aespa Karina’s ‘Supernova’ Behind-the-Scenes Shots Go Viral— Here’s Why

aespa’s Karina has recently caused quite a stir on Korean community sites with her latest Instagram post. The photos, which are behind-the-scenes shots from the group’s music video for “Supernova,” have quickly gone viral and gained hundreds of thousands of likes.

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In several pictures uploaded on Instagram, Karina shows off her unique style and playfulness. The aespa star flaunts her fangs and gorgeous make-up while posing on top of a crushed car, a key aspect of aespa’s highly praised “Supernova” music video.

It’s not only the set but also her look – complete with pigtails, striking makeup, and bold accessories – that perfectly aligns with the group’s futuristic and AI-inspired concept.

aespa karina
aespa karina
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aespa karina
aespa karina
(Photo : pann.nate)

Karina’s photos have attracted a lot of engagement not only on her Instagram account, where she has over 1.4 million likes and more than 16,000 comments, but also on Korean forums like Pann and TheQoo.

aespa karina
aespa karina
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aespa karina
aespa karina
(Photo : pann.nate)

Netizens have praised not only Karina’s jaw-dropping visuals in general but also her ability to fit aespa’s unique “Kwangya” and AI concept so well.

aespa karina
aespa karina
(Photo : pann.nate)
aespa karina
aespa karina
(Photo : pann.nate)

Some fans’ commented: 

  • “She looks like a doll, so pretty.”
  • “What’s with the downvotes ㅋㅋㅋ Why do these fangirls hate Aespa so much ㅋㅋㅋ? She’s insanely pretty, like AI. I just want to hit the like button.”
  • “Her fangs and expression are so cute, haha. She looks like a mischievous little goblin, haha.”
  • “Every time I see her, I can’t help but be amazed by her face shape.”
  • “Since her debut, no matter how much I look, she fits the Kwangya concept the best. She really looks like AI…”

As she continues to be one of the hottest and most talked-about celebrities in the Korean entertainment scene, fans can’t wait to see what other looks Karina has in store. Meanwhile, aespa is set to release their first-ever studio album, Armageddon, on May 27.

aespa karina
aespa karina
(Photo : pann.nate)
aespa karina
aespa karina
(Photo : pann.nate)

Recently, Karina from the K-pop group aespa recently collaborated with Yves Saint Laurent Beauty, sparking mixed reactions among fans and netizens. While some praised her beauty and elegance, others criticized her appearance, leading to debates about beauty standards.

Supporters highlighted her sophisticated features and charisma, whereas critics questioned her unconventional looks and suggested her popularity might be due to her body rather than her face.

This controversy has ignited discussions within the aespa fandom and beyond, underscoring the complexities of beauty standards in the K-pop industry and the need for diverse representation in media.