Article: UEE "It's true that I make the most in After School... but I don't make 10 times more" explanation
Source: Newsen via Nate
UEE clarifies that she doesn't make 10 times more than the other After School members and that there's not a lot of difference anymore because their Japanese promotions are doing well.
1. [+159, -10] Seems like she's being humble... I don't think she'd be comparable to the other members because I'm sure she gets several hundreds of thousands with each CF she makes. On top of that, she does dramas.. Sounds like she's just trying to make sure the other members don't feel bad
2. [+144, -6] For a company as small as Pledis, they need a member like UEE that makes a lot of money so that the other artists and employees can have the funding for their own work. When idols make money from CFs or dramas, they split that with the company which the company uses to pay their staff.. and in Pledis' case, they probably use it to fund After School or Orange Caramel's albums and in discovering new talents like Hello Venus and NU'EST. UEE and Son Dambi are basically the reason Pledis has food to eat.
3. [+148, -46] Orange Caramel is more popular than After School lately so I don't think she makes 10 times more than them anymore. I wonder why After School gets ignored when Orange Caramel does so well?