9:13 pm - 01/23/2013

YG Entertainment Bans Cosmetic Surgery on Rookies


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YG Entertainment has announced that they have abstained members of their up-and-coming rookie female group from undergoing cosmetic surgery which, is considered an odd move in the Kpop industry.

The reason for this is because many of them are still young and they think it's best to portray them as they are, without being "overly made up". Last week YG released an au naturale picture of rookie member, Kim Ji-Soo, who's yet to make her debut.


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They've also recruited a few girls to form a group but according to them, not all of them will "make it" into the group.

Source: JpopAsia



YAS! FINALLY! Do keep them all looking their natural beautiful self!
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benihime99 23rd-Jan-2013 07:07 pm (UTC)
Didn't know JpopAsia liked recycling

Edited at 2013-01-23 07:08 pm (UTC)
mjspice 24th-Jan-2013 06:55 am (UTC)
Lol yeah they do this all the time. I thought I should just post it since they mixed up two articles this time. XDD
kiminikaeru 23rd-Jan-2013 07:08 pm (UTC)
what's the point
flumes 23rd-Jan-2013 07:09 pm (UTC)
it's nice in theory before the company starts berating them for their natural beauty~

banning it is bizarre but at least we know they're not facing pressure to get it.
benihime99 23rd-Jan-2013 07:10 pm (UTC)
"it's nice in theory before the company starts berating them for their natural beauty~"

Yesp, especially since YG seems to like calling his girls "ugly"
stephantasm 23rd-Jan-2013 07:10 pm (UTC)
eh...
oppameansit 23rd-Jan-2013 07:12 pm (UTC)
It's not really an odd move considering how many companies advertise their groups as ~natural beauties~, even if they've had something done.

Who cares, really.
asth77 23rd-Jan-2013 07:13 pm (UTC)
lol @ them making an announcement ;))))
icu YG
tees2mai 23rd-Jan-2013 07:14 pm (UTC)
ok but what if the rookies want to get it done?

Edited at 2013-01-23 07:22 pm (UTC)
scubajr 23rd-Jan-2013 08:00 pm (UTC)
My thoughts exactly.
hitsujiga 23rd-Jan-2013 07:16 pm (UTC)
but she looks like she had double eyelid surgery?
idk yg where you are trying to go with this but good luck.
asnindie 23rd-Jan-2013 07:21 pm (UTC)
They'll still have cosmetic procedures, just not undergo surgery.
yumett 23rd-Jan-2013 07:31 pm (UTC)
what is the differences between them if i may ask ? i mean what are concidered as cosmetic procedures and not plastic surgeries ?
zombiechick815 23rd-Jan-2013 07:29 pm (UTC)
I like this idea! I hope it will give them a different feel from all of the other new girl groups.
es2pido 23rd-Jan-2013 07:30 pm (UTC)
I feel bad for Park Bom :(
miss_pioupiou 23rd-Jan-2013 09:45 pm (UTC)
+1
ixion124 23rd-Jan-2013 07:33 pm (UTC)
hard time believing this as 100% true
kiku_cha8_8 23rd-Jan-2013 07:35 pm (UTC)
so these girls are banned from plastic surgery but still get the verbal abuse of being called 'ugly'

i don't see how that's beneficial.
frantastic 23rd-Jan-2013 07:59 pm (UTC)
mfte
yumett 23rd-Jan-2013 07:42 pm (UTC)
well that might be the only good thing YG has said lately.
it's a good news, in theory, and i'd be glad all the companies to be that way.
Now the thing is, will auditioning for YG become a model audition too now. Meaning they'll only take and give achance to good looking people. If you look common and normal and plain, if you're the average korean girl or boy, you'll stand no chance, whatever your talent. :/ idk.
and, i'm not sure how to take the "on rookies" part. does that mean that once they're no more rookies they'll make them go through plastic surgery, and they're saying this only to not pressure the young ones ? :/

Edited at 2013-01-23 09:24 pm (UTC)
aleexnews 23rd-Jan-2013 07:45 pm (UTC)
then does that mean Lalice won't be in the group?? cause she has clearly done something to her face. unless he means from now on lol
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