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[OP-ED] Why fans feel angered when Korean idols 'change'
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[OP-ED] Why fans feel angered when Korean idols 'change'

Change. Let's think about it for a moment. There is a lot of negative connotation behind the word. Who hasn't run across the phrase "They've changed" in forums and comments more than once? K-Pop fans hate when idols suddenly change or grow into something they didn't ask for.

But what makes change so bad - especially when it comes to a K-Pop idol? Well, it has been easily dissected into what makes fans so furious and how we can overcome the pain of change - without bashing or hating on any idol in particular.

Fans notice some 'Produce 101' trainees aren't getting mics
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Fans notice some 'Produce 101' trainees aren't getting mics

Fans are noticing that some 'Produce 101' trainees aren't even getting mics to begin with.

It started with fans being upset about the lack of screen time their trainees received while others took up the entire time - and then fans noticed that some trainees weren't given mics to start with, meaning the staff had probably meant to cut them out even before the recording started.

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Trainees fans noticed didn't have mics: HIM's Park Sung Woo, Yuehua's Justin, The Vibe Label's Kim Tae Dong, Brand New Music's Kim Dong Hyun, Pledis's Choi Min Gi and Hwang Min Hyun, Cube's Yu Seon Ho, Star Road's Takada Kenta, and Media Line's Lee Woo Jin. 

Here’s How Fans Got Idols To Notice Them Online
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Here’s How Fans Got Idols To Notice Them Online

Fans try all sorts of different strategies to have their favorite idols notice them, but this one trick has been proven to actually work.

Fans put supportive comments on their idols YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, and other websites. Although idols receive thousands of comments every day, some fan shave been lucky enough to receive responses.

And while there are so many different ways fans have tried to grab idols attention, one method has been proven to work on multiple different occasions.

Fans notice G-Dragon smoking again
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Fans notice G-Dragon smoking again

Fans have noticed G-Dragon has picked up his smoking habit once again. 

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At Big Bang's fan meeting earlier this year in January, Seungri revealed G-Dragon had made a strong New Year's resolution. G-Dragon then announced to fans, "I've quit smoking."

However, it looks like he wasn't able to keep up with his promise to himself. After he posted the photos below, fans were able to deduce G-Dragon had started smoking again.

Fans notice T.O.P liking a post on Instagram in midst of OD recovery
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Fans notice T.O.P liking a post on Instagram in midst of OD recovery

Fans noticed T.O.P liked a post on Instagram in the midst of his prescription drug overdose recovery.

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On June 16, the below screen capture of the Big Bangmember's "like" was posted to online communities with the message, "Big Bang T.O.P's recent status." As you can see, T.O.P (birth name: Choi Seung Hyun) used his personal Instagram account to like someone's post, leading many to speculate his recovery is going well and others to express their disapproval.