Jimin apologized for the history quiz controversy that arose after the recent airing of AOA's reality show 'Channel AOA'.
As previously reported, viewers expressed disapproval at Jimin and Seolhyun's inability to recognize Korean historical figures during a history quiz on the show. It seems the backlash was enough to spur an apology from AOA's leader.
Jimin posted to Instagram:
"Hello, this is AOA's Jimin.
I took on the history quiz corner aired on OnStyle's 'Channel AOA' on May 3, and in that situation, I did not recognize Ahn Joong Geun's portrait. I even approached the subject lightly and showed an inappropriate attitude to many people.
As a celebrity in the public eye, I sincerely apologize for causing people to disapprove because of my playful mindset.
No excuse will cover my mistake.
Through this incident, I've learned that ignorance is the biggest mistake.
I give my sincerest apologies and will deeply reflect on my actions.
From now on, I'll do my best to have a knowledge of history I won't be embarrassed by not only as a celebrity, but as a Korean citizen.
Once again, I deeply apologize for my mistake. I'm sorry.
-posted by AOA's Jimin."
What are your thoughts on Jimin's apology and the controversy?