MASTER THREAD ~ kpop idols mocking or appropriating other cultures!!
Kpop is problematic and keep on appropriating other cultures! 😡 idols and their companies needs to be educated
(miss A)
Min stereotyping and mocking how black people speak English with her "black English"....
(Miss A)
Fei and Jia appropriating braids in their breathe music video.
(f(x))
When f(x) went to Kenya Luna said her skin is quite dark and many people said she looks like a african person and therefore feel closer to Kenya... Krystal implied that they said she looks like a african and that she should just stay in Kenya and don’t comeback to korea
(f(x))
f(x)'s "african" themed photoshoot.. Lol full with culture appropriation but props to them for actually going to Kenya for it I guess.
(f(x))
yeah this is kinda obvious why it’s wrong
(Exid)
Le "whats up nigga"... she and one of the MC apologized tho
(Exid)
Solji having a Afro wig. I will never get why they’re seen as something so funny.
(Exid)
Hani appropriating a native headdress. However she got it from a fan and the Fansites apologized and took the photos down as fans called them out.
(Exid)
hyerin saying that Hani have beautiful korean eyes but then she have a mouth like a Arab?? Like that’s a bad thing and something to laugh about
(pentagon)
Yuto appropriated dreads for their Sha La La music video and for some time of that promotion.
(Pentagon & Kuanlin)
Pentagon's Wooseok and Kaunlin having wannabe braids for their hip hop unit! If cube gonna make them appropriatite they should’ve done it probably at least
(loona)
Hyunjin, Chuu and Gowon having a photoshoot in a American restaurant with the confederate flag and blackfaced statues

*BBC have taken down the pictures but no apology*
(loona)
Choerry appropriating a Bindi.

*same as previous issue they took it down but not apologized for it*
(loona)
yves mocking mudras and saying it’s ascetic.
((g)I-dle)
Controversial use of henna in their Latata MV. Henna is in many cultures all over the world and even in members Minnie’s culture so it’s up to yourself if you find this offensive or not
((g)I-dle)
At the GDAs they had a picture of a mosque as background while performing

*The GDAs took the performance down but no apology*
((g)I-dle)
For their fire stage they did native war cries, some members could be seen wearig rhinestones as bindis. The whole performance was described as ethnic hip by them.
(clc)
Seungyeon appropriated a bindi for one of her monthly dance covers. CLC fans connected her dad and he said Seungyeon was speaking with cube about the issue but no apology came out. Take that as you want.
(clc)
The cover she did from the previous post.
(clc)
they were drawing dots on each other when Sorn starts drawing a bindi and Yeeun mocking South Asians and the Namaste post because of the bindi.
(clc)
Sorn posting a post with her friend in a blackfaced mask, when she got called out she posted the 2nd pic which she claimed wasn’t related. But then she posted a apology
(clc)
Yeeun having a confederate flag on here jacket.
(wjsn & super junior)
Half of Wjsn and super juniors' Donghae mocked south Asians while dancing to tunak tunak tun. Xuanyi especially mocking and trying to imitate the bharatanatyam
(wjsn)
Meiqi and Xuanyi in their Chinese girl group have a part apart doing yoga, Yoga come from India which is right but there’s no reason to do the Namaste Hand like that while bopping their heads
(Ateez)
San appropriating cornrows for their Halloween stage
(Astro)
colorists remarks. In the 2nd pic it was used as a drag... and the first one is quite self explaining
(Astro)
Mj had a filter that made him get a feather like that and then he imitated and mocked war cries.
(aoa)
seolhyun appropriating a wannabe maang tikka
(aoa)
Jimin saying the N word in one of her covers.
(aoa)
Jimin's apology for saying the n words
(Apink)
Hayoung said she was a good indian princess because she ate curry well and then did mudras to show that she’s a indian princess
(apink)
Bomi doing blackface while cosplaying a racist cartoon called Michol...
(apink)
bomi appropriating a Afro wig even tho she done blackface 🥴
(Uniq)
Yibo appropriating dreads and braids
(gfriend)
They were asking to express reggae through dance but instead they started twisting their hair as dreads and when it was Sowon's turn she said that her skin is already reggae enough
(4minute)
They did a "indian" version of their hit song volume up which yes, they sang in Hindi but the MV was full with stereotypes as mudras by the members and the background dancers
(4minute)
Hyuna, jihyun and Gayoon appropriating braids and cornrows for their crazy mv and promotions
(Hyuna) appropriating a bindi for a Desi Party her friend had??? Like that’s a whole new level of Desibo but ok. And in her Red MV she appropriated a Matha patti
(Hyuna)
once again appropriating braids 😐
(Hyuna)
Hyuna had war cries in her Red song
(Vixx)
The members used to make fun of N a lot for having darker skin. This is just one example
(Vixx)
Ravi having braids ands dreads
(Vixx)
Ravi appropriating braids in the bomb music video.
(red velvet)
Wendy stereotyping how black people are talking. After she had been called out for doing it a year earlier... and the worst is that she’s Canadian
(Red velvet)
Wendy’s earlier "talking black"
(red velvet)
Joy having braids in the zimzalabim's MV
(mamamoo)
Hwasa appropriating cornrows
(Mamamoo)
Them doing blackface while trying cosplay a MV. + them and their companies and their apologies
(Mamamoo)
Hwasa singing the N word in her irreplaceable cover
(Mamamoo)
Hwasa appropriating a Durag for one of their stages on Queendom
(norazo)
I don’t even think I have to say anything about it just everything from the MV to the lyrics are supergross.
(Weki Meki)
Elly and suyeon singing to that racist song by Norazo on idol radio
(Weki Meki)
The whole group singing that song and mocking south Asians 😐
(Weki Meki)
Rina mockingly dancing to a indian song with head bopping s
(Weki Meki)
even after mocking south Asians multiple times they could be seen appropriating bindis on their immortal songs performance
(nct)
Chenle appropriating cornrows
(nct)
After Chenle had cornrows (Cultural appropriation) Haechan said cornrows are like boiled octopus legs and everyone in dream laughed about it....
(nct)
Taeyong had cornrows, he said that he was hipyong with them.
(nct)
Winwin appropriating dreads
(nct)
Jaehyun having wannabe dreads..
(nct)
Jaehyun singing along to the N word
(nct)
colorists remarks
(Former wanna one)
jaehwan playing around with the korean word 내가 to sound like the n word. The sentence makes no since otherwise.
(Stray kids)
At the Karaoke they sang that racist Norazo curry song..
(Stray kids)
Hyunjin appropriating a durag
(Stray kids)
Chan appropriating cornrows
(Itzy)
Yeji having braids.. and no people who says her braids in icy are ca are just dumb
(GOT7)
Jb having wannabe dreads
(GOT7)
Jackson appropriating braids, this was his reaction to people calling him out.
(GOT7)
Bambam saying they N word
(GOT7)
Bambam's apology for saying the N word
(Iz*one)
they had a picture of a mosque as a background on kcon.
(Lee hi)
In her song no one she had this part where she puts her head together and bopper her head and called it "Indian cobra dance”
(Lee Hyori)
In her song white snake she have the Hindu prayer gayatri mantra and dancing all sexually to it... highly disrespectful
(twice)
on their Halloween special they had a mosque as a backdrop, some people tried to deny it but u can clearly see moon on top of it
(Twice)
Jihyo dressing up as a native Americans or what she calls herself indian for Halloween
(Twice)
"Indian Jihyo” and her mockin and trying to imitate war cries
(Twice)
Momo; If you a lame, nword you ain't making no noise
(Twice)
Twice was cosplaying sailor moons which is okay but it’s put as a bindi and they did stereotypical indian head bopping and mudras and made many south Asians uncomfortable with it.
(Twice)
Jihyo colorist remark
(oh my girl)
When oh my girl released "Windy day" fans thought they said Hindi day so they started getting curry idols and from there I guess they embraced it since they sang Norazo’s curry.
(Oh my girl)
This isn’t necessarily their fault but here you see how they got associated after windy day
(Oh my girl)
This is kinda self exploratory, she put a heart sticker as a bindi and then did the Namaste hand and mudras
(oh my girl)
They were asked to dance to a indian song which is ok but they made lots of stereotypes with mudras and head bopping.
(oh my girl)
On the queendom final you can see the members wearing bindis, maang tikkas and matha pattis
(T-ara)
Yeah this is quite self explaining too, the whole MV is based of native Americans culture
(Monsta X)
Jooheon stereotyping how black people taking with his speaking black
(Shinee)
Taemin said that Kai’s weakness is that his skin is so Dark
(Shinee)
Minho appropriating a native headdress
(Shinee)
Key having a white power shirt
(Shinee)
Onew and Minho stereotyping Mexican look/ brown face
(momoland)
Stereotyping portraying of Mexico, instead of a classical dress like all the other cultures they showed they just went for a stereotypical look. Mixing Egyptian culture with Aladdin.
(exo)
Chanyeol asking kai if we wanna whitening his skin..
(Exo)
Quite self explaining
(exo)
Again, Michol is a racist cartoon and shouldn’t be drawn on somebody who isn’t black
(exo)
Kai’s dreads in Ko ko bop and his explanation why he should have them 🥴 and his cornrows In wolf
(exo)
Chanyeol putting kai as the dark one because he have dark skin
(exo)
Lay making fun of tao’s darker skin.
(exo)
Kai Defending himself from chanyeols colorism
(Exo)
Xiumin said that exo used to call Kai kkamjong which translates basically to dark jongin
(exo)
do making kai black for having just slightly darker skin than the rest.
(3ye)
Yuji appropriating braids and cornrows
(kard)
Jiwoo appropriating a native headdress
(Mamamoo)
this is quite self explaining but it’s so weird?? Why would they even post this
(aoa)
Jimin appropriating cornrows
(Fromis_9)

Jisun appropriating a mangalasutra ( a jewel given to married women, a bindi and a lehenga while doing mudras and the Namaste hand
(truedy)
She’s appropriating cornrows
(aoa) dressing up as a native Americans and on this case it was supposed to be Pocahontas, but still dressing up as someone else’s culture ain’t it
(Astro)
Previous in the thread MJ was doing the same thing, heres Eunwoo also doing war cries while having a headdress filter
(Lee Hyori)
Her "native photoshoot”
(4minute)
Gayoon appropriating a native headdress
(After school)
This after school members appropriating a native headdress
(Shinee)
.... shinee getting attacked by native Americans with headdresses and in the end a sterotypical native dance
(nu’est)
jonghyun appropriating a native headdress
(Pentagon)
They’re all wearing feathers like how native Americans are typically stereotyped
(Ikon)
Hanbin appropriating cornrows
(Ikon)
Bobby appropriating dreads
(Blackpink)
When the radio started to talk about curry Rosé and Jisoo started fling the Namaste hand and mudras
(Blackpink)
Lisa appropriating braids
(Blackpink)
Jennie ans rosé mocking and trying to imitate the bharatanatyam a very classic dance
(Blackpink)
In the boombayah during the chorus they had native war cries and rain dance
(Blackpink)
Jennie having a stick on bindi for the "DDU-DU DDU-DU" teaser pics and in the MV
(Blackpink)
Jennie having a matha patti, in the Photobook having it while doing a Namaste hand
(Blackpink)
Jisoo is also wearing a matha patti and Jennie a maang Tikka in their kill this love MV
(Blackpink and Seungri)
They mocked south Asians while dancing to tunak tunak tunak
(Blackpink)
Jennie nword
(2ne1)
Dara having braids
(2ne1)
Dara in the teaser photos and in the fire space version MV appropriating a bindi and dupatta
(2ne1)
Dara’s “fire” part in the MV
(2ne1)
Dara appropriating a bindi once again lol
(2ne1)
Their "ethnic African" photoshoots
(CL)
CL used one kid reading the Quran for one of her songs.
(cl)
Her apology.
(Fiestar)
FIestar saying they like oh my girl and doing the Namaste hand, then when They were asked about a fave choreo they would like and then saying it’s curry time because it’s oh my girl
(Shinee)
Onew having a turban😐 while actually Arabic person wear it they get called terrorists
(Beast/highlight)
gikwang doing blackface
(Bts)
Namjoon dreads
(Bts)
Namjoon special talent "speaking black"
(Bts)
Namjoon colorism
(Bts)
Namjoon nword
(Bts)
Namjoon "talking black" again.
(Bts)
Namjoon said if Jungkook tanned he could be like Michol.
(Bts)
A thread of NAMJOON and his apologies only. No this doesn’t speak for what the other members haves done https://twitter.com/KlMSDAILY/status/985659894803116032
(Bts)
Jimin appropriating a Native American headdress
(Bts)
Hoseok and yoongi having braids and dreads/twist. Yes they’re not probably done but they were used solely for their hip hop and cool concept which isn’t right either to try to have the black hair without getting called out just to look cool.
(dreamcatcher)
Their whole group name and their concept is built of culture appropriation of Native American culture.
(Hyorin)
She’s appropriating braids
(iu)
Having a maang Tikka on
(Winner)
Seunghoon having braids in the teaser and MV of everyday
(sf9)
Dawon appropriating dreads
(Red velvet)
Yeri having Cornrows
(nct)
Yuta having cornrows
(nct)
Taeil having a tshirt with the confederate flag in their love song clip
(Monsta x )
Hyungwon saying this 🥴
(iu)
iu appropriating a maang Tikka in her blueming MV.
(Lee hi)
nword why singing a song on vlive in 2016
(Lovelyz)
When they heard their song moonlight they thought it sounded Mexican inspired which is ok but is it necessary to say it reminds you of nachos...
(Itzy)
Yeji appropriating dreads and called it "Swag hair"
(Itzy)
Lia appropriating a native headdress
(Loona)
Even after yves got called out, and bbc deleted Yeojin mocked mudras and stereotypical bopped her head. This is after their butterfly mv too
(Apink)
Naeun appropriating cornrows in their dumhdurum MV
(Chungha)
Appropriating a matha patti
(Ateez)
Seongwha and Yeosang Mockingly making Namaste hand, head bopping and mudras to music they thought was "Indian”
(WayV, Shinee, Nct)
Ten, Taemin and mark mocking south Asians. Isn’t this extra bad when Mark is Canadian 😭
(mcnd)
Ric having badly done braids
(mcnd)
Dancing/lipsyncing along to the nword
(Mcnd)
Mcnd/Top media's apology for dancing/lipsyncing for the nword https://twitter.com/mcndofficial_/status/1259378230743580673?s=21 https://twitter.com/mcndofficial_/status/1259378230743580673
(Ateez)
Opinion/explanation of that issue.
(Wanna one/ab6ix/ong seongwu)
Seongwu and Daewhi doing mudras mockingly when eating indian and spicy food.
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