[UnitedKpop] Kpop’s Lolita Complex

Plagiarism, sexualisation, paedophilia – all things soloist IU has been accused of in the past couple of weeks. IU is possibly a topic that has been exhausted, even The Guardian has covered it. There’s been accusations, apologies, official statements, and plenty of reaction to the themes in IU’s Chat-shire releases; but is there a much bigger picture here? Many of the accusations raise questions about Kpop as a whole, and leave one wondering if IU was simply an easy target after Dispatch revealed her relationship with Jang Ki Ha, eleven years her senior.

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