Many are hoping to coach.
IVE‘s fandom DIVE is divided.
A behind-the-scenes video of the filming of IVE’s “After Like” MV was lately launched.
One clip, particularly, has gotten consideration on social media as IVE’s Jang Wonyoung recognized herself as an “E*kimo,” referencing her furry equipment. Many netizens are sharing the video, saying that Wonyoung stated a slur.
wonyoung slur pic.twitter.com/K6IacCFFlm
— nabi 🦋 (@rumoresfantasma) September 21, 2022
Technically, that is true. While E*kimo is usually used, it’s truly a derogatory time period used towards the Indigenous individuals teams, akin to Inuit, Yupik, and Aleut.
Many Inuit, Yupik, Aleut and different people contemplate the time period Eskimo to be unacceptable and even pejorative. Eskimo in all probability means ‘snow-shoe netter’, and has no precise synonym. It continues for use inside historic, linguistic, archaeological, and cultural contexts. The governments in Canada and the United States have made strikes to stop utilizing the time period Eskimo in official paperwork, nevertheless it has not been eradicated, because the phrase is in some locations written into tribal, and subsequently nationwide, authorized terminology. Canada formally makes use of the time period Inuit to explain the indigenous Canadian people who find themselves dwelling within the nation’s northern sectors and should not First Nations or Métis. The United States authorities legally makes use of Alaska Native or Native Alaskans together with the Yupik, Inuit, and Aleut, but in addition for non-Eskimo Native Alaskans together with the Tlingit, the Haida, the Eyak, and the Tsimshian, along with not less than 9 separate northern Athabaskan/Dene peoples. The designation Alaska Native applies to enrolled tribal members solely, in distinction to particular person Eskimo/Aleut individuals claiming descent from the world’s ‘most widespread aboriginal group’.
While many K-Pop idols have confronted criticism for utilizing slurs such because the N-word, extra are empathetic towards Wonyoung. Many netizens are confessing they themselves didn’t know that the phrase is a slur.
People ar so chronically on-line omg I didn’t even understand it was a slur??? Like I’ve been saying that phrase my entire life wonyoung in all probability didn’t know both pic.twitter.com/5gQMM1UNgR
— SEEING BLACKPINK (@hheyhaj) September 23, 2022
Yet, others are calling it hypocritical to not maintain Wonyoung to the identical normal as others. It’s particularly being emphasised that Indingineious individuals shouldn’t be invalidated and ignored however fairly have their voices uplifted.
she might not have identified it was a slur however a slur is a slur. we shouldn’t be invalidating native individuals on this matter and wonyoung ought to be educated on this. https://t.co/Gg3hokMXGI
— Saturn 🪐 (@swannnlvr) September 22, 2022
if wonyoung was a bg member, the gg stans wouldve raised their pitchforks and carry out selective activism already.
a slur is a slur. y defend her as if ur lives is determined by it? https://t.co/iFqK1W0s3o
— My Chemical HYBE Boy (@PolaroidL0v3) September 23, 2022
wonyoung stated a sIur as a substitute of yall tryna right her and all. yall calling individuals chronically on-line as a result of u all didnt understand it was a slur…how exhausting is it simply to right wonyoung
— venus 🧚🏾 ✘ (@bahiyyihreal) September 22, 2022
So, many try to coach on the offensiveness of the slur.
-a derogatory time period as a result of it was extensively utilized by racist, non-native colonizers. Many individuals additionally thought it meant eater of uncooked meat, which connoted barbarism and violence. Said to not be used until you’re native to the circumpolar region- https://t.co/WIe1WUYNjl
— Adri ☆○o。🦊 (@sunookitchenrag) September 22, 2022
I hope the wonyoung slur scenario helps to coach extra individuals concerning the e slur and make it extra effectively know that it us in truth a slur
— Gen (@Genevieveeee02) September 22, 2022
Take this as a chance to be taught and in addition attempt to educate others and unfold it to the world that it is a slur. It could also be an ice cream model to some individuals (and idk if they’ve ever identified it to be the rest) however now you already know that it’s a slur for future reference.
— Gen (@Genevieveeee02) September 22, 2022
Netizens are hoping that not solely others might be educated, however Wonyoung might be as effectively, and she is going to apologize because of this.
like idc if wonyoung “didn’t mean to say a slur” she nonetheless stated it and she or he ought to apologize
— nabi 🦋 (@rumoresfantasma) September 22, 2022
Recently, Wonyoung additionally obtained criticism after styling her child hair into curled edges and referring to it as “tweety bangs.”
Many in Korea stated Wonyoung popularized the look, leaving Black followers much more pissed off as child hairs also called edges, have been styled for years.
wonyoung clearly has no dangerous intents however somebody wants to inform sister that these r edges not tweety bangs .. like if somebody will get a fancall yall needa inform ha https://t.co/hwUATuVZtJ
— ًtaylor #TEAMFUN (@VENTIPRlNT) September 2, 2022
being a black kpop stan is so tiring as a result of why tf are y’all calling wonyoung’s child hairs tweety bangs… like be fucking for actual rn
— bobbi (@sehniroses) September 2, 2022
Still, the controversy surrounding each subjects has not been addressed by Wonyoung or Starship Entertainment.