K-pop boy band BTS, like other boy and girl bands in Korea, live together. While this can create very strong bonds, it has also been linked to bullying and mental health issues in other groups. Photo: Big Hit Entertainment K-pop boy band BTS, like other boy and girl bands in Korea, live together. While this can create very strong bonds, it has also been linked to bullying and mental health issues in other groups. Photo: Big Hit Entertainment
K-pop boy band BTS, like other boy and girl bands in Korea, live together. While this can create very strong bonds, it has also been linked to bullying and mental health issues in other groups. Photo: Big Hit Entertainment
K-pop scandals

Should K-pop idols live together? Blackpink and BTS show the benefits, but April and 90s band Fin. K. L spoke out about bullying and mental health issues

  • Successful Western pop groups, such as Harry Styles’ former boy band One Direction, don’t have a ‘dormitory culture’ like Korean stars
  • Former AOA member Kwon Mina alleged that the band’s then-leader Shin Ji-min bullied her for years – and living together only made the situation worse

Topic |   K-pop scandals
K-pop boy band BTS, like other boy and girl bands in Korea, live together. While this can create very strong bonds, it has also been linked to bullying and mental health issues in other groups. Photo: Big Hit Entertainment K-pop boy band BTS, like other boy and girl bands in Korea, live together. While this can create very strong bonds, it has also been linked to bullying and mental health issues in other groups. Photo: Big Hit Entertainment
K-pop boy band BTS, like other boy and girl bands in Korea, live together. While this can create very strong bonds, it has also been linked to bullying and mental health issues in other groups. Photo: Big Hit Entertainment
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