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“Good Morning America” Underneath Fireplace For “Disrespecting” ENHYPEN On Stay TV

Followers are calling for the present to do higher.

In style American morning present Good Morning America is at the moment underneath fireplace for what many take into account to be disrespectful actions in direction of ENHYPEN.


Earlier this yr, ENHYPEN appeared within the animated Pinkfong movie Child Shark’s Huge Film, voicing a K-Pop band. Along with their movie look, the group additionally launched a observe for the film titled “Preserve Swimmin’ Via.”

As a part of the movie’s promotions, the group have been invited to attend the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York Metropolis as friends on the Child Shark float, the place they went viral for his or her efficiency of “Child Shark.”

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Followers have been left much more excited when it was introduced that ENHYPEN would seem on Good Morning America, the most-watched morning program within the US.

Sadly, a number of moments in the course of the broadcast have left followers feeling angered for the group.

Earlier than their efficiency on the published, the group have been interviewed by two of ABC’s reporters, Juju Chang and Sam Champion. After host Juju Chang briefly launched the group, she mispronounced ENHYPEN, calling them “ipen.

Through the interview, the group have been requested about their US tour and showing within the Child Shark movie, with Jake and Jay answering, although the latter’s microphone didn’t work.

At one level, Juju Chang, who’s Korean-American, remarks that their “English is so a lot better than my Korean.”

Juju Chang then says the group’s title incorrectly once more whereas introducing their tune, calling them “enpen” this time.

Along with poor digital camera work in the course of the present, The Good Morning America X account additionally incorrectly talked concerning the group when posting a now-deleted interview clip, mistakenly calling their new album Orange Blood, “Blood Orange.”

An ongoing grievance many K-Pop followers have had with Western media protection of teams is the shortage of analysis that appears to happen. On a couple of event, tv applications have incorrectly reported fundamental information about teams that could possibly be discovered doing a browser search.

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Juju Chang’s remark about Jay and Jake’s English talking abilities additionally has been known as a microaggression. Microaggressions are outlined as “an announcement, motion, or incident regarded for instance of oblique, refined, or unintentional discrimination towards members of a marginalized group, reminiscent of a racial or ethnic minority.

Jay and Jake each grew up in English-speaking nations and the implications of the phrase “your English is so good” are seen as racist or ignorant by some.

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Followers expressed their disappointment in how ENHYPEN’s Good Morning America debut was dealt with and have known as out the present for its actions.

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