South Korean Rapper Makes Malicious And Inappropriate Comments Towards ITZY’s Ryujin
Though very disgusting, this is not the first time Owen has had scandals and has said inappropriate comments. Previously in one of his Instagram lives, Owen was heard mentioning that he cannot stand "white b*ch*es" and that he "wants to r*pe" them.
Rightfully so, that comment caused netizens to react negatively due to their dismay.
Moreover, rapper Owen has had scandals due to him being a part of an issue regarding drugs, more specifically, marijuana.
The controversy reached the public not long after. Marijuana is considered to be still a controversial drug in South Korea, and due to the issue, the rapper was released from Mnet's "Show Me The Money." Prompting the runners of the program to edit the episodes he was in.
To further add to the animosity netizens feel towards him, Owen increased the volume of his scandal as he gave a very inappropriate comment regarding the Black Lives Matter movement on his Instagram.
Netizens domestically and internationally were outraged. In the Instagram live, Owen said that he does not need to admit the struggles of black people.
To add to the scandals, Owen went on to say that he "does not give a f*ck" about the BLM movement. For him, even if he gets canceled, money is not a problem for him.
Recently, Owen added another scandal as he commented inappropriate words towards ITZY's Ryujin.
After a comment online said that Ryujin's rap was better than Owen's, he then replied to the comment with a very inappropriate remark.
The comment thread was as follows:
Comment of a netizen: "I honestly think our Ryujin unnie's rap is better than yours..."
Owen's response: "Yeah. Her rap was created and birthed by my sp*rm."
Netizens, Fans, and MIDZYs are now demanding an apology from the rapper. Owen has not yet released a statement with regards to the scandal.