BoA is a choose on Mnet’s ongoing actuality dance competitors Road Man Fighter. Within the present’s September 20 broadcast, dance crew Prime Kings had been the primary crew to be eradicated from the present after shedding a battle to competing crew BANK TWO BROTHERS. Prime Kings’ early elimination shocked viewers, a few of whom started voicing on social media their criticism of BoA’s judging style, going as far as to question her capacity as a choose.
On September 21, BoA herself took to her private Instagram web page to handle the criticism she was receiving. “It’s not like judges select which groups will battle in opposition to one another,” the veteran idol wrote in an Instagram Story, as translated by Korea JoongAng Daily.
The submit was made in direct response to a Korean information article reporting on public criticism of her discretion as a choose. “I ponder if [people] could be much less [angry] if Financial institution Two Brothers had been eradicated as an alternative […] It’s exhausting to assume that it’s going to be like this each time,” BoA added.
Shortly after BoA responded to the net uproar, SM Leisure took to her official social media pages to situation an official assertion saying plans to pursue “robust authorized motion” in opposition to malicious commenters.
“Presently, malicious posts and feedback, defamation and insults are being indiscriminately posted and distributed on BoA’s private social media accounts, numerous on-line communities, social media and portal websites,” the label wrote.
“That is clearly unlawful and topic to robust authorized motion. We’re already gathering knowledge in preparation to file a criticism relating to unlawful actions happening on-line to guard our artist’s honour with out ignoring the present scenario.” SM Leisure additionally added that it will be taking “civil and prison authorized measures and reply strictly”.
— BoA Official (@BoA_Official) September 21, 2022
In different Road Man Fighter information, K-pop boybands Stray Kids and NCT have contributed new original tracks to the series’ official soundtrack. ‘HEYDAY’ and ‘LIT’ had been carried out by Stray Children’ 3RACHA manufacturing unit (Han, Bang Chan and Changbin) and NCT’s Taeyong and Mark respectively. They’re the one Ok-pop artists to contribute to the tracklist, alongside distinguished Ok-Hip-Hop figures similar to sokodomo, Child Milli, Mommy Son and extra.