This New K-Pop Girl-Group’s “Odd” Call Is Stirring Controversy In Korea For Being “Inappropriate”

This New K-Pop Girl-Group’s “Odd” Call Is Stirring Controversy In Korea For Being “Inappropriate”

Share on FacebookShare on TwitterK-pop teams are known for having appealing names, starting fromstrange acronyms to fully nonsensical phrases. 

However, a new womancrew has a call thenauthentic that even Korean enthusiastswere scratching their heads over why the gang chose one of these name. The 3 member group, whose name is C.Bar (also stylized as CIVA), sounds eerily very identical to popular Korean curse word ssibal,  a observefrequently used to insult someone.

In hangul, the groups name C.Bar is written as 씨바, while the curse word is written 시발, besta couple of strokes off. With the 2 words being so close, Korean fans cant lend a handyetto wonder whether the name was onceselected on cause to gain attention.

The neighborhood is lately featured on Mnet display The God of Song 2! Take a glance at a clip from the prove below:

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