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Did WM Entertainment pressure Oh My Girl's JinE to lose weight?

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On August 30, WM Entertainment updated fans on Oh My Girl JinE's condition with anorexia and also addressed rumors about the label's harsh dieting rules. 


A rep of WM Entertainment first said, "JinE is currently spending time with her family and recovering her health. Her condition with anorexia is quickly improving, and she is now emotionally stable." 


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The label went on to explain, "JinE, who is 159cm tall, gained great stress from malicious comments calling her fat despite her normal size. Then her weight dropped down to a low 40kg and even 38kg at the worst. After discussing the matter with JinE and her parents, we decided it would be best for her to halt all promotions because we believed her health was at risk."


In response to the rumors about the label's harsh dieting rules, WM Entertainment stated, "There is absolutely no such thing. We can assure you on that part. We have never pressured harsh dieting or weight restrictions. Our company allows the members to freely take care of themselves." 


Lastly, the rep said, "As JinE receives treatments and focuses on recovery, please give her support until she returns to Oh My Girl."

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    trogdorthe8th 23 days ago

    I absolutely blame her company, along with Netizens, for all this poor girl is going through. Yes, the people who made horrible comments about her have not helped this situation at all. But the fact of the matter is, the pressures that companies put on idols to get thin goes to the extreme, and now young people like JinE suffer the consequences. The moment they first announced her issues, I couldn't believe that a mere month later they revealed that she would continue promotions and was doing 'so much better'. Eating disorders don't work like that, mental health issues don't just go away after a couple of weeks of therapy. Furthermore, while I'm sure the fans appreciate being kept up to speed, I think a lot of people aren't paying attention to another huge 'elephant in the room'. Having an eating disorder is a painful and personal process, and in many cases people feel shame and embarrassment for what they're going through. Imagine how she must feel, having this plastered all over the news and gossip columns- she probably feels like a failure for having to stop promotions to deal with this, on top of her other underlying issues which have exacerbated her disorder. Her company has not handled this well in the least, I can't imagine the damage of having her illness spread about like this, and how it must be affecting her. I hope that for once she gets some legitimate help for her issues, and that people will give her the space and consideration she both needs and deserves while she goes through this painful process.

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    clarissaxd 25 days ago

    Im also almost positive shes not the only one with an eating problem in oh my girl

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    clarissaxd 25 days ago

    all the health and love bby please come back!

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