JYP Entertainment’s Newest Group VCHA Sparks Criticism And Concern

“What do you mean she’s 12?”

Korean netizens reacted to JYP Entertainment’s latest girl group, VCHA.

VCHA | JYP Entertainment

On September 22, an online post titled “JYP’s New Girl Group VCHA’s Members” quickly went viral.

In the post, the author uploaded each of the newly debuted group’s members and their ages. VCHA is a global group consisting of the winning contestants from A2k and is a project group created by JYP Entertainment and Republic Records.

A2k contestants | JYP Entertainment

The group members are listed below.

Lexus Vang (16)

KG Crown (15)

Camila Ribeaux Valdes (17)

Savanna Collins (16)

Kaylee Lee (12)

Kendall Ebeling (16)

Netizens reacted to the news, with many expressing concern over how young the members are. Many netizens expressed shock at Kaylee Lee’s age, in particular.

  • “What do you mean she’s 12?”
  • “I am concerned that she’s the only one so young when the other members are similar in age.”
  • “What is up with the 12-year-old?”
  • “Kaylee is the only one that is so young, LOL.”
  • “They are all so young?”
  • “12???”
  • “I wish they would draw the line for minors at High Schoolers, sigh.”
  • “Well, there are idols who were born in 2009 (Year Kaylee was born).”
  • “12 in international age?”
  • “Wow, I’m not even remotely interested in this group, LOL. Should I sell my JYP shares (stocks)?”

Meanwhile, the group recently released their pre-debut single, “SeVit.” You can check it out in the link below.

Source: theqoo