Cousin Steals Her Art, She Gets Revenge 😱🎨

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Imagine working hard on your passion for graphic design, only to have your older cousin steal your portfolio and land a job with it. That's exactly what happened to one young artist, who decided to take matters into her own hands. After gathering proof that the designs were hers, she confronted her family and even contacted her cousin's employer. But the fallout from her actions led to a massive family argument, leaving her questioning if she did the right thing. 😥🎨 Let's dive into this dramatic story:

The Family Confrontation 🗣️

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Taking Matters into Her Own Hands 💪

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Cousin Gets Fired! 🔥

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The Angry Visit 😡

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Parents Turn on Her 😔

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Unsupportive Family 🚫

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Dad's Disappointment 😞

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Family Defends the Cousin 😤

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Seeking Refuge 🏠

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Support from a Friend's Mom 🤗

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Hoping for the Best 🙏

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Was It Justified or Too Far? 🤔

After her cousin stole her graphic design portfolio and landed a job with it, this young artist decided to take matters into her own hands. She provided proof to her cousin's employer that the designs were hers, ultimately leading to her cousin's termination. However, her family didn't see it as a justifiable action, and a massive argument erupted. Now, she's staying with a friend's family, hoping that the situation will blow over and that she can find an internship of her own. Let's see what the internet thinks about this dramatic turn of events... 🍿

Art theft is real theft. You did NOTHING wrong. (NTA)

Cangrande1314 | Cangrande1314

Artist calls out cousin's theft in viral revenge story 😱

millertimeandtheboss | millertimeandtheboss

Supportive comment suggests legal action and social media exposure 👏

Educational_Towel_41 | Educational_Towel_41

Encouraging words and advice for OP's safety and protection 👍

KangarooOk2190 | KangarooOk2190

Supportive comment encourages OP to keep creating art despite family drama 👍

jindiw | jindiw

Protect your art with watermarks and encryption to secure career 👍

DetectiveResident391 | DetectiveResident391

OP's family defends cousin who stole from a teenager 🤷‍♀️

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Fraudulent cousin gets what she deserves 👏

nosecohn | nosecohn

Graphic design is just as valuable as coding 👍

DeerDragon3E | DeerDragon3E

Encouraging comment from a graphic designer to stop working for family.

CriticalReality | CriticalReality

Artist plans to expose cousin's theft on Google to seek justice.

Ishoweduptoday | Ishoweduptoday

Supportive commenters offer comfort amidst family drama 💕

Texandria | Texandria

Enabling and gaslighting: the toxic environment around art theft 👍

BishonenPrincess | BishonenPrincess

Don't let anyone take credit for your hard work 💪🏻

OkNefariousness8413 | OkNefariousness8413

Revenge or not, cousin's actions got her fired 👍

mahlookma | mahlookma

Family's support is great, but enabling plagiarism is unacceptable. #StopPlagiarism

smity31 | smity31

Supportive comment offers advice for dealing with family art theft.

Speedy_Silvers71 | Speedy_Silvers71

OP's revenge was necessary to protect her future career prospects.

DynkoFromTheNorth | DynkoFromTheNorth

Encouraging words for dealing with toxic family and finding success 💪

DatguyMalcolm | DatguyMalcolm

OP shares original post exposing cousin's art theft 🤯

kittensjamesandlily | kittensjamesandlily

Age-shaming a 16yo victim? Not cool 😑

redditak168 | redditak168

Disapproval for parents' reaction to art theft 😡

Top-Passion-1508 | Top-Passion-1508

Protect your art and plan to move out, family not supportive.

Desperate_Smile | Desperate_Smile

Cousin steals art and takes the lazy way out 🤔

hwutTF | hwutTF

Advice for young graphic designer on building skills and portfolio 💻

inannamute | inannamute

Cousin got herself fired, not OP. 😱🎨

naranghim | naranghim

Standing up against art theft and facing the consequences 💪

Big__Bang | Big__Bang

Stealing art leads to inevitable consequences. NTA wins this round. 🙌

BoyzMom13 | BoyzMom13

Cousin got what she deserved, and the art community agrees 👩‍🎨👍

Snoo_68114 | Snoo_68114

Empathetic commenter supports OP, asks for update on parents talk. 😢

Hgg1127 | Hgg1127

Supportive comment, suggests taking a break from toxic family 🙏

AussieTopCat | AussieTopCat

Empathetic comment with a touch of humor. 😅

Ambitious-Twist-6234 | Ambitious-Twist-6234

Family supports art thief, OP seeks refuge with friend. 😱

Simple_Permit3385 | Simple_Permit3385

Art theft can lead to lawsuits and reputational damage. Cousin deserved firing.

ACatGod | ACatGod

Standing up for her work, and her cousin got what deserved 👏

Current-Mission-5521 | Current-Mission-5521

Protecting intellectual property is crucial for a graphic designer's future 👍

newleaf123456 | newleaf123456

Setting boundaries with family when it comes to your skills 💪

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Protect your work and stand your ground. NTA 💪

Johnny-Fakehnameh | Johnny-Fakehnameh

Family defends cousin who stole art portfolio, commenter outraged 🤬

RushHot6174 | RushHot6174

When your cousin steals your art and gets the job 😒

Quix66 | Quix66

Encouraging comment on artistic talent and advice on family issues. 👍

Over-Analyzed | Over-Analyzed

Calling out support for a thief 🗡️‍♀️🚫

matthewgrima | matthewgrima

Cousin's art theft backfires, NTA saves employer from liability. 👍

PurpleWomat | PurpleWomat

Family defends art thief, victim faces harassment. Unacceptable behavior 😠

Jakaal | Jakaal

Keep on doing your thing, and valuing yourself. 👏

InspectionFast3035 | InspectionFast3035

Defending the revenge: stealing art is a serious offense 💥

BBkat13 | BBkat13

Supportive comment suggests seeking help from friend's mom 🤝

Lover817 | Lover817

Escape toxic family and spread the truth when you leave 👍

Devegas49 | Devegas49

Employer recognized cousin's liability. Threaten lawsuit, research previous cases. 😒

1bubble2pop | 1bubble2pop

Illegal art theft and sweet revenge, justice served 🎨🔥

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Sibling pay gap in tech industry. Empathetic support offered 🙏

elianna7 | elianna7

Heartfelt support for victim of art theft and family betrayal 💕

Thefishthing | Thefishthing

Theft of artistic property is unacceptable and has consequences. 👍

Word-Artist | Word-Artist

Be true to yourself, stand your ground 💪🏼

lamld | lamld

Artist takes revenge on cousin for stealing art 😱

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Suggests exposing family's wrongdoing to make them see the truth 👍

DetectivePlayful002 | DetectivePlayful002

Stealing art for a job? 🤔 Cousin needs a reality check.

Grclds | Grclds

Family wants cousin employed to stop supporting her, not art thief.

Firenight083 | Firenight083

Standing up for your art and future career goals 💪🏻

Here2Lurk8585 | Here2Lurk8585

Standing up against plagiarism and theft. You go, NTA! 💪

djpp66 | djpp66

Encouraging comment and support from a stranger 😊👏

pinakbutt | pinakbutt

Standing up for your art is always the right move 💪

ipsum629 | ipsum629

Supportive comment defending OP's career and family's behavior.

Kelsusaurus | Kelsusaurus

Encouraging words for OP, family betrayal is tough 👏

Super-Sun8330 | Super-Sun8330

Encouraging words for OP to move on and succeed 👏

Super-Sun8330 | Super-Sun8330

Toxic family? Stand up for yourself and be proud 💪

MrNjord | MrNjord

Supportive comment section with virtual hugs and encouragement 💞

LongNectarine3 | LongNectarine3

Art theft is a serious crime! Cousin got what deserved 👏

Dangcheetah | Dangcheetah

Encouraging comment to OP, acknowledging her talent and potential. 👏

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OP did the right thing, NTA. Keep your work safe 👍

ToxicDinosawr | ToxicDinosawr

Victim of art theft receives support from commenters 👏

Infamous-Will-3933 | Infamous-Will-3933

Family defends talentless thief cousin, commenter calls them out. 😱

sharri70 | sharri70

User calls out family for defending art thief cousin. Offers support. 👏

NeatLet5073 | NeatLet5073

Demanding a sincere apology from unsupportive parents before returning home 🙌

HattieTheSwann | HattieTheSwann

Encouraging comment for OP to pursue her passion and independence 👏

NightAriaC | NightAriaC

Art theft is awful and she had it coming 😱🎨

PreciousCinammonRoll | PreciousCinammonRoll

Supportive comment on revenge for stolen art incident. 👏

JanetInSpain | JanetInSpain

Taking a stand based on integrity and surviving insults 💪

No-Turnover2469 | No-Turnover2469

NTA! Congrats for standing up for yourself and your art! 🙌

StephTheGreatSenpai | StephTheGreatSenpai

Family undermines OP's talent, suggests leaving for college. NTA 👍

Successful_Dot2813 | Successful_Dot2813

Unfair family dynamics? Tell us your story 📝

thyvampirequeen69 | thyvampirequeen69

Heartfelt support for OP's stolen art, wishing them success ❤

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