BLACKPINK’s Jennie found herself at the center of a controversy when netizens slammed her for allegedly bragging about the K-Pop group’s success. The backlash came after an interview when Jenni mentioned “opening the door for other artists.”
BLACKPINK Jennie slammed online
BLACKPINK member Jennie was quoted saying, “we wish to be the group who opens up the doors for other artist to spread their music, bc music is not just for your own country.” The statement irked several netizens who have been following other K-Pop groups who made it in the world stage before BLACKPINK.
“What doors have you paved again lol? Respect your sunbaes bro. First girl group, yes go off. You deserve that. But you’re not the first group lmaoooo,” one wrote.
Another commented that it was BTS who paved the way for the K-Pop groups to make it into the world stage. A different user said she was disappointed with Jennie’s statement because she didn’t acknowledge the other groups who “opened the doors for other artists.”