Irene, one of many members of fashionable Ok-Pop woman group Red Velvet, took to Instagram on Thursday to apologize for her controversial conduct towards a stylist. Although the stylist’s unique submit on social media did not title the celeb who had mistreated her, Irene got here ahead to confess that it was her, as did her administration firm, SM Entertainment.
The 29-year-old Irene, whose actual title is Bae Joo-Hyun, apologized to her 7.8 million Instagram followers in Korean alongside a photograph of a black sq.:
The submit states: “This is Irene. I sincerely apologize for hurting the stylist with my silly angle and careless phrases and actions. Many folks helped me get to the place I’m now, however I’ve precipitated nice harm with my immature actions, which I remorse and am reflecting on.” It continues:
Looking again at my actions, I’m ashamed of my inadequate phrases and actions, and I perceive as soon as once more the significance of the employees. I’ll suppose and act extra rigorously sooner or later to forestall this from taking place once more. I sincerely apologize to all of the followers who help me and to all those that have been involved by this incident.
The Incident Was Made Public After a Photo Editor Named Kang Kook Hwa Posted About Her Experience on Instagram
Kang Kook Hwa took to Instagram to share an emotional story about her encounters with a celeb, who she didn’t title. The submit, which has since been deleted, was shared and translated by Newsweek. It reads: “I’ve been totally trampled by this one individual, and I grew to become the place of the abused. Proven to be disqualified from being human + a puppet residing behind a smiling masks + recognized to be a heat individual by buddies + an ‘grownup baby’ who lacks character + has a way of entitlement + has the stupidity that reveals all of the deficiencies transparently to the individual they meet for the primary time.”
The submit additionally defined that the stylist had heard different tales concerning the celeb earlier than assembly her: “I ought to have ready myself from the tales I’ve heard earlier than I met her. But at this time, I grew to become speechless as this individual stung me along with her phrases which are like electrical needles. I had no alternative however to face nonetheless with my fingers, toes, and even my mind tied collectively. I needed to stand nonetheless in entrance of that repulsive face that was hysterically throwing a match at me.”
SM Entertainment, the biggest leisure firm in South Korea, additionally confirmed that the unnamed celeb was the Red Velvet member. In an announcement reported by Soompi, SM Entertainment mentioned: “We are conveying our assertion concerning the stylist’s on-line submit concerning Irene. Irene personally met with the stylist this afternoon and sincerely apologized for deeply hurting her along with her careless angle and emotional phrases and actions, and she or he feels sorry for inflicting concern along with her immaturity.”
The firm added that they take accountability for the incident and acknowledged the arduous work of the employees who work in help of the corporate and the artists. The firm mentioned they’d be working to make sure that one other incident just like the one involving Irene doesn’t occur once more.
Red Velvet Is a Popular Ok-Pop Group That Sold 11 EPs & 2 Studio Albums & Member Irene Is Known Worldwide within the Fashion World
Irene is a member and the chief of Red Velvet, a South Korean woman group created in 2014 and managed by SM Entertainment. The group is without doubt one of the greatest k-pop teams on the earth with 11 EPs, two studio albums and hits like “Psycho” and “Bad Boy.” Billboard described Red Velvet as “one of many best-charting Ok-pop acts within the U.S., with essentially the most No. 1s on the Billboard World Album chart from any South Korea-based feminine act.”
Irene can be recognized past the music trade as a trend icon, most notably for her work with luxurious manufacturers. In 2019, Italian jewellery model Damiani introduced that she was the brand new face of the corporate, based on Koreaboo. Most lately in 2020, she grew to become a Prada model ambassador, Luxuo announced.