Former Wonder Girls Member Yubin Suffered Hate for Having Darker Skin

She suffered hate comments as soon as she debuted.

On a recent episode of KBS’s Street Feast, former Wonder Girls member, Yubin spoke up about the hate comments she suffered as soon as she debuted.

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When she was asked if she suffered hate comments before, she replied that she received less than the average celebrity.

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But Yubin explained that she was still no exception as she suffered all sorts of hate about her appearance as soon as she debuted with Wonder Girls.

When I became a new member of Wonder Girls, people said I looked so tough that I could eat up my other members, and that my skin was so dark that I looked dirty.

– Yubin

But the hate comments weren’t just about her appearance. Yubin received hate for her voice as well.

I’ve also received a hate comment that said my voice sounded like s***.

– Yubin

She also described just how hard the hate comments were on her family.

There was a gossip column about me and prostitution. Even though it wasn’t true, my parents had a very hard time because of the malicious rumors.

– Yubin

Yubin first debuted with Wonder Girls back in 2007 and officially began her solo career in 2018 with a solo album and an appearance on Mnet’s Unpretty Rapstar 2.

Source: Insight
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