Shindong fans slam Xu Minghao fans for body-shaming their idol: 'Any hatred is really mean'
The South Korean singer and TV star was dragged into a Twitter war as K-pop fans thought he was the reason Xu Minghao aka The 8 cut his famed mullet
Shin Dong-hee best known as "Shindong" to K-pop fans is trending on Twitter. You might think it's because of a new song or album release or even an announcement with his group Super Junior but that is not the case. The South Korean singer and television personality was dragged onto a Twitter war as K-pop fans thought he was the reason for SVT member Xu Minghao, better known as The8, cutting his famed mullet – a hairstyle that was synonymous to his personality.
It all started when a screenshot of the English translation of Shindong's interview with a fan in which he allegedly "asked Minghao to cut his hair" was circulated on Twitter. "SHINDONG MADE MINGHAO CUT HIS MULLET!?!? F*** U B**** F*** U F*** U F*** U FOR REAL F*** SHINDONG ALL MY HOMIES HATE SHINDONG," read a tweet.
"F******* BUILT LILE A GODDAM BOWLING PIN TELLING MINGHAO TO CUT HIS MULLET ?????? CHANGE OF PACE ????? YOU'RE ONE TO TALK ABOUT PACE MR. ALWAYS BEHIND A STEP. SHUTUP," read another.
"This is for Shindong, you big fat, white nasty, smelling fat b**** why you took him off the mother******* schedule with your trifling dirty white racist ass big fat b**** Oompa Loompa body ass b**** I'm coming up there and I'm going to beat the f*** out of you bitch don't even c," read another.
"Not yall trying to give Shindong's fat ass a second chance bc he got skinny only for him to be just as ugly," read another.
Now, fans of the genre and Shindong, in particular, are calling out fellow members of the K-pop fandom, claiming that the screenshots from the interview are fake and pointing out how it's wrong to body shame someone, especially over something that can always grow back.
"It's kinda ridiculous that ppl are upset over hair it will grow back trust me I know. But for some reason, it is okay to fat shame Shindong because he suggested to Minghao to cut his mullet? Fat-shaming or any sort of discrimination is NOT okay. What happened to not bullying idols?" read a comment. "Can y’all stop hating on Shindong fat-shaming or any hatred is really mean. Calling someone fat and fat-shaming them over something that probably isn’t true is just rude," read another.
"People are way too f**king serious about K-pop and it disgusts me! Y'all are fat-shaming Shindong, someone who has admitted to struggling with mental health, over a FAKE translation mentioning the supposed reason for Minghao cutting his hair!" read another tweet.