The Kpopalypse k-pop scandal scale – evaluating the main scandal categories in k-pop

Many k-pop fans and observers notice that k-pop idols are often embroiled in many scandals.  Many of these people may also observe that the amount of fuck-giving Kpopalypse exhibits about various scandals often differs considerably from that of the general k-pop fan population.  This post seeks to address the main categories of k-pop scandal and explain the Kpopalypse point of view on each one.  Read on and enjoy the tea!

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AustralianSana & Kpopalypse – Episode 6: the BTS Saudi Arabian concert in detail

At the suggestion of readers, the AustralianSana & Kpopalypse series is now a podcast!  Listen to the first one here!

Links and websites referenced:

1:43 – article in LGTBQ Nation: “Saudi Arabia beheaded 5 men ‘proven’ to be gay under torture

2:38 – previous episode of this series which in part discusses the Saudi Arabian concert

2:55 – Twitter thread showing Tweet from Turki Al-Sheikh, the chairman of the GEA, a Saudi Arabian government body, inviting BTS to perform

9:30 – Twitter blocklist created by BTS fans so Saudi Arabian fans can “enjoy the concert without interference”

Further reading selected by AustralianSana:

The main BTS apologist Twitter thread that claims it is not a government-sponsored event

A very “passionate” debunking of the main BTS apologist Twitter thread

Article from Seoulbeats: “K-pop and Saudi Arabia – What Lies Beneath

Article from Bloomberg: “Saudi Arabia is using Instagram influencers to improve its image

Enjoy, caonimas!