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AI K-Pop idols are already having dating scandals

So, this is a first! The K-Pop industry has been testing things out within the metaverse, with more and more K-Pop groups using it for their unique concepts. For example, Aespa with their avatar selves, BLACKPINK’s collaboration with PUBG Mobile for their first-ever virtual concert, the debut of numerous AI idols such as in the groups SUPERKIND (with the group soon having 5 AI members and 5 real people) and the entirely virtual girl group MAVE:, and many others.

Both SUPERKIND and MAVE: have been the rage lately, with the latter surprising listeners with their debut song, “PANDORA.” Though MAVE: had been bombarded with comments relating to their concept being similar to K/DA, the girl group still made waves in the K-Pop fan community during their debut.

In fact, their impact even got their fellow AI K-Pop idol SUPERKIND’s Seung to post reaction videos of MAVE: on SUPERKIND’s official TikTok.

@playsuperkind

#pandorachallenge #ai #idol #superkind #playsuperkind

♬ PANDORA – MAVE:

@playsuperkind

#pandorachallenge #ai #idol #superkind #playsuperkind

♬ PANDORA – MAVE:

And thus, ensued the jokes and hilarity surrounding AI K-Pop idol dating scandals and interactions.

Which, to be honest if real K-Pop idols did, they’d practically be digging their own graves.

So, how are we even supposed to feel about AI K-Pop idol dating scandals? Should we join in the fun and giggles with the AI K-Pop idols and then take our knives out when its real idols dating?

Well, obviously, we should support our favorite idols when they decide to find love in another person because that’s how it should be. We support our idols because we love their music and their talents, and at the same time they make music and songs that comfort us in our everyday lives. We shouldn’t have to say this at all, since having a romantic relationship (or platonic) with another person is supposed to be normal.

Yet, with so many other “fans” believing that idols shouldn’t have relationships just because they’re public figures, idols are forced to go through extreme lengths just to keep their private lives, well, private.

Idols are often led to believe that once their relationship (if they do have one) becomes public, they’d be shunned away by their fans and would be boycotted the same way others had been in the past.

Actually, we have a whole article about it right here.

So, in short, what should we feel when we’ve come to the point where even AI K-Pop idols are being embroiled in dating scandals? Uh tbh, we don’t know. It’s still weird that we’ve come this far into the world.

 

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