Blackpink may be insanely popular, but even they are prone to culturally insensitive slip-ups. Photo: Blackpink may be insanely popular, but even they are prone to culturally insensitive slip-ups. Photo:
Blackpink may be insanely popular, but even they are prone to culturally insensitive slip-ups. Photo:
K-pop idols

BTS member Suga sampled a murderous cult leader in What Do You Think? and Blackpink used Ganesha as a prop in the music video for How You Like That: why can K-pop be so culturally insensitive? 

  • GFriend’s Sowon’s Instagram photo with a Nazi mannequin was just one inappropriate move by a top K-pop idol over the last year
  • As the hallyu wave goes global, with BTS nominated for a Grammy and appearing on Jimmy Fallon’s show, fans call for more cultural awareness in the industry

Topic |   K-pop idols
Blackpink may be insanely popular, but even they are prone to culturally insensitive slip-ups. Photo: Blackpink may be insanely popular, but even they are prone to culturally insensitive slip-ups. Photo:
Blackpink may be insanely popular, but even they are prone to culturally insensitive slip-ups. Photo:
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