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YG under fire after 2NE1 disbanding and Taehyun leaving

Lee Sang-won

The Korea Herald/Asia News Network

 /  Tue, November 29, 2016  /  10:36 am
YG under fire after 2NE1 disbanding and Taehyun leaving

Disgruntled online users started the hashtags “#JusticeFor2NE1” and “#JusticeForTaehyun,” which became two of the most trending hashtags over the weekend, according to Hashtagify. (YG Entertainment via The Korea Herald/File)

YG Entertainment has been the target of hostile internet bashing after the company announced the official disbandment of their four-member girl group 2NE1, and the contract termination of boy band WINNER‘s Taehyun on Friday.

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YG CEO Yang Hyun-suk and YG Family’s social media accounts have been bombarded with hateful comments. Disgruntled online users started the hashtags “#JusticeFor2NE1” and “#JusticeForTaehyun,” which became two of the most trending hashtags over the weekend, according to Hashtagify.

YG has yet to respond to the hateful messages, but 2NE1‘s Sandara Park and Taehyun have both issued letters to their fans.

YG CEO Yang Hyun-suk and YG Family’s social media accounts have been bombarded with hateful comments.(Yang Hyun-suk's Instagram via The Korea Herald/File)

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This article appeared on The Korea Herald newspaper website, which is a member of Asia News Network and a media partner of The Jakarta Post