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Netizens vote for the best idol group, actor, actress, drama, variety show, and movie for the first half of 2017
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Netizens vote for the best idol group, actor, actress, drama, variety show, and movie for the first half of 2017

Online survey company PMI asked netizens to vote for the best idol group, actor, actress, drama, movie, and variety show for the first half of 2017! A total of 5,047 netizens in their 20s to 50s participated in the survey. Find out who and what was voted the best of 2017 so far in the results below!

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1. 'Our President' - a documentary about former President Noh Moo Hyun (25.8%)

Netizens disagree with Heechul's statement about the controversy regarding sexualization on 'Idol School'
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Netizens disagree with Heechul's statement about the controversy regarding sexualization on 'Idol School'

Super Junior's Heechul spoke up about the controversy regarding the new Mnet girl group production show 'Idol School'.

SEE ALSO: 'Idol School' students send Super Junior's Heechul a special birthday message!

Many netizens expressed concerns and complained about the concept of 'Idol School' as it seems to sexualize minors. The show was also accused of having a 'Lolita theme' for the school uniforms and scenes such as spraying water on the girls in white tops. 

At the press conference for 'Idol School', Heechul, who's appearing on the show as the teacher, shared his thoughts about the controversy.

This Idol Claimed 'Idol School' Sexualizes Show Participants & Netizens Have Shocking Reactions
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This Idol Claimed 'Idol School' Sexualizes Show Participants & Netizens Have Shocking Reactions

There has been a bit of controversy surrounding the popular K-Pop show 'Idol School' and an idol who has a strong opinion towards the shows contents and their contestants. Super Junior's Heechul recently spoke out saying how the show pulls in ratings through their sexualized viewer content and netizens reacted in quite a shocking way.

'Idol School' has received backlash from netizens complaining about how overly sexual the show has become. There were comments regarding the show using a distasteful 'Lolita' concept, depicting the girls in very provocative school uniforms, and even spraying the girls' white t-shirts with water during a recording. Heechul also appears on the show as a mentor to the new trainees and had revealed his opinion on the matter.

Rookie idol band IZ share their music direction and connection to Hong Jin Young
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Rookie idol band IZ share their music direction and connection to Hong Jin Young

On August 31, rookie boy band IZ held their debut showcase in Seoul to promote their 1st album, 'All You Want'!

Member Woosoo relayed, "Despite her busy schedule, Hong Jin Young sunbaenim monitored our progress and even took the time to coach us personally." Both Hong Jin Young and IZ are under the same agency, Music K Entertainment.

About debuting as an idol band, IZ said, "We believe it's more appealing to the public if we write and compose our own songs," and mentioned fellow idol bands such F.T. Island and CNBLUE.

Rookie boy group Golden Child reportedly filming 'Weekly Idol'
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Rookie boy group Golden Child reportedly filming 'Weekly Idol'

According to an exclusive report, Woollim Entertainment's rookie boy group Golden Child is currently filming for 'Weekly Idol' on September 6 (KST).

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Golden Child made their debut this past August 28 with their 1st mini album 'Gol-Cha!', and will be appearing on 'Weekly Idol' just 10 days after their debut. The report stated that Golden Child's 'Weekly Idol' appearance will be broadcast some time in mid-September.

What do you want to see Golden Child try out on 'Weekly Idol'?