Female netizens share their hatred for aegyo

Perhaps to the surprise of many, female netizens have recently spoken out with respect to their hatred for aegyo especially when performed by idols per request of others.

The original poster comments on the global obsession over women speaking in baby-like tones or performing other acts of aegyo. The thread further discusses aegyo as performed by various idols and the strange requests they take to do so.

In response, many female netizens have left frank comments of despair and disappointment as they express their dislike for the now exploded trend.

See what some top-rated netizens comments are below:



Koreaboo has collected reactions from Netizens who commented on the original article from our Korean source. The below comments are the most popular comments at the time of this article being published.

[+ 338, – 10] I’ve always thought it was weird. Girls are always asked to show aegyo on TV and even at home my dad asks me why I don’t have any aegyo when I’m a girl. My boyfriend tells me that women need to have some aegyo. Why do they force women to act like a little girl.

[+ 280, – 10] Men who ask me to show aegyo…shut up please.

[+ 244, – 7] Seriously. The one thing foreigners probably don’t understand about K-Pop is aegyo.

Source: Pann