Before her death, Goo Hara spoke out about online fan abuse, controlling labels and unrealistic expectations of the K-pop industry.

Sulli and Goo Hara grew up in the harsh K-pop limelight, with demanding fans and schedules and controlling labels. Is it to blame for their deaths?

  • K-pop stars are little more than commodities for labels that have invested hundreds of thousands of dollars in them
  • Goo Hara and Sulli both faced online abuse and media coverage for not conforming to their idealised roles
Topic |   K-pop, Mandopop and other Asian pop
Before her death, Goo Hara spoke out about online fan abuse, controlling labels and unrealistic expectations of the K-pop industry.
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