The (G)I-DLE member is currently on hiatus after becoming embroiled in a school bullying controversy. Thus far, Cube Entertainment has denied the school bullying allegations, stating that they are still investigating the accusations through various means. In the meantime, (G)I-DLE plan on promoting as 5-members temporarily.
But on March 9, Cube Entertainment garnered criticism by making a birthday post via its official SNS platforms, celebrating the idol's 23rd birthday. Seeing the post, K-netizens commented:
"They literally take the masses for fools."
"Most of her fans have already turned though..? Why is the company being extra."
"They are out of their mind kekekeke."
"There goes Cube, catfighting with fans again."
"Sure, hope you guys keep her around for a long, long time. No one will pay you any attention."
"From now on it's a solid pass on anything (G)I-DLE."
"Who do they think they're kidding."
"If you keep doing this I will leave the (G)I-DLE fandom altogether, Cube."
"Just ignore them."
"I'm speechless at how insensitive this is right now."
"Officially the craziest company."
"I can't believe how different a person looks after a controversy."
One of Soojin's initial accusers 'A', a netizen known as the older sister of Soojin's former classmates, has recently posted that she is trying to gather evidence to respond to Soojin's side legally.