A former trainee from SM and YG Leisure made numerous revelations concerning the actuality of the Korean leisure trade.
Influencer Bianca Zhou, who has about 30,000 followers on social community service (SNS), primarily uploads content material introducing Ok-pop trainees. Previously, she revealed that she was a trainee at SM Leisure and YG Leisure.
Bianca talked about in a video that some trainees could not debut as a result of that they had no cash although that they had expertise and onerous work.
“Folks with quite a lot of monetary help come and take their seats.” A former trainee mentioned. “This occurs not solely to small and medium-sized enterprises that want funding, but in addition to the 4 main Ok-pop companies corresponding to SM, YG, JYP, and HYBE.”
Bianca Zhou went on to elucidate that some Ok-pop teams require vital funding for his or her idea, styling and filming expertise, making the “funding of trainee households” enticing even to rich companies.
She continued, “Typically, rich trainees can take another person’s place, even when they lack excellent expertise. The corporate can substitute different trainees who’ve been with the corporate for a very long time simply because they’ve debut funds.“
Lastly, Bianca Zhou emphasised: He continued, “Within the leisure trade, private connections are vital, and if a trainee belongs to an influential social circle, the corporate will discover.”
Beforehand, Japanese mannequin Miya, who was a member of the lady group GWSN, spoke about her struggles along with her company and her life as an idol in Korea in an interview with the Japanese media.
Recalling her trainee days, Miya makes use of the phrase ‘jail’ and says, “Too many individuals are ‘joking’ about establishments that home youngsters in prison-like circumstances.”
She additionally made a shock announcement. “The corporate I labored for was exceptionally strict. I’ve no free time, no cash, and my cellphone has been confiscated.”
Because the ‘Korean Wave’ craze blows all over the world, increasingly individuals are dreaming of turning into Ok-pop artists. Nonetheless, it’s unlucky that their goals are being trampled on by sure forces.