Kyla of Pristin is Taking a Hiatus

*I want to preface this article very quickly to say thanks to those of you who sent support over the article I wrote about the future of this blog. It really does mean a lot to me- thank you, thank you, thank you!*

kyla pristin

It was announced a few days ago that Kyla from Pristin will be taking a break due to health problems. You can read more about Pledis’s statement here and here.

Most of you know from my bias list that Kyla is high in my Pristin biases, so when this news broke out I was pretty sad.

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9-8-5: SNSD is Down By 4.

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So, Tiffany, Sooyoung, and Seohyun have decided to not renew their contracts with SM. While it’s of course sad to see these three (two of which are really up their in my SNSD biases) go, I have to admit, after the initial [semi] shock, I kind of just felt, well “yeah seems about right.”

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The Latest Media Hit On Sulli is the Worst Yet

sulli 2017 high cut

Sulli while still remaining popular and well liked by many also has her fair share of people who will rip and ridicule her for quite literally the most basic shit such as minor drunk injuries, cutting a bit of her own hair before a major hair cut, and enjoying social media.   And thus she’s been hit by majority of media and has had numerous click-bait articles written about her because rather you love or hate her, Sulli=clicks in Korea which means more chump change for armchair journalist, however the most recent hit from media has to be the worst.

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Blackface In K-Pop Part 2: Return of the Fuckery

hoshi cute

This also marks the return of Hoshi being the “cuteness break”, because this post has a lot of ugly in it.

Over a year ago I made this post (you get a cookie if you can make it through my shitty writing) addressing what is and what isn’t blackface within the realm of Korean entertainment because I saw so many people accusing a lot of shit in K-pop such as G-Dragon in “Coup D’tat” and Hyuna’s tan as “blackface” when it really isn’t, and that kind of stuff de-legitimizes actual cases of blackface. I still stand by most of what I wrote in that original article (some of the stuff I’ve changed my mind on, and other stuff I’m kind of on the fence about, I might make another post addressing that later-it actually shocks me how immature I sound in the intro of that article) and I thought it was possible Korean entertainment was over blackface and it could move on from shitty race-baiting gimmicks for laughs.

Oh I what a fool I was. Because this year has been utter hell for blackface.

Disclaimer: For those of you who don’t know, I’m a black female in university with a good knowledge of history. So for those of you who claim I don’t know what the fuck I’m talking about, yes the fuck I do.

WARNING:  This post contains offensive imagery. I will try to balance out with cute pictures of Seventeen’s Hoshi but just know it get’s nasty.

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