Since becoming a regular member of Running Man, actress Somin has suffered a lot from the hatred from the fans of the show.
Running Man is currently the longest entertainment program in Korea. Over the course of eight years, Running Man from the low-profile entertainment program has now become the variety show with millions of views for each episode, representing the power of the Hallyu that spreads throughout the world. Members from lesser-known artists immediately became top Asian stars thanks to this show.
However, throughout the progress, Running Man also encountered many difficulties. Gary’s departure in 2016 has led to the removal of the “Monday Couple” and the participation of newcomers Jeon Somin and comedian Sechan. Although it has been over two years since the launch of Running Man with two new fixed members, the fans of the program have not fully accepted the issue. In addition to fans being used to 7 members of Running Man for seven years, the style of the new members also caused a lot of controversies.
Of the two newcomers, Jeon Somin is probably the most criticized member of the show. The actress is constantly being bashed for stealing the airing time, being too extra or trying to create a “
Due to those reasons, Somin has received a lot of hate comments on her personal Instagram. Since participating in Running Man, almost all of the actresses’ posts were filled with hate comments, calling for Somin to leave Running Man and then came a war between the antis and her fans.