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British Newspaper Below Hearth For “Misogynistic” And “Offensive” Protection Of BLACKPINK

“Simply disgusting, misogynistic, and full on xenophobic.”

BLACKPINK not too long ago had the distinct honor of being acknowledged by England’s King Charles III for his or her world influence, incomes the royal privilege of holding honorary titles as Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE).

(From left:) BLACKPINK’s Lisa, Rosé, Jisoo, and Jennie

BLACKPINK attended the South Korean-UK state banquet at Buckingham Palace on November 21, with 170 folks in attendance, together with the King of England, members of the royal household, and South Korea’s President and First Girl.

In King Charles III‘s speech earlier than the dinner started, he heralded distinguished figures in Korean leisure, together with BTS, Parasite director Bong Joon Ho, acknowledged the recognition of Squid Recreation, and gave every BLACKPINK member a particular shout-out for his or her “function in bringing the message of environmental sustainability to a worldwide viewers as Ambassadors for the U.Ok.’s Presidency of COP 26, and later as advocates for the U.N. Sustainable Growth Targets.

The BLACKPINK members made historical past, turning into the primary K-Pop idols and non-British musicians to obtain the honorary titles.

Every member has expressed their heartfelt gratitude for receiving the honorary title in posts made on their private Instagram accounts.

Netizens have additionally celebrated the historic achievement, and right now, many are coming to the BLACKPINK members’ protection after the British tabloid newspaper, Each day Mail, posted an article masking the achievement with what many contemplate an offensive and disrespectful headline.

The article, which options BLACKPINK on the forefront, begins by telling readers they’ve “in all probability by no means heard of BLACKPINK earlier than [King Charles III] honored them” earlier than stating that “hunger diets, every day weigh-ins” and a “big stress to have cosmetic surgery” left a “darkish spectre” behind the worldwide lady group.

Many netizens felt the headline wrongly implied that these have been points particularly regarding BLACKPINK after they have been as an alternative referencing different K-Pop idols’ tales from their trainee days and recollections from a former K-Pop trainee that have been included inside the article.

Netizens got here to BLACKPINK’s protection, feeling it was pointless to shroud the group’s historic achievement with what many felt was a “misogynistic,” “slanderous,” “xenophobic,” and “offensive” headline with a deceptive article.

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