Monday, March 4, 2024

AleXa calls out haters for “invalidating” her Korean heritage


Korean-American singer AleXa has spoken out on the hate she has obtained has a half-Korean Okay-pop idol.

In a current livestream, as archived by followers on TikTok, AleXa opened up about being referred to as the “White woman idol”. The singer additionally touched on how she feels she is handled in a different way from different half-Korean Okay-pop idols akin to SEVENTEEN‘s Vernon, former MOMOLAND member Nancy and ex-I.O.I singer Jeon Somi.

“Is it as a result of I’m American that individuals select to deal with me in a different way and that I didn’t develop up in Korea?” AleXa stated through the livestream. “‘Trigger ethnically, I’m simply as Korean as the remainder of them, and but folks like to bash on me and fully invalidate the truth that I’m half-Korean.”

“Persons are gonna say what persons are gonna say, however the truth that you guys simply need to dub me because the ‘White woman idol’ at any time when there’s precise Caucasians in Okay-Pop now,” she continued. “Like, you’re taking away all of the struggles that my mom went via as an immigrant in America.

@aitrooperofficial

PSA!!!!!! Alex rising up in America doesn’t make her white nor does it take away from the very fact she is half korean. It’s such a racist and and dangerous rhetoric to dismiss such a serious a part of her identification. @AleXa #kpop #alexa #alexakpop #alexazb #alexazblabel #zblabel #zanybros #alexchristine #produce48 #알렉사 #aitrooper #aitroopers #alexalive #tiktoklive #tiktoklivealexa #alexatiktoklive #fypシ #kpopfyp #psa #aitrooperofficial

♬ authentic sound – Charlotte ❤️🐇

AleXa went on to thank those that “genuinely assist” her music, whereas additionally speaking about her hope to be recognised as a musician first. “Y’all understand I’m an artist, proper? I create music, I write lyrics, I compose songs,” she stated.

“I actually want that individuals would acknowledge me for greater than identical to that one English-speaking idol, you understand, as a result of there’s much more to me than my sarcasm and that truth I communicate English,” she continued. “Which simply leaves me again to, would you deal with a Korean-Korean idol the identical manner, you understand?”

@aitrooperofficial

It’s disrespectful how underrated her music is. She is without doubt one of the most unusual KPOP soloists there may be. @AleXa #kpop #alexa #alexakpop #alexazb #alexazblabel #zblabel #zanybros #alexchristine #produce48 #알렉사 #aitrooper #aitroopers #backinvogue #backinvoguealexa #alexabackinvogue #girlsgonevogue #alexagirlsgonevogue #juliette #juliettealexa #alexalive #tiktoklive #alexatiktoklive #tiktoklivealexa #fypシ #kpopfyp

♬ authentic sound – Charlotte ❤️🐇

Earlier this month, AleXa dropped her new single ‘Juilet’. The track follows her 2022 November EP ‘Again in Vogue’, which she dropped track after signing with California-based United Expertise Company.

Earlier that yr, The Okay-pop idol had additionally received the inaugural American Music Contest, a actuality TV competitors primarily based on the Eurovision Music Contest that aired on American community NBC.



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