Limit on K-pop stars ‘who look identical’ appearing on TV has been scrapped by South Korean gender ministry

//Limit on K-pop stars ‘who look identical’ appearing on TV has been scrapped by South Korean gender ministry

Limit on K-pop stars ‘who look identical’ appearing on TV has been scrapped by South Korean gender ministry

Guidelines urging television stations to limit the number of K-pop idols appearing on music programmes because of their similar looks have been dropped by the South Korean government after public outrage.Issued by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, the guidelines were allegedly aimed at preventing “lookism”, or prejudice on the grounds of a person’s appearance. They said K-pop idols shown on television looked similar, pointing out that many were skinny, light skinned, had similar…

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