Enhypen members criticized for taking photo with bar hostess, Hybe speaks out
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Enhypen members criticized for taking photo with bar hostess, Hybe speaks out

Controversy recently arose when the photo of Enhypen members with a bar hostess in Japan spread widely in online communities.

According to Segye Ilbo, on April 15, a fan of Jake from Enhypen shared a photo on social media of Jake and another Enhypen member (Sunghoon) taking a photo with a young woman who is a hostess and owner of 'a famous Japanese kyabakura bar.

The two members of Enhypen recently attended an event for a jewelry brand in Japan. Among the many celebrities invited to the event, the members of Enhypen only took a photo with the young woman.

Enhypen members criticized for taking photo with bar hostess, Hybe speaks out

In response, Japanese netizens couldn't hide their disappointment at the photo of a bar hostess alongside K-pop stars. Many also wondered if the members of Enhypen agreed to take a photo with the young woman without knowing her job.

Although bar hostesses and adult actors (AVs) in Japan often appear in the media, which is completely different from that of Korean culture, netizens still disagree with her being with members of a world-famous idol group. Some have commented : "I don't think the Enhypen members knew who she was", "Bar hostess is not an acceptable job in Japan", "I wonder why she was invited to such an event", “Who posted this photo? “What does their agency do? », etc.

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In an interview with the media, Enhypen’s agency HYBE explained: “ While attending the brand's event, they were asked to take photos with several guests. In many cases, we cannot verify the identity of the people who made these requests,” adding “Enhypen met the young woman for the first time at the event. She was one of the people who asked for a photo with the members and we didn't know who she was. »

They concluded : »We would like to inform you that the photo was taken during the event at the request of the guest only. »

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I think it's rather sus that hybe makes a statement about these young men taking a photo with a woman who maybe works in a bar. Who cares. She's a nice person who asked for a photo But they had to make a statement about it because she is female or her job wasn't high class enough for them? If she was running for president would they make a disclaimer then?

However in contrast, when their CEO Scooter Braun takes a photo the head of the Israeli government that is committing a genocide and that the UN is speaking out against, in that case hybe says nothing. Don't you think it's strange that in the order of importance a woman who works in a bar is more scandalous to the company than a genocide against Palestinians? It says a lot doesn't it about how they see women, classism and how they see other nationalities.

Remark

Lol whatever

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