Min Hee Jin Praised For Visuals Amid Conflict With HYBE — But Draws Mixed Reactions From K-pop Stans

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Min Hee Jin is gaining attention for her visuals in an online community, where netizens gathered to compliment her. However, international K-pop fans were frustrated with the thread.

Here’s what happened.

Min Hee Jin Praised For ‘Pretty’ Visuals Amid Clash With HYBE, K-pop Fans Draw Mixed Reactions To Thread

In April, Min Hee Jin went viral across the K-pop community for her press conference, where she explained her side due to her and ADOR’s conflict with HYBE.

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(Photo : Min Hee Jin (News1))

The conference trended on the internet, as netizens drew out their take on topics such as Min Hee Jin’s exposé, ADOR’s feud, its artists’ welfare, and the overall integrity of companies.

Amid the serious discussions, some considered the incident as an opportunity to post memes about the ADOR CEO, who also went viral for her outfit during the meeting. However, one online thread managed to steal the limelight in social media.

On May 2, a forum titled, “Have You Seen Min Hee Jin’s Photo? She’s Pretty” was established by Korean netizens. The author then uploaded two photos of the ADOR CEO in a sophisticated fashion, tied-up hairstyle, and natural makeup.

Min Hee Jin Praised For Visuals Amid Conflict With HYBE — But Receives Mixed Reactions From K-pop Stans
(Photo : pann.nate)
Min Hee Jin Praised For Visuals Amid Conflict With HYBE — But Receives Mixed Reactions From K-pop Stans
(Photo : pann.nate)

OP also expressed how Min Hee Jin would also have been great as an actress, “She would’ve suited being an actress too.”

The comments section was filled by divided netizens. Some agreed with OP’s claims regarding Min Hee Jin’s visuals, while others expressed sympathies to her due to the ongoing conflict with HYBE.

Meanwhile, many were dumbfounded by the overall intention, timing, and context of the post. Read their reactions below:

  • “Min Hee Jin is pretty and she has a baby face.”
  • “How can these freaking ahjussis do this to this unnie.”
  • “Her face shape, eyes, nose, and lips are totally charming, right?”
  • “What is this post?”
  • “I like this photo too.”
Min Hee Jin Praised For Visuals Amid Conflict With HYBE — But Receives Mixed Reactions From K-pop Stans
(Photo : pann.nate)

International fans also reacted to the post, with many of them expressing frustration over the praises and compliments towards Min Hee Jin’s visuals.

  • “It’s freaking crazy how people went from calling her a pedo to simping over her looks, Korean entertainment is so fun nowadays lol.”
  • “Bro, this has barely 100 interactions with it lmfao. Got to bait for this month’s rent, we got you.”
  • “Should’ve kept this in your drafts.”
  • “Since when was it a good thing to stan this woman? Her and her pedo concepts for underage members of groups she’s made still stand.”
  • “Just because Hype sucks doesn’t make her suddenly an innocent perfect person.”
  • “She still is pretty but with a sick mind.”

In other news, Korean news outlets reported that Min Hee Jin responded to HYBE’s claims that the CEO planned to nullify NewJeans’ contract in January 2024. Sources also revealed the opposing statements of HYBE and ADOR. To know more about the ongoing feud, click here.

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************] Israel Monte