Discussion in 'K-pop' started by hakkangin, Mar 13, 2008.
Thank you @Crisp X . I will look into getting these downloaded before I leave.
Garam speaks out for the first time since the controversy, in her own words.
Hello, this is Kim Garam.
First of all, I want to convey my apology.
I might be too late, but I didn't have any opportunity to share my position until now.
I put a lot of effort and worked really hard towards my dreams, but it was true that I was frightened that my past actions might break the dream I had been running towards. However, as each day passed by, I got more and more scared about the criticism directed towards me.
And if given the opportunity, I wanted to express my position honestly.
I have never hit or assaulted anyone
2. I have never been forced to transfer school
3. Never drink nor smoke
4. I have never harassed or bullied anyone.
5. I was just a normal student
The school violence incident occurred in my first year of middle school between March~May, when Yoo Eunseo was caught talking bad behind other friends and took a picture of another friend in their underwear and uploaded it.
I started arguing with Yoo Eunseo because I thought I was helping my friend who was the victim, and I ended up swearing at Yoo Eunseo. At that time, I was unaware of the difference between the majority and the minority, so I did not deepen the thought that it was wrong to argue with Yoo Eunseo.
At that time, I thought it was righteous/loyal to help my friend who was the victim, we didn't know the seriousness of our actions because we felt rewarded doing it.
Looking back now, I was very immature.
At that time, friendship was the most important to me, and I was at the age where I would enjoy my time with my friends the most. My method at that time was wrong, and there were many mistakes and clumsy actions from my part, but I don't want to hate myself for what I did at that time.
My parents often told me not to ignore a friend who needs help and is in trouble.
As expected, at this moment, I don't want to change the meaning behind the actions I did back then.
I am trying to live my life by working harder so that my life in the future can shine.
The debut was the time I spent on the dream that I fought. The 2 weeks after my debut felt like a dream, but it will be remembered as a time I will never forget in my life.
I try hard to become a better person, and I am infinitely grateful to my precious fans who loved and supported me.
I was able to survive thanks to the constant support of the fans. I will do my best.
Thanks for reading this long post.
So like wow reading this I fully stand by my initial opinion that the behaviour of 12 year olds is actually not the nation's business! How grim, an idol for two weeks!
I hope Garam can lay low for a couple years and re-debut or something. However unlikely, i think she deserves it. Korea is really rough in so many ways.
I wasn't around for the scandal but, after reading up on it these last few days and regardless of whether Garam was a "bully" or not, drank/smoked or not, this whole situation is... ridiculous. Yet again, cultural differences or whatever, but... yeah.
Oh wow their “A” is coming. Rainbow remaining as influential as ever
Also high school in Korea seems absolutely horrendous and toxic for everyone
That message is really fucking sad. I feel for her and I hope she can heal. It’s all so unfair.
Barbies we go up!
Genuinely so excited for this release, they always put on a blockbuster show and have never missed with their title tracks!
Ah I’m even a Little Gelato I’m afraid, I’m not a stan by any means but I’ve enjoyed all of their leads!
Which one(s)? I’m not a huge fan, either, but I think all their titles have ranged from good to great.
EDIT: OMG maybe Laboum will live after all!
Cute rendition by some singers and some vocaloids.
Yeounjung a bit too powerful, I fear.
Did anyone expect aespa to outsell H.O.T, Shinhwa, and EXO (and basically every SM release before NCT2020???
Has an SM girl group ever been in direct competition with SM boy groups in terms of album sales???
Maybe SNSD vs. SUJU???
okay, this whole album genuinely sounds really gaggy FFFFFFF. I didn't know they had it in them!! that b-side Real sounds incredible.
Edit: ok apparently PIXY's producers have worked on this album, which makes sense
Billlie’s first teaser for their comeback later this month is here!!
Yath, gimme that poetry that I don’t understand love!!
We're getting closer to a cultural shift.
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