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MAMAMOO's Whee In under fire for her offensive selfie and comment about non-celebrities

By yckim124   Thursday, June 22, 2017   172,442   3,247   19



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Whee In is receiving criticism for a selca. 

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The MAMAMOO member uploaded a goofy photo of herself on the group's official fan cafe with the caption, "I take weird photos sometimes.... Because that's how I can feel I'm no different than non-celebrities... This is the only tool that I can use to hide myself...."

Many netizens found her post offensive as they interpreted Whee In to be degrading non-celebrities. 

Comments stated, "Did she have to make that goofy face to show that she's no different than non-celebs?'', "What's so different about being a regular person..'', "She looks like a non-celeb. What is wrong with her?'', ''You guys are not on the A level yet. How dare you use the term non-celeb/regular person lol Is being a celebrity that big of a deal?"

What are your thoughts on Whee In's controversial selca? 

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Kpoppy007 Friday, June 23, 2017 sorry, NETIZENS, are always ready to jump on idols throats. She clearly meant celebs are known for looking pretty all the time and dont have many intentional funny photos. Real people would not hide an embarassing photo...they take pride in it. I hide my funny pics bcuz im not real on social media...that's honesty

Fantastic_Bibi Friday, June 23, 2017

Mamamoo seems to be under a lot of fire lately. There was the blackface issue, then the whole racist thing with the bindi, now this. They're so talented, but they're often misunderstood.

Asia2412 Friday, June 23, 2017

Am I missing something? Where is the offensive part?! She's just saying, she feels less like an idol and more normal when she takes weird selfies. As opposed to the kept up, composed look most celebrities have. But now all of a sudden "she's no A-lister" or "being a celeb isn't a big deal" when they hold idols to a whole nother level any other day. Stop being so offended!

myanaconda Friday, June 23, 2017

Fat. Ugly, racist and self loaded bitches : mamamoo

prettychristinna Friday, June 23, 2017

Ugly on the outside even uglier on the inside -.-

ChanelOberlin prettychristinna Friday, June 23, 2017

RedVelvet and BTS Suga :/

yphintso ChanelOberlin Sunday, June 25, 2017

stop hating geez

lacreme Friday, June 23, 2017

Blackface and now this

ChanelOberlin lacreme Friday, June 23, 2017

she did a black face on her own? xD

robin1 Friday, June 23, 2017

I don't get it.

Loyalty Friday, June 23, 2017

Stupid. I believe she meant that she able to relax and be goofy like an ordinary person, because idols don't really have this right.

blackjack_doomey Friday, June 23, 2017

Lol. What is offensive about it?

EivaCake Friday, June 23, 2017

Don't yall have lives. Get out, have some fun. I seriously can't believe knetizens have the time to insult other people because their 'celebrities'. Knetizens said it themselves, they're just regular people. Don't you realize your being invasive and rude to another 'normal person'. Where'd you learn to live such a hateful lyfe???

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