Huening Bahiyyih suffers bullying after successful debut in new girl group Kep1er: what happened to Hueningkai’s younger sister?
Huening Bahiyyih came under criticism after making the final list of interns to debut in a new girl group.
Mnet’s “Girls Planet 999” audition program concluded its research by choosing nine members to debut under Kep1er. During the final completion mission, the the contestants performed the new song, “Shine”. They also performed the show’s theme song “OOO” and the ballad “Another dream.”
Out of 18 interns, only nine of them were chosen – Sakamoto Mashiro, Ezaki Hikaru, Seo Youn Geun, Kim Da Yeon, Choi Yu Jin, Kang Ye Seo, Shen Xiao Ting, Kim Chae Hyun and Huening Bahiyyih.
What was supposed to be a victorious post-show turned into chaos as some Kep1er fans criticized Huening Bahiyyih for joining the group.
Through Sports news X, disappointed fans took to Twitter and said the intern didn’t deserve to make his debut. Some of them accused her of doing nothing, others suggested that it was understandable that she was being bullied.
A the fan even mentioned the official “Girls Planet 999” account and asked if the world chooses the female intern if she is not Huening Kai’s sister. Instead of Huening Bahiyyih, they would have preferred Fu Ya Ning, Kawaguchi Yurina and Kim Bo Ra to debut on Kep1er.
Plus, she wouldn’t deserve the number 2 spot as there are several things she needs to improve on. Although the fans given its potential, they suggested that she should have been put aside as the intern doesn’t seem ready to make her debut yet.
Kep1er fans defend Huening Bahiyyih
Amid all the hateful comments, some fans also stood up for Huening Bahiyyih and said that she didn’t win because she was Huening Kai’s sister.
A noted, “Huening Bahiyyih does not deserve to be hated for no reason, she is very young and they must protect her.”
“It’s time for the whole world to get to know her as Huening Bahiyyih, not a celebrity’s sister. She DESERVES her,” said another. added.
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The South Korean-American intern was on Play M Entertainment before appearing on Mnet’s survival show. Her sister, Lea, and her brother, Kai, made their debut as idols in South Korea.
Lea debuted under the now disbanded VIVA group in 2019, while Kai joined TXT in 2019.
Despite the backlash, Huening Bahiyyih will surely soon prove why she made the list.
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