From RM’s Korean war speech to Blackpink and the pandas: six times K-pop stars and groups have outraged China

//From RM’s Korean war speech to Blackpink and the pandas: six times K-pop stars and groups have outraged China

From RM’s Korean war speech to Blackpink and the pandas: six times K-pop stars and groups have outraged China

Girl group Blackpink caused outrage among Chinese netizens this month when the members were seen playing with pandas in a trailer for their new web series, making them the latest in a series of K-pop stars landing in hot water in China.Celebrities often encounter sociopolitical snags when promoting content internationally, but K-pop stars have faced increasing scrutiny in China since Seoul and Washington agreed to install the THAAD missile defence system in South Korea in 2016.Chinese netizens…

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