Kong Yoo-jin, former lead vocalist of K-pop girl group BONUSbaby, said life as a K-pop star left her lonely, sick and depressed. She now wants to be a music teacher and mentor aspiring singers. Photo: Korea Times
Kong Yoo-jin, former lead vocalist of K-pop girl group BONUSbaby, said life as a K-pop star left her lonely, sick and depressed. She now wants to be a music teacher and mentor aspiring singers. Photo: Korea Times
K-pop idols

Kong Yoo-jin, former singer in Korean girl band BONUSbaby, talks about the lonely life of a K-pop idol

No mobile phones, limited family visits and extreme dieting are just some of the hardships K-pop idols have to live with to be famous, says former star Kong Yoo-jin

Kong Yoo-jin, former lead vocalist of K-pop girl group BONUSbaby, said life as a K-pop star left her lonely, sick and depressed. She now wants to be a music teacher and mentor aspiring singers. Photo: Korea Times
Kong Yoo-jin, former lead vocalist of K-pop girl group BONUSbaby, said life as a K-pop star left her lonely, sick and depressed. She now wants to be a music teacher and mentor aspiring singers. Photo: Korea Times
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