Blackpink enthusiasts, also known as. Blinks were initially excited to see Jennie, a Blackpink fan, in the upcoming HBO series The Idol. Fans accuse the show of exploiting their beloved K-pop idol.
On Wednesday (March 1), Rolling Stone Published an explosive report The Idol This article will expose behind-the scenes revelations from cast members and crew.
One such revelation is that Jennie — who, per her prominent appearance in previously released teasers, appeared to have a substantial role in the upcoming series — was allegedly treated like eye candy, ultimately only given a few lines per episode.
“It was like three or four lines per episode for her,” a production source told the publication, alleging that “they didn’t let her talk that much.”
“Her job was simply to sit there.” [and] Source: “Look pretty, basically.”
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The following are some examples Rolling StoneBlinks Slammed: The disturbing revelations of Blinks The IdolSam Levinson and Jennie for seemingly wasting Jennie’s time.
One Twitter user stated, “Because jennie got hyped up so high, this misogynistic male did this, they’re just exploiting jennie’s popularity.” wrote.
“Pls, she’s literally the reason why i was going on to tune in to this show. guess i just have to watch her as a pretty girl for like seven minutes and then i’ll turn off the tv,” another fan tweeted.
After the latest criticism Rolling Stone exposé exposed the show for its questionable production and handling of sexual content.
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Talk to Elle Jennie mentioned that Levinson, also creator of Magazine 2022, was the editor. EuphoriaShe was attracted to the series by her role as a host.
“I’ve been a fan of all his work. It was great to get together and discuss the possibilities. [of] It was my first time acting in a show and it went well,” K-pop’s star said.
Levinson praised Jennie for her talent and telling, Elle, “Watching her learn a full dance routine in about an hour and then perform it flawlessly 10 times in a row was amazing, and of course that’s just a tiny piece of her talent and ability.”
HBO’s The Idol It does not yet have an official premiere date.
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