Red Velvet's Joy has revealed a phrase she sincerely dislikes hearing from others.
In a recent episode of 'Animal Farm,' Joy took on the role of a special guest MC, sparking a candid conversation about phrases that hit a sour note during family gatherings, particularly in light of Lunar New Year celebrations.
As the discussion delved into the nuances of holiday gatherings in Korea, including the financial strain of traditional rituals and gift-giving, the MCs also touched on the minefield of potentially well-intentioned yet unwelcome comments from their loved ones.
Joy didn't hold back in expressing her disdain for what she described as nitpicking disguised as compliments. "Relatives often turn innocent updates into lectures and reproaches," she remarked.
Among the 'Nag Menu' of phrases people dread hearing, Joy singled out the question about body weight.
"People often tell me that even though I am pretty now, I'd be prettier if I lost weight," she revealed. Clapping down on such remarks, Joy firmly stated, "Please, I can take care of my own weight."
She went on to critique these so-called 'well-wishing remarks,' noting how they often end with the patronizing tagline, "It's all for your own good."
Joy's candid remarks shed light on the insensitivity often found in seemingly innocent comments, prompting reflection on the impact of words, even when cloaked in supposed concern.
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