Posted by jieun-im 19 days ago

Malicious netizens criticize ENHYPEN's Sunghoon for not bowing politely to other idols on 'Music Bank'


Malicious netizens criticized ENHYPEN's Sunghoon for not bowing politely when interviewing other idols on KBS's 'Music Bank'.

On November 12, one netizen created a post on an online community forum titled, "I think Sunghoon needs to start bowing better TT." In addition to including gifs of Sunghoon bowing at the end of the interviews, the netizen wrote, "Jang Won Young is so different compared to him. If it's TWICE, they're his super seniors... If he can just greet them well, then everything will be fine. He kind of just tilts his head a little."

In response, some netizens said:

"I can't tell whether he is [bowing] or not Lolll."

"He does contrast a lot with Soobin."

"Whether you're a celebrity or a non-celebrity, not greeting [people] properly is a turn off."

"He also doesn't really bow well to male idols."

"At least he tilted his head a little at TWICE, but he seems to just look down on female idols with small to medium [popularity]."

"I guess the interview cameras will also disappear soon."

Other netizens thought the criticism was over the top and defended Sunghoon:

"Isn't he just shy?"

"He did bow, just because he didn't do it sincerely people are all over him for it."

"He did bow during interviews and the ending."

"Well, do you guys greet people so great yourselves?"

"It would be different depending on the location. If the space is limited, then it's fine to just lightly tilt your head so they can pass by quickly."

"When Seventeen won 1st place, [Sunghoon] bowed 90 degrees."

"I think they're just trying to bow without being burdensome."

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shakennotstirred1,231 pts 19 days ago 12
19 days ago

The term "Manners maketh men" is in effect here. idk with u guys if u have lived in Korea, but bowing and showing respect is really taken seriously there ( I would know since I grew up there). Him being a rookie and all, that is pretty much expected especially while being on camera. Having said this, while looking at the gifs/vids. He is not doing it on purpose. I think he is just panicky all the time (a response from being shy?) after the interviews just by looking at his reaction. They are probably also rushed by the PDs behind the camera since time is off the essence. So should he have bowed more? I think he should especially that is the minimal requirement for showing courtesy while being on camera. But should he get hate and be called names? He shouldn't have to experience that. A slight "hey man, maybe you just need to bow a little more" would have sufficed.


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guest_baby-3,422 pts 19 days ago 3
19 days ago

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