Wanna Ones Kim Jae Hwan Criticized For Allegedly Using N Word

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Wanna One's Kim Jae Hwan criticized for allegedly using N-word?
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Wanna One's Kim Jae Hwan criticized for allegedly using N-word?

Wanna One's Kim Jae Hwan is currently under fire for allegedly using the N-word in a short clip for 'Show! Champion'.

SEE ALSO: Wanna One add another win with 'Energetic' on 'Show Champion'!

OViewers of the music show and other K-pop listeners are noticing what the Wanna One member said and pointing it out as inappropriate. As you can see in the clip below, Kim Jae Hwan says, "Yo n-word what's up?! Come on!" However, 'Show Champion' subtitled it as, "Yo I'm what's up?! Come on."

Wanna One hold their 1st 'V Live' + Kim Jae Hwan ranks the members by visuals!
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Wanna One hold their 1st 'V Live' + Kim Jae Hwan ranks the members by visuals!

On July 15 at 3PM KST, Wanna One held their first ever 'V Live' broadcast!

The boys greeted their fans, or Wannable, as 11-members, then went on to give their thoughts on their upcoming debut showcase 'Wanna One Premier Show Con' as well as asking one another fan-sent questions!

During the broadcast, member Kim Jae Hwan was tasked with ranking Wanna One, including himself, by visuals! He began by stating that #1 and #11 would be saved for last, then chose Ha Sung Woon in 10th place, Yoon Ji Sung in 9th place, Park Woo Jin in 8th place, Lee Dae Hwi in 7th place, Kang Daniel in 6th place, Hwang Min Hyun in 5th place, Ong Sung Woo in 4th place, Bae Jin Young in 3rd place, and Park Ji Hoon in 2nd place!

Wanna Ones Kim Jae Hwan Responds To A Malicious Comment While Ranking Members By Visuals
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Wanna Ones Kim Jae Hwan Responds To A Malicious Comment While Ranking Members By Visuals

Wanna One held their long-awaited first V Live broadcast!

On July 15, the group was welcomed by 570,000 viewers and 50 million hearts. During their corner Its Wanna One TIME, the members were able to answer questions about the various aspects of Wanna One that Wannables were curious about.

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During the broadcast, Kim Jae Hwan ranked the members in order of attractiveness. This is just my personal opinion so please dont get hurt, he told them.

Wanna One's Kim Jae Hwan asks fans to choose their debut title song in next teaser movie!
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Wanna One's Kim Jae Hwan asks fans to choose their debut title song in next teaser movie!

Wanna One's Kim Jae Hwan asked fans to choose their debut title song by giving a quick but thrilling live version of each song!

SEE ALSO: Wanna One's Kang Daniel to join MBC's upcoming variety show

The 3rd teaser movie shows Kim Jae Hwan in a small, sunlit stairway as he strums the guitar, singing a few lines from title song choice #1 "Burn It Up" and choice #2 "Energetic". 

Fans of Wanna One, or Wannable, will be able to vote for their choice of Wanna One's debut title track, until July 27. Which song do you like better?

Wanna One drops teaser images for Park Ji Hoon, Park Woo Jin, Kim Jae Hwan, and Yoon Ji Sung
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Wanna One drops teaser images for Park Ji Hoon, Park Woo Jin, Kim Jae Hwan, and Yoon Ji Sung

Wanna Onedropped image teasers for their debut.

Their first mini album is titled '1x1=1 (To Be One)' and it will be released on August 7 at 6:00 PM KST. The tracklist shows a total of seven songs that are composed of acoustic versions, Wanna One versions, and much more. Two songs, track #6 (Pick Me Wanna One Version) and track #7 (Never) will only be available on the CD version.

SEE ALSO: Wanna One releases tracklist for their first mini album 'To Be One'

They've dropped teaser images for Yoon Ji Sung, Park Ji Hoon, Park Woo Jin, and Kim Jae Hwan. It looks like one set is for "Burn It Up" while the other is for "Energetic".