Not every relationship between Kpop group members is as good as fans think.
Members of the same Kpop group spend a lot of time around each other. Therefore, it is understandable that fans think they are close like real siblings. However, sometimes, reality can be disappointing. MOMOLAND, AOA, Bolbbalgan4 are typical examples of the broken relationships among members.
Daisy – MOMOLAND
Daisy is a former MOMOLAND member. Around the end of 2019, the departure of Yeonwoo and Taeha from the group was announced. At that time, there was no news of Daisy or whether she would resume her activities, making fans anxious. MOMOLAND then continued to release a new MV without Daisy.
Recently, on her personal Instagram, Daisy answered fans’ questions. Fans wonder if she has left the group. Daisy said that she is no longer a part of MOMOLAND, but it is not clear why the MLD company did not make an official announcement like in the case of Yeonwoo and Taeha.
A fan asked Daisy, “Are you still close with the members?”. To which the female idol replied, “We haven’t talked since 2019. This will be the last time I answer this question.”
Since 2019, Daisy’s activities have been halted so it makes sense she is no longer close to MOMOLAND members. However, the fact that Daisy and the members have not talked to each other for such a long time still makes many fans surprised. This implicitly shows that Daisy does not have too much attachment to her ex-group.
Some netizens then brought back a past comment written by Daisy’s mother. Under a MOMOLAND’s post with a lineup of 6 members, she left this comment: “Betrayal, fake, concealed, two-faced. This is called good friends?” Later, Daisy’s mother deleted this comment because of the negative reactions.
Mina – AOA
The bullying controversy between Mina and AOA once stirred up K-pop fans and the public. After leaving the group, Mina spoke up to reveal what she had gone through when she was active in AOA. She accused Jimin of being the one who bullied her for 10 years.
Although she has received an apology from Jimin, Mina insists that Jimin has no sincerity, so she does not deserve forgiveness. Recently, the female idol continued to mention Jimin on her personal Instagram.
“There are a lot of apologies in the recording. She said sorry directly to me, but it’s not a sincere apology. She said she didn’t remember, so how could it be a sincere apology? I’m not good at anything and I’m also dumb. But I think her guilt will not go away,” – Mina wrote.
2 Bolbbalgan4 members
Bolbbalgan4 is the owner of a series of huge hits in K-pop that everyone knows like Galaxy, Some, First Love. The group works with two members Ahn Ji Young and Woo Ji Yoon, managed by Shofar Music company. The two used to be close friends for 10 years, with the same passion and effort in music.
However, after 4 years of success, Ji Yoon left the group. The truth about Bolbbalgan4 was also revealed at that time, shocking netizens. During the period of joint activities, Ji Yoon had never had enough opportunities to show her ability to the public. Ji Young always acted as the main singer, and Ji Yoon was the accompanist on stage.
When Ji Yoon went solo and released the album “Odd Child”, Ji Young immediately unfollowed her friend. Ji Young implicitly revealed that she was mocked by the former member with the words: “you pushed me to the side”, “fortunately I left”.
3 Chinese members and EXO
In 2014, Kris left EXO and the Korean market and returned to China to work. He also caused a lot of controversy when he filed a lawsuit against SM to terminate his contract with the company.
Following in the footsteps of Wu Yifan, Luhan also left EXO and returned to China to work. He repeatedly sued SM to invalidate the contract, accused the company of not paying remuneration.
The member who disappointed EXO fans the most is Huang Zitao. When Kris left the group, he once wrote: “The road is long, and no one can decide where you want to go. The public will always be left in the dark, but it might be that the public will side with who is in the minority. However, that’s not the truth. Only those who have experienced the truth are able to understand, such as our 11 members and SM employees. We have to restart preparations for the concert as 11 members. So tired. EXO, let’s love.”
However, after that, Zitao also left EXO to find his own way of working in his country. There was also a lawsuit between him and SM, but SM won the case.
Stories about group members who are not really close give the public a new perspective on K-pop. Turns out, not people who work together, talk and laugh on stage will really be teammates. Bolbbalgan4‘s disbandment or MOMOLAND’s decline are both regrettable to the public.