Yg Entertainment Speaks Up About Ikon Fans Boycott

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YG Entertainment speaks up about iKON fans' boycott
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YG Entertainment speaks up about iKON fans' boycott

YG Entertainmentsaid fans are mistaking their intentions about iKON.

Just recently, iKONICs announced a boycott of all YG Entertainment-produced iKON goods because of their treatment of iKON. Fans' issues included iKON's continuous promotions outside of Korea, the artists' image management, and more.

SEE ALSO: iKON fans refuse to buy any iKON goods until YG Entertainment treats iKON better

YG Entertainment told Star Today, "iKON released an album this past May, and we're continuouslypreparing their new album as well as solo albums. This happened because of a misunderstanding with the fans."

YG Entertainment Responds To Boycott By iKON Fans
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YG Entertainment Responds To Boycott By iKON Fans

iKON fans have announced a boycott on all goods sold by YG Entertainment.

On July 24, the fans sent a 18-page request for feedback on various matters including pushing schedules that do not consider the health of members, low amount of activities in Korea compared to overseas, continuous changes in plans, and lack of improvement in styling. They decided to wait until August 11 for a response from YG Entertainment.

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iKON fans refuse to buy any iKON goods until YG Entertainment treats iKON better
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iKON fans refuse to buy any iKON goods until YG Entertainment treats iKON better

iKON fans are refusing to give any more money to YG Entertainment.

Fans, also known as iKONICs, have been angry at YG Entertainment for a long time because of iKON's lack of Korean promotions, as well as cancellations of planned schedules. Fans have finally had enough, and sent an official announcement of boycott to YG Entertainment. 

The announcement reads,

"We are iKONIC, the fandom to YG Entertainment's artist iKON. After iKON debuted on September 15, 2015, YG Entertainment's treatment of iKON has been continuously problematic.

Why Are Fans Boycotting iKON, The Company, & How Did YG Entertainment Respond?
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Why Are Fans Boycotting iKON, The Company, & How Did YG Entertainment Respond?

The K-Pop world has been a buzz over the recent boycott against YG Entertainment and fans refusing to purchase any of iKON's albums or merchandize. While Korean fans are in an uproar, international fans are left wondering why?

It appears that fans in Korea are boycotting YG Entertainment until he stops mistreating iKON. iKONICS(the group fandom) have been angered by the lack of promotions in Korea and being kept locked away in YG's infamous artist basement. Angered fans left a rather long post on a fan page and have since circulated the following message across the internet.

Bobby shares thoughts on the recent boycott by iKON fans'
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Bobby shares thoughts on the recent boycott by iKON fans'

Bobby spoke up about the recent controversy involving iKON fans. 

In August, iKON fans refused to purchase any iKON goods until the group receives better treatment from YG Entertainment. In response, the label explained, "We're continuously preparing their new album as well as solo albums. This happened because of a misunderstanding with the fans."

SEE ALSO: iKON fans refuse to buy any iKON goods until YG Entertainment treats iKON better

On September 14, iKON member Bobby shared thoughts on the issue during an interview with media outlet Maeil Kyungjae.