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Disney Plus K-drama ‘Snowdrop’ loses sponsors over history distortion accusations

Snowdrop Controversy

Sponsors of Disney Plus “Snowdrop” have reportedly abandoned the show after many viewers accused the series of distorting history and disrespecting South Korea’s pro-democracy movement in the 1980s.

The controversy: “Snowdrop” stars Blackpink’s Jisoo in her first acting role as Eun Young-ro, a women’s university student, alongside South Korean actor Jung Hae-in as Lim Soo-ho, a North Korean spy undercover as a graduate student, Korea Times reported.

Blackpink stans call on YG Ent to protect Jennie from Filipino scammer’s billboard date invite

Xian Gaza blackpink jennie billboards scammer

Fans have expressed concern after a self-confessed scammer from the Philippines bought two giant billboards to ask Blackpink member Jennie out on a date.

Desperate call for attention: Social media influencer Christian Albert Gaza, 28, also known as Xian Gaza, set up the billboards with his photo near the office of Blackpink’s management agency YG Entertainment in Seoul, reported Rappler.

‘Squid Game’ star Anupam Tripathi reveals love of Blackpink, tear-filled early days in Korea

Anupam Tripathi loves blackpink squid game

Anupam Tripathi, fan favorite of the massively popular Netflix series “Squid Game,” revealed he is a fan of Blackpink in an episode of MBC’s “Home Alone.”

They are ONE: In the episode, which aired on Oct. 22, the 32-year-old Indian actor was seen on camera firing up his sound system and playing Blackpink’s “How You Like That,” according to Soompi.

Fans accuse Blackpink’s entertainment agency of discriminating against Lisa because she isn’t Korean

Lisa fans accuse YG of discrimination

Blackpink fans, also known as Blinks, have flooded Twitter with the hashtag #YGLetLisaDoHerWork because of their belief that Blackpink member Lisa is being discriminated against by her agency. 

Fashion week: Despite breaking records in the U.S. and in South Korea, YG Entertainment, the agency that Blackpink belongs to, is being accused by fans of improperly promoting Thai member Lisa as well as restricting her public appearances.