The Problems Young K-Pop Idols Deal With

Having to deal with hate comments and media pressure are just two of the problems that K-Pop idols face at such a young age. Problems that most people their age do not encounter. Converting a naive 14-year-old into a global pop superstar is a common practice in the Korean pop industry. Some K-Pop legends who entered the stage at the age of 14 or 15 include BoA, SHINee’s Taemin, and f(x)’s Krystal. This tradition appears to have remained unchanged as the K-Pop genre grew into a global phenomenon. The fourth…

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