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  • Normal People vs K-Pop Fans

    April 6, 2014 @ 2:00 pm

    The K-Pop language is a fun way for fans to converse with each other - you use one term and another fan completely understands.  However, this is indeed a language and one for only those K-Pop fans.  It sound like nonsensical garble or alien talk to outsiders, but it's a great way for fans to unite. Of course, this also shows the mindset of fans as "normal people" may use certain words in the "normal way," but fans automatically think of somethin

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  • EXO members write disappointed and reprimanding messages to sasaeng fans

    September 30, 2013 @ 12:05 pm

    Recently, EXO's sasaeng fans have received a lot of criticism for their rude misconduct at a wedding for member Baekhyun's brother.  These fans went so far as to stand on top of tables to record videos and was overall very disrespectful to the couple, ruining their special day.  One of the attendants left a message describing their actions in detail.Needless to say, the EXO members were also displeased at what had occurred.  They w

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  • Sasaeng fans of EXO criticized for improper conduct during a wedding

    September 29, 2013 @ 3:42 pm

    So-called 'sasaeng' fans, who go above and beyond normal fandom levels of worshipping, are in the spotlight after their behavior at a wedding for the brother of EXO's Baekhyun.One of the attendees posted a photo of a supposed fan standing barefoot on a table, trying to get a glimpse of her idols, as well as a photo of the EXO members being mobbed by cameras. "The wedding was quiet before the EXO members appeared," the person posted. "When three o

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  • B2ST's Junhyung talks about how his experience with sasaeng fans helped him for 'Monstar'

    May 13, 2013 @ 7:35 pm

    B2ST's Junhyung revealed his honest opinions on sasaeng fans. On May 13, he attended the press conference for his upcoming drama, 'Monstar' at the 63 Convention Center in Yeouido. Since his character in the drama has to deal with sasaeng fans, he talked about his own personal experiences. He stated, "My experiences as a member of B2ST helped me in acting a lot. In the drama, my character suffers from various rumors and sasaeng fans. If rum

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  • Sasaeng fans interviewed on 'Cultwo's Veranda Show'

    March 30, 2013 @ 6:15 am

    Sasaeng fans discussed their stalker-like lifestyle on 'Cultwo's Veranda Show', attempting to explain why they do what they do. One regular fan revealed the difference between a regular fan and a sasaeng fan sharing, "We like our oppas with an innocent heart. But sasaeng fans follow them around their private lives 24/7." A former manager also shared from his own experience, "Of course they go to their house, and they are also present at th

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  • Kim Hyun Joong's Japanese fans donate $10,460 USD to scholarship fund

    March 13, 2013 @ 5:45 pm

    Kim Hyun Joong's Japanese fans have donated 11,493,145 KRW (approximately $10,460 USD) to a scholarship fund! A Korean fanclub had founded the 'Kim Hyun Joong Scholarship' fund, and Japanese fans donated the money to the scholarship. Since Kim Hyun Joong and his fans always donate and help those in need, the Japanese fans also reportedly wanted to help those in need. The 'Kim Hyun Joong Scholarship' was founded in 2010, and is the first

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  • Sunggyu reassures HyunA that he's not a sasaeng fan

    February 27, 2013 @ 10:44 pm

    INFINITE's Sunggyu attempted to explain himself to 4minute's HyunA. On the February 27 episode of 'Radio Star', MC Yoo Se Yoon listed Sunggyu's many ideal types which included Jeon Ji Hyun, Soyu, and HyunA. When he was asked if he selected these women because they had sexy bodies, Sunggyu stated that the main reason was because he likes women with pale and milky skin. Of all the women from his ideal types, he has talked mostly about HyunA

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  • Changmin confesses he received therapy due to sasaengs

    February 5, 2013 @ 8:10 pm

    Changmin confessed he received therapy because of sasaengs. On the February 5th broadcast of KBS2TV's 'Moonlight Prince', he said, "In the past, I think I was miserable." He explained that he had been extremely burdened by the popularity of TVXQ. He added, "When I was by myself, there would be people who followed me around in taxis. I got nervous when I see even one (sasaeng). When I was walking in the streets, of course there were stud

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  • Russian fans compile a supportive video for T-ara

    October 8, 2012 @ 9:05 pm

    In light of T-ara's recent controversy surrounding the exit of former member Hwayoung, Russian fans of the girl group have decided to show some love and support for the girls with a fanmade video. Created as a collaborative effort from fans all over Russia, the video is a compilation of fans holding signs up with various supportive messages for the girls ranging from "T-ARA, Fighting! We Love You", "T-ARA Don't give up!", and "Queen's will

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  • 2NE1's Dara reveals it was mostly female fans who were against concert kiss

    August 31, 2012 @ 4:20 pm

    2NE1's Dara revealed that it was mostly female fans who were against a kiss she gave to a fan during a recent 2NE1 concert performance. Dara posted the following on me2day, "When I first thought of the kiss performance, I wanted it to be a special event for the fans who support me... I've performed the kiss four times at this point, and there are more than 10 concerts left on the tour... Ahahaha... How many more do I have to kiss? Tomorrow

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