading to him being a controversial and divisive rapper that made his earlier works much darker in tone. Come TheNewTens when he joined YG Entertainment due to financial reasons after leaving military, his songs like ''Music/GangnamStyle'' gained him much better reputation, as his songs, while still contain certain BlackComedy, is are noticeably much cheerier and more humorous than he was before.

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* CreatorRecovery: During TurnOfTheMillennium, PSY was accused of singing explicit and suggestive songs (like ''Bird'') in his albums, and was also evading the mandatory military training at that time, despite he was working for a software development company, leading to him being a controversial and divisive rapper that made his earlier works much darker in tone. Come TheNewTens when he joined YG Entertainment due to financial reasons after leaving military, his songs like ''Music/GangnamStyle'' gained him much better reputation, as his songs, while still contain certain BlackComedy, is noticeably much cheerier and more humorous than he was before.


* CreatorBacklash: PSY has stated on an interview with Extra! that if he knew that Gangnam Style would net him international infamy, he wouldn't have made it. He's also said that it's the best thing he's ever made and that he wishes to use it as a tool for world peace. [[FlipFlopOfGod Conflicted?]]

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* CreatorBacklash: PSY has stated on an interview with Extra! that if he knew that Gangnam Style "Gangnam Style" would net him international infamy, he wouldn't have made it. He's also said that it's the best thing he's ever made and that he wishes to use it as a tool for world peace. [[FlipFlopOfGod Conflicted?]]


* InternetCounterattack: Attempted by right-leaning Americans to get Obama to stop seeing a PSY concert in light of PSY's previous anti-American lyrics (see OldShame), namely by sending letters of protest to have the White House not sponsor the event.


* OldShame: His earlier anti-American lyrics, which, in the wake of an incident that left two South Korean schoolgirls dead (crushed by US tanks) and the Iraqi war, sang about killing US soldiers slowly, along with their families. He expressed regret for the extremism, citing that anti-Americanism was quite high at the time.

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* OldShame: His earlier anti-American lyrics, which, in the wake of an incident a traffic accident that left two South Korean schoolgirls dead (crushed (run over by a US tanks) APC) and the Iraqi war, sang about killing US soldiers slowly, along with their families. He expressed regret for the extremism, citing that anti-Americanism was quite high at the time.


* ReadingsAreOffTheScale: "Gangnam Style" broke the [=YouTube=] view counter by exceeding 2,147,483,647 views. [[UsefulNotes/PowersOfTwoMinusOne That particular number is the maximum value a 32-bit signed integer can hold.]] As a result, [=YouTube=] had to rewrite its view counters to use 64-bit integers, which can hold values of up to 9,223,372,036,854,775,807.

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* ReadingsAreOffTheScale: "Gangnam Style" broke was on track to break the [=YouTube=] view counter by exceeding 2,147,483,647 views. [[UsefulNotes/PowersOfTwoMinusOne That particular number is the maximum value a 32-bit signed integer can hold.]] As a result, [=YouTube=] had to rewrite its view counters to use 64-bit integers, which can hold values of up to 9,223,372,036,854,775,807.


* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Psy was originally cast as a judge for the fourth season of SuperstarK... and then Gangnam Style happened, forcing him to drop out after the first live show.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Psy was originally cast as a judge for the fourth season of SuperstarK...Series/SuperstarK... and then Gangnam Style happened, forcing him to drop out after the first live show.


* InternetCounterattack: Attempted by right-leaning Americans to get Obama to stop seeing a PSY concert in light of PSY's previous anti-American lyrics (see OldShame), namely by sending letters of protest to have the White House not sponsor the event.



** InternetCounterattack: Attempted by right-leaning Americans to get Obama to stop seeing a PSY concert in light of this, namely by sending letters of protest to have the White House not sponsor the event.


* ReadingsAreOffTheScale: "Gangnam Style" broke the [=YouTube=] view counter by exceeding 2,147,483,647 views. [[UsefulNotes/PowersOfTwoMinusOne That particular number is the maximum value a 32-bit signed integer can hold.]] As a result, [=YouTube=] had to rewrite its view counters to use 64-bit integers, which can hold values of up to 9,223,372,036,854,775,807.





* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Psy was originally cast as a judge for the fourth season of SuperstarK... and then Gangnam Style happened, forcing him to drop out after the first live show.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Psy was originally cast as a judge for the fourth season of SuperstarK... and then Gangnam Style happened, forcing him to drop out after the first live show.show.

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** InternetCounterattack: Attempted by right-leaning Americans to get Obama to stop seeing a PSY concert in light of this, namely by sending letters of protest to have the White House not sponsor the event.

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** InternetCounterattack: Attempted by right-leaning Americans to get Obama to stop seeing a PSY concert in light of this, namely by sending letters of protest to have the White House not sponsor the event.event.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Psy was originally cast as a judge for the fourth season of SuperstarK... and then Gangnam Style happened, forcing him to drop out after the first live show.


* CreatorBacklash: PSY has stated on an interview with Extra! that if he knew that Gangnam Style would net him international infamy, he wouldn't have made it. He's also said that it's the best thing he's ever made and that he wishes to use it as a tool for world peace. Conflicted?

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* CreatorBacklash: PSY has stated on an interview with Extra! that if he knew that Gangnam Style would net him international infamy, he wouldn't have made it. He's also said that it's the best thing he's ever made and that he wishes to use it as a tool for world peace. Conflicted?[[FlipFlopOfGod Conflicted?]]


* OldShame: His earlier anti-American lyrics.

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* OldShame: His earlier anti-American lyrics.lyrics, which, in the wake of an incident that left two South Korean schoolgirls dead (crushed by US tanks) and the Iraqi war, sang about killing US soldiers slowly, along with their families. He expressed regret for the extremism, citing that anti-Americanism was quite high at the time.
** InternetCounterattack: Attempted by right-leaning Americans to get Obama to stop seeing a PSY concert in light of this, namely by sending letters of protest to have the White House not sponsor the event.


* CreatorBacklash: PSY has stated on an interview with Extra! that if he knew that Gangnam Style would net him international infamy, he wouldn't have made it. He's also said that it's the best thing he's ever made and that he wishes to use it as a tool for world peace. Conflicted?

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* CreatorBacklash: PSY has stated on an interview with Extra! that if he knew that Gangnam Style would net him international infamy, he wouldn't have made it. He's also said that it's the best thing he's ever made and that he wishes to use it as a tool for world peace. Conflicted?Conflicted?
* OldShame: His earlier anti-American lyrics.


* CreatorBacklash: PSY has stated on an interview with Extra! that if he knew that Gangnam Style would net him international infamy, he wouldn't have made it.
** He's also said that it's the best thing he's ever made and that he wishes to use it as a tool for world peace. Conflicted?

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* CreatorBacklash: PSY has stated on an interview with Extra! that if he knew that Gangnam Style would net him international infamy, he wouldn't have made it.
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it. He's also said that it's the best thing he's ever made and that he wishes to use it as a tool for world peace. Conflicted?

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