The singer claims she was lost when my most loved songs by a particular artist was performed’ in a series of tweets that were prompted by backlash from fans. The apology is in the midst of growing awareness among K-pop stars about the behavior that fans usually perceive as unsuitable.
Singer Giselle from the K-pop girl group Aespa apologized today for saying a racial slur when singing a tune, which caused a backlash on the internet.
In a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the group’s preparations to release their smash single Savage The group members were seen singing the track Sza as well as Travis Scott’s Love Galore, and Giselle was seen muttering an emoji that contains an expression that can be used to refer to black people.
The video, posted to SM Entertainment’s YouTube channel on the 23rd of October was made public after fans reported the incident.
Fans educate Aespa’s Giselle for speaking N-Word
Giselle apologized in a series of tweets on the following day, shortly after the incident was widely discussed all over social media.
“Hello, this is Giselle,” she tweeted. “I am sorry for saying the incorrect word in the words of the track playing on the site. I didn’t intend on making the mistake for any reason and was enthralled when my favorite artists’ songs was being played. I deeply regret it.
“I will continue to learn and be more conscious of my actions.”
Giselle (real real name Aeri Uchinaga) made her debut as one of SM Entertainment’s latest girl group in the year 2020. The group released their debut EP, which was dubbed Savage earlier in the month.
Giselle Issues Apology Statement for N-Word
The apology comes amid increasing recognition and acceptance by K-pop stars about behaviour that fans typically interpret as being inappropriate like the appropriation of culture or racism.
Giselle and a host of other celebrities are being pushed to reconsider their actions in response to the complaints of fans and pleas for them to take more notice of problems. In the summer, for example an incident similar to that of one of the members of the band Enhypen has reportedly sparked a debate between members of the group’s fan base about the issue of discrimination in fandom.
Giselle’s apology swiftly drew reactions many of whom praised the singer for acknowledging her error. Others wondered what this meant for the SM Entertainment roster of notable K-pop stars, who traditionally don’t publicly address complaints from fans about these kinds of incidents.