The struggle of a K-Pop artist

Being a part of a K-pop group seems to be every fan’s dream. However, the showbiz industry isn’t all rainbows, butterflies, and unicorns.

Red Velvet’s Seulgi Extreme Diet

Red Velvet member Seulgi shared her struggle of achieving the ideal weight even before her debut. On the May 4 broadcast of SBS’ “Style Follow”, Seulgi revealed that her company, SM Entertainment asked her to lose some weight. When asked about her dieting tips, Seulgi answered, “I only drink soybean milk all day long. I was so hungry and I couldn’t hold it anymore.” Fans and viewers can’t help but grimace at the revelation since it’s a known fact that Seulgi has always had a slender figure even before she debuts. Many voice their displeasure on the unhealthy diet and encourage entertainment companies to promote a more balanced diet

Jung Chaeyeon’s Weekly Weight Check

Red Velvet’s Seulgi is not the only female idol who has to go under harsh weight loss regime. Recently, when DIA member Jung Chaeyeon appeared on tvN variety, ‘Empty the Convenience Store’, she revealed that she’s being weighed weekly and that her CEO prohibits her from going over the 50kg mark. Let’s hope the girls maintain a healthy diet despite the busy schedule!


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