A Pink's Eunji has been under fire for the past couple of days on Nate Pann for some "rude behavior" on her guesting of 'Challenge 1,000 Songs'.
I predict that this will be another case like f(x)'s Krystal where it's reprimandable behavior to Koreans but not so much of a big deal to i-fans. As of now, however, the controversy hasn't gotten to that big of a deal considering Eunji's soaring popularity with 'Reply 1997'.
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1. Solbi grabbed the mic first so the other celebrities gave up and walked back in but Eunji continued holding on to the mic. Lee Hwi Jae told her countless times that Solbi had gotten to it first but Eunji kept laughing and refused to give it up. Solbi eventually kept the mic.
2. Han Min Kwan grabbed the mic first but Eunji once again grabbed the mic from him and started singing over him. Lee Hwi Jae got angry and gave the win to Lee Hwi Jae, not Eunji.
3. During national judo athlete Jo Jun Ho's turn, she pushed him over to get to the mic, hurting Jo Jun Ho's finger in the process. Lee Hwi Jae had to step in to tell them to share, to which Eunji looked down angrily at.
1. [+447, -49] I'm not a fan of Eunji or anything but you have to admit that she was wrong acting this way.
2. [+413, -25] I watched the show because I'm a fan of Jo Jun Ho but I totally lost respect for Eunji after I saw this. I was so disappointed in how aggressive she was by stealing the mics. I love Eunji but I don't think it's right to shield her from this. The national athlete is more important than Eunji. He's the one that represented our country and suffered so much hardships with misjudgements but still managed to work hard and bring home a bronze model for us.
3. [+386, -43] Respect.... ↘ Lost
1. [+53, -6] I love Eunji, but this is wrong. Why is everyone trying to shield her? What's wrong is wrong and totally different from whether you like her or not. I'm really disappointed in A Pink fans.
2. [+46, -5] She was way too aggressive...
3. [+41, -2] Replay
Source: Nate Pann (1) (2)
I believe A Pink's agency caught wind of the matter because this morning, an article about a year old video of Eunji from 'A Pink News 2' shot up as the #1 article on Nate. (It's a year old - why talk about it now?) The article basically says that netizens discovered a video showing Eunji's true, tomboyish personality and picks out a scene where she's feeding her brother.
Sounds like buzz for positive press.
Article: 'Reply' Eunji, her real personality spotted 'Totally Sung Shiwon'
Source: Sports Chosun via Nate
Like I mentioned before, the "controversy" isn't that widespread yet, and I don't think it will ever reach Krystal's level considering all of the shield work both her fans and her company are doing atm.