- Oli London, 32, said he received death threats after canceling his plan to undergo gender reassignment surgery in Bangkok.
- The British-born influencer, who now identifies as a Korean man, made the allegations in a new interview with the Daily Star.
- London said the “awful” abuse came from those who encouraged him toward surgery but now vilify him for “leaving the cult.”
- In a previous interview with Fox News, London blamed “woke culture” for causing his struggle with gender dysphoria.
- After announcing his detransition, the internet personality also introduced himself as a politician with promises to protect children from “harmful ideologies” and to “fight against woke culture.”
Internet personality Oli London allegedly received online abuse — including death threats — following his decision to cancel his gender reassignment surgery.
London, 32, detransitioned from identifying as a woman to a man earlier this month. However, he continues to self-identify as a Korean person.
- Oli London, 32, has apologized to BTS member Jimin and the larger Asian community for their “unhealthy” obsession with Jimin and nearly three dozen plastic surgery procedures to look like the K-pop idol.
- London rose in popularity in 2018 after appearing in a documentary series that highlights how much they had spent on surgeries to achieve their goal of resembling Jimin.
- In their apology, London traced their obsession to being bullied as a child, withdrawing from society and eventually finding solace in K-pop and Korean culture.
- London, however, maintained that they still identify as “transracially” Korean and expressed hopes of being awarded honorary Korean citizenship in the future.
- The British personality also acknowledged the rise of anti-Asian hate crimes in the U.S., saying “it breaks my heart every time I see an Asian person or anyone attacked just because of their race.”
British personality Oli London has apologized to BTS member Jimin and the larger Asian community for their “unhealthy” obsession with the K-pop idol that has led to nearly three dozen plastic surgeries.
London, 32, who identifies as a genderfluid, transgender woman using they/them pronouns, rose in popularity in 2018 after appearing in a documentary series that highlights how much they spent to go under the knife to look like Jimin.
- Plastic surgery fanatic and K-pop superfan Oli London, 32, is paying for their partner’s surgeries so they can also look like BTS member Jimin.
- London, who identifies as non-binary, married Danny Richardson, 19, in a plastic-surgery-themed wedding in London, U.K., last month after “divorcing” a cardboard cutout of Jimin six months prior.
- The British influencer says Richardson, who is a pornstar, is just as infatuated with Jimin as they are, adding that the newlyweds will be flying to South Korea together in the coming months to undergo more surgery.
- London has undergone 32 surgeries so far and is currently in the process of transitioning to become a “Korean” woman.
- In a video released Aug. 1, London also announced that the couple was going to try to have a Korean baby by requesting “Korean eggs” and a “Korean surrogate.”
Plastic surgery fanatic and K-pop superfan Oli London, 32, is paying for their partner’s surgeries so they can also look like BTS member Jimin.
London, who identifies as non-binary, married Danny Richardson, 19, in a plastic-surgery-themed wedding in London, U.K., last month after “divorcing” a cardboard cutout of Jimin six months prior.
‘I’m Korean, people need to accept that’: Oli London defends ‘transracial’ identity against Black woman
- British personality Oli London, 31, has defended transracialism in a Channel 4 documentary series called “Would You Rather?” after identifying themself as Korean.
- London, who underwent multiple surgeries to resemble BTS member Jimin, sat down for the show with a Black woman, who debunked transracialism on the grounds of privilege and lived experiences.
- In response, London highlighted their Korean experience and dismissed cultural appropriation by citing “millions and millions” of people who incorporate elements of K-pop and K-drama into their lives.
- The episode ended with both parties standing their ground.
- In a more recent interview, London identified themself as a gender-fluid Korean woman.
British personality Oli London has continued to defend transracialism in a documentary series called “Would You Rather?”
London, 31, who underwent multiple surgeries to look like BTS member Jimin, most recently identified as a Korean woman using “they/them” pronouns.
- On Sunday, BTS member Jimin was rushed to the emergency room after experiencing "sudden abdominal pain along with a mild sore throat."
- BigHit Music announced the following day that Jimin tested positive for COVID-19 and underwent surgery for acute appendicitis.
- BTS fans used the hashtag #GetWellSoonJimin on Twitter, which eventually became the world’s top trending hashtag on Jan. 31.
The hashtag #GetWellSoonJimin became a trending topic on Twitter on Monday after fans found out that BTS member Jimin (Park Ji-min) tested positive for COVID-19 and underwent surgery for acute appendicitis.
The 26-year-old K-pop star was rushed to the emergency room over the weekend after experiencing “sudden abdominal pain along with a mild sore throat,” BTS’ management agency BigHit Music announced on Monday, reported CNN.
BTS member Jimin’s single has become Soundcloud’s most-streamed song ever.
Stacks on stacks: The megahit K-pop celebrity, who is no stranger to smashing world records, released his solo single “Promise” on the platform on Dec. 31, 2018, which has already reached 300 million streams — the highest of any song on the platform.
Members of ARMY — fans of the K-pop supergroup BTS — are expressing their appreciation for member Jimin’s recent donation to polio patients.
Secret donation: Jimin donated 100 million Korean won ($85,170) to the Rotary District 3590 in July, Soompi reported.
Fans are left worried after seeing a photo of K-Pop star Jimin which appeared that she had gone through an extreme case of weight loss.
Jimin, the leader and main rapper of South Korean girl group AOA, has been posting travel pictures from the U.K. over the last several days on Instagram — and fans could not help but notice a change in her figure.
A BTS ARMY whose father needed a break from her apparent fangirling had the perfect way to welcome him back home.
Controversy has arisen after BTS’ Jimin, 23, was seen wearing a t-shirt containing the repeating text “Patriotism our history liberation Korea” and an image of the atomic bomb that devastated Hiroshima at the end of World War II.
【すごいファン・サービスだね（棒】防弾少年団が日本のファンのことをどう思っているのかが、よく分かる行為だよね。https://t.co/8tLKYA2O1t 韓国アイドル・防弾少年団メンバーが8月15日に着ていた「原爆のきのこ雲Tシャツ」が物議 ネット「わざわざ８月１５日に着てるからな・・」