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Former male trainee reveals the shocking offers he received from sponsors

By yckim124   Wednesday, April 20, 2016   108,953   2,372   0



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Public might be familiar to the stories of girl groups and actresses involved in sponsors, but the story regarding male celebrities and trainees lack attention. 

On April 19, 'PD Notebook' examined this controversy in detail. A former boy group trainee stepped up to reveal his past experience with offers from sponsors, and the story is quite shocking. 

The former trainee explained, "At first she gives allowance. $70, $100, $200.. like that, and then she said 'I've made the decision to send you a lot more', and really sent me $1000. I was so shocked at first so I asked, 'Can I really take this?', and she answered, 'Hey, just take it. I'm giving it to you. I know you have a lot to spend'." 

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He continued, "After about 4 months, she started to text me and said, 'I am lonely nowadays. Can you come?'. So I replied, 'But you have a husband', and she said, 'He's out on a business trip and not coming home tonight."

Former trainee shares more of the shocking story as he added, "She kind of wants that, like skinship (physical touch), or often asked to 'Stay with me for a day'." The PD in shock asked, "She asks upfront like that?", and he answered, "Yeah, directly says 'I am lonely today. Come over.'"

"I told her that 'This is not right. I know I received money but this is not right. I will return it after I become successful, so I want you to stop contacting me. Then she brought like a bill and said, 'Hey, I gave you this much money, but you are betraying me?'"

The former trainee showed regret as he said, "I also think it's crazy, but I didn't know it back then. People around me were like, 'Take it, take it. She's going to sponsor for you, take it', and then I really started to and the amount became around $18,000~ $26,000. I didn't have any money saved and I was jobless. My debt was only getting bigger and bigger..."

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DesiRodri1254 Friday, April 22, 2016

Wow. I wonder if there are any male idols now that where trainees then who actually went through with it. Yikes! I feel so sorry for them to be pressured like that. Though wouldn't their manager or someone of higher ranking know of these kinds of sponsorships? I mean there had to have been someone who introduced these female and male trainees to these disgusting sponsors. I'm proud of him for saying no and him still having dignity and pride in himself for refusing

martianonearth Thursday, April 21, 2016

too many dumb people in akp

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melon Thursday, April 21, 2016

Wow I know everyone is saying how stupid he is or what a bitch the spondor woman was but how about look at his loser friends. Tell him to take it take it? That's some trashy friends. In this world nothing is free. You might get free trial free sample free this free that but in the end it's just marketing trying to get you hook onto buying their product or believing in their crap. So really nothing comes free. He must have been pretty young but dude those friends are trash.

Rys Thursday, April 21, 2016

did he really think people will give him 26k without wanting something in return?

martianonearth Rys Thursday, April 21, 2016

do you know what "sponsor" means ? dumbass

Rys martianonearth Thursday, April 21, 2016

do you??

martianonearth Rys Thursday, April 21, 2016

would i ask you if i didn't.. retard

Rys martianonearth Thursday, April 21, 2016

i hope u didn't think it was an idol trainee scholarship or something dumber.

martianonearth Rys Thursday, April 21, 2016

i'm not a dumbass like you

Rys martianonearth Thursday, April 21, 2016

clearly you are

Rys martianonearth Thursday, April 21, 2016

point what I said wrong if you're not a "dumbass" and stop using 12 yo insult.

Bethbeez Thursday, April 21, 2016

I think it should be taken into consideration that although there are these perverted versions of sponsors there are some really sincere sponsors in existence as well.

luv_ellie_kpop Thursday, April 21, 2016

wow. what a bitch

jokerfish Thursday, April 21, 2016

the difference between this comment section and the comment section for the female trainee is like night and day. Sponsorship is gross regardless of the gender of the trainee.

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