Teen's Cousin Fired Over Stolen Art, Family Drama Explodes! 😱

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Imagine working hard on your passion, only to have someone else steal your work and get a job using it. That's exactly what happened to a 16-year-old graphic designer, whose older cousin (23) claimed her designs as her own. When the truth came out, the cousin was fired, and the family drama went off the charts! 😲🔥 Let's dive into this wild story...

Parents Apologize, but That's Not Enough

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Taking Matters into Her Own Hands

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Cousin Gets Fired

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No Job Offer for the Teen

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Cousin's Furious Reaction

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Parents Turn Against Their Daughter

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A History of Unsupportive Parents

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Family Argument Erupts

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Everyone Blames the Teen

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Defending the Cousin?

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Escaping the Chaos

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Finding Support Elsewhere

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Hoping for Resolution

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Family Turns Against Teen for Exposing Cousin's Lies 😓

After proving her cousin stole her art, this 16-year-old graphic designer thought she'd get some justice. But when her cousin was fired, the family turned against her, blaming her for the fallout! 😔 With everyone from her parents to her aunt and uncle yelling at her, she found refuge at a friend's house. Now, she's hoping this drama will blow over soon and that she can find an internship to pursue her passion. Let's see what the internet has to say about this intense family feud...💬

Commenter sympathizes with OP and questions family's values. NTA.

Cangrande1314 | Cangrande1314

Calling out a cousin's art skills, family feud ensues! 🤪

millertimeandtheboss | millertimeandtheboss

Supportive comment suggests posting on social media to expose plagiarism.

Educational_Towel_41 | Educational_Towel_41

Encouraging advice and support for OP's safety and future work.

KangarooOk2190 | KangarooOk2190

Family drama explodes as OP's blood relations defend art thief.

jindiw | jindiw

Protect your art with watermarks and encryption. Good advice! 👍

DetectiveResident391 | DetectiveResident391

Family defends thief cousin as 'mature' despite stealing from teen 😱

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Fraudulent cousin fired for lying and family drama ensues! 🤯

nosecohn | nosecohn

Graphic design and coding are equally important in different fields. 💻🎨

DeerDragon3E | DeerDragon3E

Empathy for OP amidst family drama 😢

sarah9035 | sarah9035

Empower yourself and stand up against family drama! 💪

Ishoweduptoday | Ishoweduptoday

Don't blame yourself for family's selfish actions. Keep creating! 👏

CriticalReality | CriticalReality

Supportive comment amidst family drama 🙌

Texandria | Texandria

Enablers and gaslighting: the toxic family dynamics at play. 🤯

BishonenPrincess | BishonenPrincess

Commenter defends actions leading to cousin's firing. 👍

mahlookma | mahlookma

Cousin stole art job, commenter offers sympathy and advice 😢

OkNefariousness8413 | OkNefariousness8413

Encouraging words for a talented teen artist! 👏

Viewfromthe31stfloor | Viewfromthe31stfloor

Supportive commenter advises OP on dealing with family drama. 🙌

Speedy_Silvers71 | Speedy_Silvers71

Family supports OP, but enabling plagiarism is still wrong. 💪

smity31 | smity31

Toxic family? Stay strong! Consider leaving for better opportunities. 💪

DatguyMalcolm | DatguyMalcolm

OP's cousin stole their work, but family drama overshadows victory. 😱

DynkoFromTheNorth | DynkoFromTheNorth

Family feud over stolen art and talent insults. Drama alert! 😱

kittensjamesandlily | kittensjamesandlily

Commenter calls out disappointing parental reaction with strong language 😱

Top-Passion-1508 | Top-Passion-1508

Family compares 16yo OP to grown cousin, defends stolen art. 🤷‍♀️

redditak168 | redditak168

Protect your art and yourself from family drama and betrayal. 🙈

Desperate_Smile | Desperate_Smile

Cousin's laziness leads to family drama over stolen art 🤯

hwutTF | hwutTF

Updates coming! Hoping for parental apologies 🙏

BeefJerkyHunter | BeefJerkyHunter

Cousin stole art portfolio, got fired, drama ensues! 😱

naranghim | naranghim

Cousin fired for stealing art, commenters support OP's NTA judgement. 👏

Snoo_68114 | Snoo_68114

👏 Standing up against theft and hypocrisy, but stay safe 🙏

Big__Bang | Big__Bang

Stay tuned for updates on the family drama 🤞

Admirable-Skirt3254 | Admirable-Skirt3254

Stealing art led to cousin's downfall. NTA did the right thing.

BoyzMom13 | BoyzMom13

Advice for young graphic designer on handling print and portfolio.

inannamute | inannamute

Commenter sympathizes with OP's situation and calls out family dysfunction 😱

Hgg1127 | Hgg1127

Empathetic comment supports OP and suggests family break. 🙏

AussieTopCat | AussieTopCat

Sympathy for OP, criticism for cousin's actions and consequences. 🤷‍♂️

Ambitious-Twist-6234 | Ambitious-Twist-6234

Family drama explodes over stolen art accusation. Yikes! 🤯

Simple_Permit3385 | Simple_Permit3385

The consequences of stealing art in a multimillion dollar industry.

ACatGod | ACatGod

Standing up for your work and calling out delusions 💪

Current-Mission-5521 | Current-Mission-5521

Protecting intellectual property is crucial for graphic designers' future income. 👍

newleaf123456 | newleaf123456

Standing up to family can be tough, but you're right! 👏

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Protecting your work pays off. Cousin gets fired for stealing.

Johnny-Fakehnameh | Johnny-Fakehnameh

Family drama explodes over stolen art and job loss 😱

RushHot6174 | RushHot6174

Fake degrees and stolen jobs, karma is a b***h 😈

Quix66 | Quix66

Encouraging comment to a bullied teen artist, suggests mediation and alternative living.

Over-Analyzed | Over-Analyzed

Commenter calls out support for thief in stolen art drama 🤔

matthewgrima | matthewgrima

Artist's cousin fired for stealing art, commenter supports decision. 👍

PurpleWomat | PurpleWomat

Is this drama too good to be true? 🤔

Sweet-Advertising798 | Sweet-Advertising798

Family drama explodes over stolen art and wrongful harassment. 😱

Jakaal | Jakaal

Don't let others devalue your passion and hard work! 💪

InspectionFast3035 | InspectionFast3035

OP receives support for standing up against family drama 👏

paemotionlored | paemotionlored

Defending the act of emailing ex-employer about stolen art 🤔

BBkat13 | BBkat13

Seek support from friend's mom to resolve family drama 🙏

Lover817 | Lover817

Escape toxic family and never look back! 👏

Devegas49 | Devegas49

Commenter suggests legal action against cousin for stolen art.

1bubble2pop | 1bubble2pop

Commenter supports company's action against cousin for art theft. 🙌

Strong_Comedian1131 | Strong_Comedian1131

Sibling solidarity against unfair pay at the same company 💪

elianna7 | elianna7

Heartfelt support for victim of family drama and art theft 😢

Thefishthing | Thefishthing

Commenter argues against cousin's competence and justifies reporting theft.

Word-Artist | Word-Artist

Taking responsibility for actions and avoiding legal action. 👍

Kinder_76 | Kinder_76

Empowering words to OP amidst family drama 💪

lamld | lamld

Curious about the latest update? 🤔 Stay tuned!

Worried_Heart8002 | Worried_Heart8002

Commenter cuts ties with unsupportive family, cousin copies art.

karuchisama | karuchisama

Standing up for yourself and your work can be tough 🤯

DetectivePlayful002 | DetectivePlayful002

Stealing art for a job? 🤔 Not a good career move.

Grclds | Grclds

Family drama intensifies as motives behind anger are questioned 🤔

Firenight083 | Firenight083

Standing up for your art and career against family toxicity 💪

Here2Lurk8585 | Here2Lurk8585

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