It has not too long ago come to consideration that North Korean media has been claiming idols resembling BLACKPINK and BTS are handled like slaves.
North Korean media outlet, Arirang Meari not too long ago wrote an article that accused well-known South Korean singers of being handled unfairly and compelled into dwelling like slaves by their corporations.
“Recently, famous young singers in South Korea have been forced into miserable lives by large companies. Singers such as BTS and BLACKPINK sign exclusive contracts with large entertainment companies such as SM Entertainment at a young age such as in elementary or middle school, and receive training on becoming a singer.”— Arirang Meari
The outlet additionally claims that the idols are blocked from excursions exterior and solely are allowed to sleep for two to three hours a day whereas receiving strict coaching. The income made off them allegedly go to the businesses underneath the guise of academic charges.
“Many female singers who suffer humiliation and insults under the harsh training process are also forced to cater sexually to politicians and businessmen. Many young singers suffer huge mental duress and live akin to being in a prison without bars, even taking their own lives while leaving a will testifying to how suffocating life is.”— Arirang Meari
The North Korean media outlet additionally claims that this has been reported as such in lots of South Korean journals and Western retailers as nicely. However, the North Korean media outlet who claimed that is at the moment underneath critic by South Korean netizens, given the block North Korea has positioned on the burgeoning recognition of South Korean idols amongst North Korean youths.