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Posted by danisurst AKP STAFF 9 days ago

Son Tae Young's agency apologizes after her son is caught sitting in reserved artists' section during '2018 Melon Music Awards'

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Actress Son Tae Young's agency has opened up about a misunderstanding involving her young son that occurred during the '2018 Melon Music Awards.'


The actress attended the event, which was held on December 1, to present the award for 'Best Song of the Year,' and brought her son as her guest. However, during a portion of the event, he was caught sitting in the special seating area reserved for attending artists, leading to talk over whether or not he had received special treatment from staff.

According to her agency H8, the actress had been sitting quietly with her son in a waiting room to not bother event attendees. However, when it was time for her to present the award, her son had expressed wanting to see her on stage, so he was taken to that seating by staff.

"He did not know that the chair he received information about was reserved for artists," the agency continued. "He left as soon as the award was given out. We apologize for the unintentional trouble caused. If there is anyone that was hurt by this matter for any reason, we would like to express our apology to them."
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crowboy 9 days ago 4
9 days ago

lmao who cares. glad the child got nice seats to watch his mother present the award. if they were reserved seats but remained unoccupied, what does it matter if a kid sat in one for 5 minutes?

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hexrealm 9 days ago 3
9 days ago

Agree. But to explain further is that Koreans are super sensitive about people receiving special privileges as you may be aware like the alleged GD receiving special privileges in the army etc etc. Why you may ask? Because the Koreans know there are many people who are secretly receiving special privileges because of their status and connection and so if they see anything remotely that in the open, they are up in arms, becasue they can do nothing about those done secretly.

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Lalazz 8 days ago 2
8 days ago

There are people everywhere around the world that get special privileges. This boy was simply watching his mum up on stage which must have been an exciting thing for him. Don't defend idiocy please.

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karoudo 9 days ago 1
9 days ago

So now they go after children too huh, fucking morrons.

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NemuriNezumi 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

some people's jealousy is just way too much, like wth

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Great_Turtle 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

"If there is anyone that was hurt by this matter" They should piss off and get a life..

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leedaniel (Banned) 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

First world problems.

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NemuriNezumi 9 days ago 2
9 days ago

can someone please explain to me what the real issue was?

'cause I can't see it

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Winston 9 days ago 1
9 days ago

it was intended to be a "Actress abused her priviledges and letting her son take the reserved seat" but in fact, her son just wanted to see mummy on the stage giving out a prize and sit down there to look at his mummy. and got hate online.

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parkk 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

its so sad... he only wanted to see his mom.

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PrettyCode 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

If it was just for a moment I don’t see a problem. He just saw his mom, I think it was not like some artist haven’t got a sit :/

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thesiiiiickest 9 days ago 1
9 days ago

They sat in a room the entire award show to not bother anyone -___- and the 5 minutes they came out PEOPLE GET MAD LOL if the boy was told to sit there to see his mom and then left asap, where is the issue

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parkk 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

exactly. he just wanted to see his mom there...

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10Cheonsa04 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

Her children are 9 and 3. Like seriously? Don't attack little kids.

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FK97 9 days ago 4
9 days ago

Thats just a new low for some people now. He just wants to see his mom up close.

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synthwarrior 9 days ago 3
9 days ago

"He just wants to see his mom up close."

Because the kid doesn't get to do that at home?

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Dalee 9 days ago 1
9 days ago

This is a pretty big moment in her life. Whats wrong with having her son witness it up close? If you fail to see that I feel sorry for you.

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synthwarrior 7 days ago 0
7 days ago

You are definitely dense. I even quoted what I was commenting.

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Lalazz 8 days ago 0
8 days ago

Obviously he gets to do that at home, it's just that this time he gets to see his mum live up on stage.

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annabts 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

did he even bother anyone???? Why does she have to apologize. He only sat there for a bit and the seats were EMPTY. DW NETIZENS, YOUR IDOLS DIDNT STAND ON THEIR FEET WAITING FOR HIM TO GET UP

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vteebby 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

uhm how old is the kid? i'm sure he didn;t mean it. damn. SK are so sensitive to useless things

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popolala 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

people these days have to whine about everything no matter big or small i'm so sick of ppl

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dianasekarayu 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

knetz are dumb af

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pink_oracle 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

What a freaking non-issue.

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candye1127 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

Seriously what’s the big deal? Some people just can’t let others go on with their lives without kicking up a fuss

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Blueblankety 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

Imagine your her having to apologize and explain yourself for this???? On award shows there’s a lot of space open since people are performing, getting ready to performer, done performing so they’re changing etc... like wow. WOW

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chihirohaku11 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

they're just child,i really dont understand korean people,it was small proplem,deal it yourself why transfer to people,

to me it wasnt even a proplem

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nnani 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

WHO GIVES A FUCK OMG. People are fucking assholes and love to talk shit. He's a fucking kid grow the fuck up. Get a fucking life instead of bitching and moaning.

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Winston 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

I think her son merely wanted to see his mum on the stage giving out the award and its not like he went there to talk to his bias idols, so i think it was bad to critcise him. and according to her, he left shortly after so its not like he was sitting there the entire award ceremony in a section for reserved artistes.


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Drogo24 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

Include akp among the stupid people using the word CAUGHT! As if the kid committed a terrible offense. I think that kid is barely 10 yrs old. He didn't know the technicalities of seating arrangement.

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HaveSomeKookies 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

Welp... These are the kind of news that makes me lose my faith in humanity. Too much drama over such a small "issue".

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Hyungshi 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

seriously did knetz complained about a child?!? A CHILD SITTING ON A RESERVED SEAT!!!! stupid af

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melon 8 days ago 0
8 days ago

WOW KOREAN CHILL!! The kid was only there to watch his mother when she was on the stage for a few minutes.

There was a free seat so come on. She's contributed enough for the industry they can spare her son 5min of a good seat.

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NEWSY 7 days ago 0
7 days ago

So it seems like new information has come out. It wasn't just her son (it was also her niece), it wasn't just any sitting area (it was specially reserved for veteran artists and newer/rookie artists were not allowed to sit there), it wasn't just 5 minutes (the videos show them clearly sitting through performances including BTS). So yeah, maybe, it was a "bit" of abuse of her celebrity status.

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Sassy_Park 8 days ago 0
8 days ago

i am sorry i am laughing at this. what all this trouble because he wanted to see his momma present an award lmao yall too funny

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Fritzb 8 days ago 0
8 days ago

This is such bullsh*t. Don't people have better things to complain about?

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xTESSAx 8 days ago 0
8 days ago

The only ones that probaly made a big deal out of this are those crazy obsessed fans who didnt get to sit close to their fav. The boy only wanted to see his mom on stage, she said he was backstage for most of the night.

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Huhuhh 8 days ago 0
8 days ago

Wtf..i bet if there is artists or idols there,they definitely volunteer their seat to those precious kids..

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Lalazz 8 days ago 0
8 days ago

Wow, people are really complaining about a child sitting in a reserved seating area for a short amount of time so he can watch his mum on stage? You assholes get mad at everything. Go and find a hobby. Smh.

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LittleSukie 8 days ago 0
8 days ago

Seriously, her sons are 3 and 9 years old.I can't believe some people.

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SUnknown 8 days ago 0
8 days ago

If you were offended by this... please get a life! Ridiculous! The boy just wanted to see his mom on stage. People have WAY to much time on their hands🙄

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shakesmilk 8 days ago 0
8 days ago

Wth? They needed to apologize because of this. Does everyone nowadays ask for an apology for any little misunderstandings? How stupid lol

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sweetberry 8 days ago 0
8 days ago

This is ridiculous. They are just kids. Whats wrong with people nowadays?

Well netizen I'm sorry you dont get to sit with your oppa or unnie.. but i'm 100% glad the kids are the one who got to sit there compare to crazy fan.

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StCatMouse 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

How old is this son we are talking about? Oh *sigh*

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dahyessi 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

That's sick, he's just a kid and it's not his fault you can't be that close to your faves...

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elly2k 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

All this fuss over a child??

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MiZZ_J 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

Whose complain about this?? i cant see any problem

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Kosmo_Lap 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

Why don't you guys boycott the korean entertainment industry to show the fans what they deserve/

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joynaqa (Banned) 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

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kim_nn_jj 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

What???


The artists might found he’s adorable..

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haliga (Banned) 9 days ago 0
9 days ago

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