T-ARA's Bullying Issues is Because of the Number of Members?

By Staff Writer | July 31, 2012 02:06 PM EDT

T-ARA
(Photo : T-ARA)


Like Us on Facebook

The rumor related to T-ARA Hwayoung is centered around the individual personality. However, the origin of the whole event started from the company representative's motives. The only solution to actually get to the bottom of this problem is to look at the bigger picture of the situation and the background. The issue is not only just a sympathy for a small rumor, but it's related to the move in the general popular culture system.

To begin with, there are too many number of the members in the girl group. It sounds absurd but it has a very close relationship to what has happened regarding T-ARA. This doesn't mean that there's a whole lot of members compared to the groups from the past, but it can't be denied that the number of the members increased. T-ARA alone has ninteen staffs and eight members, leading up to thirty in total.

This leads up to an obvious conflict since it is inevitable for a big group to have some kind of trouble. The more members there are, the likelihood of having conflict increases.

Because of the big group, there is no space for anyone to actually build up a strong trust and frienship within each other. The small bands have individual attentions. When the musical taste or values consistantly match, the band is formed. However, the girl group is different. The group is usually formed by the entertaiment company, kind of as a product to show.

Accordingly, the company care less about what is going to happen to each individual members. The group is just a tool to begin with, and a circus bear to earn a profit. The point here is that the concept of 'team work' is build upon to profit the business.

If the group has increasing number of members, then the conflict will raise as well. The problem of bullying is the same. The case of bullying often occurs within people who are ajoined with business purposes. There are many cases that arise from the relationship of people who doesn't have natural, common purpose.

Also, the schedule of the girl group is very tightly formed. Only reason that they can manage all the harsh schedule is beause they are Korean. This naturally leads for members to ruin their health. If there is a basic trust between the members, any one being abscent on the stage would be understood but if not, the tension between the members will only grow bigger.

While someone is resting, other people has to work harder. It's like a military system. More you stress your own opinion, the more you become egocentric. You just have to be deligent and stand by what other people say, because that's the only way to make a profit for the company.

Also, only reason that there is a lot of member is to increase the profit. This already happened between the members of TVXQ and JYJ. It provokes the conflict that can happen.

T-ARA's drop out of Hwayoung is not only centered around individual problems and bullying. It arised from the mind set of the company that stresses the importance of profit more than the maning of producing good music. They only aimed for the chance to earn a lot of profit all at once.

This can't be just a simple obstacle that artists have to overcome to be a star. It might be meaningless since the concept of girl group is always inconsistant and unstable. It would be best for T-ARA's members to work hard before each of the members start to scatter away, being actresses. The real victim of the case here are the fans.

Please join the discussion/debate regarding T-ARA's scandal on KpopStarz forum

Tagged :  K-Pop, T-ARA, Hwayoung, Core Contents Media

Featured

Editorial 11.27.14 | 07:47AM EST

With Multiple Chart-Topping Hits, 2014 Is The Year Of YG Entertainment

From their success at the MelOn Music Awards to the unstoppable hits from multiple artists, 2014 has been a great year for YG Entertainment.

Trends 11.26.14 | 08:15AM EST

Are Some After School Members Preparing To Graduate?

True to the band's concept structure, recent Instagram posts from member Jooyeon suggest that some key group members may be ready to move on to life After School.

Comeback / Teaser / Music Video 11.25.14 | 11:33AM EST

G-Dragon Confirms Big Bang Comeback Album Will Be Delayed Until 2015

After months of waiting, speculation that Big Bang would not be making a comeback until 2015 was confirmed by the group's leader during a recent press conference.

Editorial 11.25.14 | 08:31AM EST

7 K-Pop Videos That Should Have Gone Viral But Didn't

Tell your friends to stop watching C-Pop hit ‘Chick Chick’ and check out these weird and catchy K-Pop music videos instead.

KpopStarz Is Looking For Enthusiastic Entertainment Contributors Reach Millions On The Web.
Real Time Analytics