Sometimes anti-fans take things too far and 7 in particular tried to ruin idols’ lives with false rumors. After some time, it was revealed that the rumors were fabricated, but the idols still suffered repercussions from the attacks on their public image.
In late 2013, IU suffered from groundless rumors which stated that she was preparing to get married to a famous boy band member. She requested an investigation and the culprit was arrested.
2. Han Seungyeon
In 2013, Seungyeon suffered from groundless rumors that accused her of luring and seducing powerful entertainment officials in order to better her career. Her parents even became aware of the rumor.
In early 2014, rumors that Sulli was pregnant started garnering much attention. The original poster claimed that she saw Sulli at a pregnancy clinic and the false rumor spread like wild fire.
4. Park Bom
Bom had negative rumors on several occasions most of them involving plastic surgery. She was also rumored have used marijuana. YG took harsh legal actions against antis who spread this rumor.
5. Jang Hyunseung & HyunA
In early 2014, a seemingly legitimate article claiming that Cube Entertainment announced Hyuna was pregnant with Jang Hyunseung’s baby was released. The article later turned out to be fabricated.
In November 2014, alleged photos of Rain’s nudes were leaked. The original poster claimed that the pictures were from Kim Taehee’s lost phone. The pictures later turned out to be not Rain but a look alike.
Rumors that Suho’s father was an official in a pro-Japanese government faction spread among netizens. Many netizens were outraged at both Suho and his father for this but the rumor was again, false.