There have been different components of the video that additionally gained criticism.
IVE’s Ahn Yujin and rapper Lee Youngji have come below fireplace for allegedly mocking Black tradition throughout a current YouTube video.
On April 14, IVE’s Ahn Yujin appeared on a current episode of Lee Youngji’s My Alcohol Diary.
Whereas the episode was enjoyable and praised by netizens, one a part of the video had come below fireplace after the duo was allegedly seen to be mocking Black folks.
Throughout the video, the 2 idols have been seen copying one thing they’d seen on TikTok, which they deemed to be “grasping women.”
They then confirmed an image of movie star Jennifer Lewis, which strengthened that they noticed the behaviour and actions to be stereotypes.
When the video was posted, netizens couldn’t disguise their anger on the actions. Whereas many blamed the editors, some stated that each Yujin and Youngji would pay attention to what they have been doing, including that the rapper would’ve had a ultimate say within the edit.
Not them mocking Black ladies, and utilizing an image of Jenifer Lewis! The disrespect!
Each Yujin and Youngji and the producers can catch palms, could they by no means prosper, trigger I for certain will not be listening to any music by #IVE once more. https://t.co/nndVAezhIC
— Carolyn -Did Not Pay for 🐦- Hinds 🇧🇧🗺 (@CarrieCnh12) April 14, 2023
Lee youngji and IVE yujin mocking “folks they’ve seen on tiktok” whereas an image of a black lady is proven on display… pic.twitter.com/cRD75txt4M
— calico (@calicooosn) April 14, 2023
Pathetic….there’s not one factor humorous about YoungJi…she’s simply loud and annoying. Yujin…mocking desi’s now mocking black ladies…what’ll be subsequent. 🙄 https://t.co/lHRjpZlEpt pic.twitter.com/UARDmMP1mr
— S 🧚🏾 (@SSadiW8) April 14, 2023
Many netizens additionally observed that Youngji was additionally carrying a T-shirt with the Hindu God Ganesh on it. Whereas the picture is sacred to many Hindus, some followers additionally identified it was much more disrespectful because it was worn on a consuming present, and lots of Hindus don’t drink.
Whereas some netizens have targeted their anger on the editors, they need the 2 younger stars to acknowledge their behaviour and the way it may be deemed offensive.