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Posted by danisurst Sunday, August 9, 2020

'Cultwo Show' host Kim Tae Gyun publicly apologizes for imitating foreign (G)I-DLE member's broken Korean accent

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Kim Tae Gyun has publicly apologized to (G)I-DLE.

On August 9 KST, the 'Cultwo Show' radio host took to his personal Instagram account to upload a message of apology. In the message, he writes: "I apologize to (G)I-DLE's fans and those I offended when I imitated the broken Korean of one of (G)I-DLE's foreign members during their live interview on last week on Thursday, August 6."

"I definitely did not mean to make a caricature out of them, and I imitated them because it was cute how hard they were working on their accent, but it obviously looked uncomfortable,"
he continued.

He ended the message by adding that he had also contacted the (G)I-DLE member in question to personally apologize, then wrote this public apology to admit to his mistake.


"In the future, I will proceed with more careful consideration of the other person. Thank you for reading this long message," he concluded.

Meanwhile, (G)I-DLE is currently promoting their latest single "DUMDi DUMDi."

Check out Kim Tae Gyun's Instagram post below.

  1. (G)I-DLE
  2. CULTWO SHOW
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bubo156 pts Sunday, August 9, 2020 2
Sunday, August 9, 2020

IMHO, people can jokes about people accent with their second language. But know this, they speak more languange than you. You, with monolingual, making fun of people with atleast bilingual is really funny because it shows how stupid you are.

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nina97x5,664 pts Sunday, August 9, 2020 0
Sunday, August 9, 2020

Many foreign idols are already insecure and the accents it’s so rude belittling for host put them down like that even if it is teasing. There some who don’t mind it use at comedic relief like Henry and Jessi but host should done better here.

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