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T-ara speak up about their bullying scandal for the first time, Jiyeon apologizes to Hwayoung
T-Ara Speak Up About Their Bullying Scandal For The First Time, Jiyeon Apologizes To Hwayoung

T-ara speak up about their bullying scandal for the first time, Jiyeon apologizes to Hwayoung

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On their Music Bank controversy, Hyomin spoke up to say, After we argued in Japan, we had a Music Bank schedule right away. It was so awkward. After we came back to Korea, we had a conversation with Hwayoung for about 40 minutes. I didnt want to have fights when it was a stage we were dreaming of. After Hwayoung left, we had an official schedule, but we couldnt say anything because of the circumstances. We wanted to say something so badly that it even came out in our dreams. I just wanted to say two things: Im sorry, and Ill work harder. But if we tried to explain ourselves back then, the situation would have just gotten worse. But we really wanted to. We wanted to admit the parts that were true, that they werent false, and then take time off to self reflect. But in the end, we just became the kids who didnt care.

Jiyeon also apologized to Hwayoung and said, We had been together for over 3 years, so Hwayoung might have had difficulties being with us. She probably had a hard time adjusting. If we truly hated her, we wouldnt have even argued. But we disappointed her and made her feel lonely. No matter the reason, were sorry and also apologize to have created a disturbance as public figures.

T-ARA Jiyeon and Hwayoung Hugging, 'Bullying Explanation Video' Revealed!

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The first picture is from a fan club meeting last month. In the picture, Jiyeon and Hwayoung are hugging while Hyominwas MCing the event. The second picture is when Jiyeon's father comes for a surprise visit, making Jiyeon cry. Hwayoung was seen stroking her hair and comforting her. The third picture is of Jiyeon and Hwayoung at a volunteer event. The last picture is of them at a recording and Soyeonis feeding Hwayoung snacks.

T-ARA had been accused of bullying and having problems with Hwayoung. Hwayoung was also dismissed from the group on July 30, creating much chaos and controversy.

Hwayoung Directly Denies Bullying Rumors Associated with 'T-ARA Crisis'
Hwayoung Directly Denies Bullying Rumors Associated With 't-Ara Crisis'

Hwayoung Directly Denies Bullying Rumors Associated with 'T-ARA Crisis'

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Today, Hwayoung wrote on her twitter, "I do not feel so great hearing about Eunjung's removal from her drama. While being a part of T-ARA, there were some disagreements, but due to that, people have made it worse by thinking that there was bullying going on. I'm also sad that because due to these twisted rumors, all the members must've been hurt by it. However, because we have all these good memories together, I want to forget the past and see each other and support each other with a smiling face. I am truly sorry to all the fans that have supported T-ARA."

Internet users commented, "Hwayoung has said herself that it is not bullying so lets stop all this drama" and "What's with the other members who haven't spoken up."

T-ARA Hyomin Tears Up When Asked About Hwayoung's Bullying Rumors
T-Ara Hyomin Tears Up When Asked About Hwayoung's Bullying Rumors

T-ARA Hyomin Tears Up When Asked About Hwayoung's Bullying Rumors

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T-ARA Hyomin Tears Up When Asked About Hwayoungs Bullying RumorsAfter receiving a question about Hwayoung and the bullying rumors, Hyomin tears up.

Today, Hyomin attended the press conference for the new sitcom, "Thousandth Man." When asked about Hwayoung's bullying rumors, she replied, "As this is a press confernce for the new sitcom, I would appreciate it if the questions were only drama-related."

While answering questions, Hyomin seemed to be caught up in her emotions as she teared up. Other members of the cast seemed to feel bad for Hyomin's unlucky situation.

T-ARA Soyeon Talks for the First Time
T-Ara Soyeon Talks For The First Time "hwayoung Bullying? The Truth Is..."

T-ARA Soyeon Talks for the First Time "Hwayoung Bullying? The Truth is..."

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"I saw what the internet users put up on the internet, titled 'T-ARA Bullying Evidence.' If you just look at that, it may seem true. It's true that the members were dissatisfied with Hwayoung during the Japan Tokyo concert. When Hwayoung's leg was hurting, she said that she was in pain and couldn't perform. While we were practicing, she went to the beauty shop alone, and the members suffered. After the performance was over, we asked the representative to 'take care of this problem.' We didn't know that, starting from that and various events that followed after, that Hwayoung would have to leave."

"Not at all. We all found out after reading an article. We resented our company a lot. We only had a dispute and asked to take care of that. If Hwayoung is forced to leave, all of that will come back to us. But the CEO said that 'this is for Hwayoung.' My mind was troubled."

"7~8 girls ranging from teenagers to early 20 year olds live together. Everyone wants attention and to be loved. It's impossible that we wouldn't fight. Everyday we fight and make up, we join together and break up. It was similar with Hwayoung. If you ask if that's the reason why we didn't have a good relationship, then I can only answer by saying we all have bad relationships."

[RECAP] T-ara's bullying scandal + Hwayoung's termination timeline

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Core Contents Media's (hereby referred to as CCM) CEO announced shocking news through a press release regarding their popular girl group T-ara a few days ago. CEO Kim Kwangsoo shocked many T-ara fans after stating that he had terminated T-ara member Hwayoung's contract in order to keep her protected from her rumored "bullying" situation and her supercilious behavior to their staff.

In this editorial, we will recap the current T-ara controversy from the initial accusations all the way to T-ara's current status and their plans for the future.

Bullying within idol groups is not unheard of, and T-ara is only one of the many K-Pop groups who have suffered from bullying accusations. For example, in 2011, popular girl group KARA was on the verge of breaking up after four of its members (sans Park Gyuri) was reported to have issued a termination notice of their exclusive contract with DSP Media.

T-ARA, 'Bullying' Evidence Even in Japanese Newspaper? 'Hwayoung Walking Separately'
T-Ara, 'bullying' Evidence Even In Japanese Newspaper? 'hwayoung Walking Separately'

T-ARA, 'Bullying' Evidence Even in Japanese Newspaper? 'Hwayoung Walking Separately'

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t-araWith Hwayoung leaving T-ARA, the Japanese newspaper article regarding T-ARA is becoming an issue.

The picture was of Japanese Tokyo Sports newspaper, and it contained an article about T-ARA. The article reads, "Korea's number one hit group T-ARA, dismantling..."

The picture of T-ARA members that was shown along with the article was also eye-catching. In the picture, Hwayoung is not walking with other T-ARA members, but by herself on the side.

T-ara’s former back-up dancer claims Jiyeon once slapped Hwayoung
T-Ara’S Former Back-Up Dancer Claims Jiyeon Once Slapped Hwayoung

T-ara’s former back-up dancer claims Jiyeon once slapped Hwayoung

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Recent events are becoming increasingly serious. Hwayoung was “kicked” from T-ara is probably one of the biggest shocks for the Kpop lovers in July 30th. Among the many that are stepping forward to offer some more insight on the T-ara controversy, is a netizen who claims to be a former T-ara back-up dancer.

The post is going viral online, and in it, the dancer describes in detail of a time Jiyeon had slapped Hwayoung across the face.

I am a member of Hot Chicks, an exclusive dance team for T-ara, and am also working with Davichi, KARA, Brown Eyed Girls, Rainbow Pixie, and more.

T-ara’s Hwayoung was responsible for Jiyeon’s ‘bad behaviour’?
T-Ara’S Hwayoung Was Responsible For Jiyeon’S ‘Bad Behaviour’?

T-ara’s Hwayoung was responsible for Jiyeon’s ‘bad behaviour’?

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This brewed some quarrel amongst the girls, and Hyomin who grew tired of her attitude gave Hwayoung a piece of her mind, but Hwayoung reportedly refused to listen to Hyomin as well. Fellow member Jiyeon who was observing the situation also stepped up to say something to Hwayoung, causing the two to begin arguing. Following the fight with Hwayoung, Jiyeon was then unable to properly focus on stage, and the way the camera captured Jiyeon made it seem as though she had an attitude problem.

Meanwhile, CCM reported that Hwayoung suddenly refused to participate in T-ara’s July 27th ‘Music Bank‘ stage, with only two groups before them left to go. On the way home, Hwayoung, in front of fans and reporters, threw down her crutches and sat on the floor, threatening to yell at the managers in public.

"jiyeon Never Hit Hwayoung's Face" Says The Choreography Leader

"Jiyeon Never Hit Hwayoung's Face" Says the Choreography Leader

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T-ARA choreography team YamaHot chicks leader Bae Yoonjung stated thorugh the online news on 31st saying that "the beating incident in the practice room is not true. The place is made for everyone, including the celebrities and staff, to use so there is no possibility that anything like that can happen."

On the online community on the 30th, someone stating that he's the member of the choreography team wrote that Jiyeon slapped Hwayoung's face and other members laughed at her.

The writing spread all over the online sites and made a huge impact. It ranked on a portal site search engine and made the trouble of T-ARA get bigger. However, the writing was revealed that it is not true.