K-Pop idols courting has at all times been a sensitive matter, as many netizens and “fans” imagine idols shouldn’t be allowed up to now for the “sake of their fans”. K-Pop corporations all have completely different viewpoints about courting. The “Big 3” in K-Pop (JYP Entertainment, SM Entertainment, and YG Entertainment) all have completely different courting guidelines in terms of their idols. Here’s a have a look at what the principles are at these respective corporations
1. YG Entertainment
When Yang Hyun Suk was the pinnacle of YG Entertainment, their artists often had been banned from courting for an unknown period of time. BLACKPINK revealed prior to now that rookies at the company are banned from dating.
Not solely BLACKPINK, however iKON‘s Bobby has also revealed in the past that artists at the company are banned from dating.
However, this dating ban eventually goes away after some time, as lots of artists at YG Entertainment have been in relationships. Former iKON member B.I once humorously revealed that the dating ban gets lifted once an artist makes a certain amount of money.
It wasn’t for a sure period of time. It was extra like when you make sufficient cash.
Also, this courting ban doesn’t apply for all artists, as AKMU‘s Chanhyuk revealed in the past that he never had a dating ban placed on him.
There is no such as a dating ban for me. Yang Hyun Suk gave me total freedom to date, he doesn’t actually take note of me that a lot. Yang Hyun Suk informed me I may date if I would like as a result of I write music.
2. JYP Entertainment
JYP Entertainment is extra easy about their courting guidelines, as Park Jin Young has stated a number of occasions prior to now that artists aren’t allowed up to now for the primary three years of their careers.
The courting ban was initially 5 years. But nobody saved the rule, so it was shorted to 3.
— Park Jin Young
However, this doesn’t apply to all artists on the firm, as Baek Ah Yeon as soon as revealed that the corporate by no means positioned a courting ban on her.
The firm encourages me to go outdoors, meet folks and date. They say it’s good to have experiences and feelings for singing and songwriting.
I need to date as soon as I discover a good individual.
— Baek Ah Yeon
3. SM Entertainment
It appears that SM Entertainment is the least strict in terms of courting, as they seemingly don’t place restrictions on their artists. A former trainee at the company as soon as revealed that the corporate doesn’t have an express courting ban. Actress Lee Yeon Hee additionally as soon as revealed on an episode of Radio Star that the corporate doesn’t have an issue with courting, they’ve an issue with their artists getting caught.