Former AOA star Mina has alleged she was bullied by a band member for years.
The 26-year-old claims that an ‘unnie’ (an older feminine) informed her that she was ‘ruining the temper’ by crying after her father died from most cancers in 2014.
Because of particulars shared in her Instagram posts, followers imagine that Mina is speaking about Jimin; nonetheless, the 29-year-old appeared to hit again on the posts in a now-deleted Instagram story merely studying ‘fiction’.
Mina, full title Kwon Min-ah, wrote: ‘After my dad handed away, once I cried within the ready room there was an unnie who dragged me to the closet, telling me to cease crying as a result of it was ruining the temper, and I attempted to inform her that I was scared. I attempted to inform her that I was afraid of my dad dying. I can’t ever overlook what she stated to me then.
‘Every other bullying? Every other harsh phrases? They’re all wonderful. It was such a scar however we acquired in the identical automobile afterward so I pressured myself to fall asleep, taking nerve relaxers and sleeping drugs. I wanted to do job with my schedules however I felt myself breaking.’
The star then defined that she had tried to take her personal life throughout her time within the band.
Mina continued: ‘Truthfully, I’m okay even in case you individuals by no means respect me as an idol or an actress. I do know I’m horrible, I’m not good at something. However I used to be actually pleased, and I attempted actually onerous. I nonetheless love being on this space of labor. I was by no means confused about being an idol, and in reality, I by no means wished to go away AOA; however due to one one that hated me, I gave up after enduring her bullying for 10 years and on the finish of all of it, I wished to show round and curse at her.
‘Ultimately, I gave up AOA. I actually had enjoyable selling as AOA with the opposite members. However a while in the past, that unnie’s father handed away, and I felt so unhappy and unusual. At the least I do know precisely how that feels. After I went to the funeral she got here to my crying, telling me she was sorry. It was so unfulfilling, and my coronary heart actually broke down.’
Jimin’s father died from a coronary heart assault in April 2020.
Mina wrote: ’Every little thing emptied itself after that. I felt okay, I let go of the blame however by then, I was already too damaged. I’m scared. I’m having a while to myself on hiatus now and I knew. I wished to strive studying just a few issues, perhaps attempt to obtain therapy for my despair and nervousness. However it seems, even throughout a hiatus a whole lot of issues occur.
‘I’m so drained. You understand how the netizens say issues on-line? How I don’t know who I suppose I am, nobody is aware of what I’m attempting to be, nobody needs to see my face or hear me speak and all that, however regardless of that, it wasn’t like I used to be born as a result of I wished to be born, and I’ve a mouth, I have fingers, however I can’t management myself any extra both and I have to reside for my mother.
‘It’s wonderful in case you don’t see me fondly and it’s wonderful in case you don’t pay me any consideration; can’t you simply go away me alone? As a result of I get that the whole lot is my fault.’
In a separate publish, the Elvis singer wrote: ‘I can’t ever overlook what you stated to me, what you probably did to me, I keep in mind the whole lot, even when it’s fuzzy.
‘At any time when I keep in mind all of that, I take treatment and dangle on. However I suppose the factor with my dad will stick with me ceaselessly. To unnie, it was simply one thing you spit out on the spur of the second however to me, it was an actual scar.’
She added: ‘Even now, nobody is aware of, not me or the opposite members, why did you hate me a lot?’
Jimin seemingly addressed the feedback by writing ‘fiction’ on her Instagram story, however instantly deleted the publish.
Star Information studies that Mina’s company is involved together with her at the moment.
Mina debuted with AOA in 2012 together with Jimin, Yuna, Hyejeong, Seolhyun, Choa and Chanmi.
The band earned success with songs together with Miniskirt and Coronary heart Assault, and have launched three albums collectively – Ace Of Angels, Runway and Angel’s Knock.
In 2017, Choa introduced she was leaving the group on account of psychological well being struggles, whereas Mina determined to not renew her contract in Could 2019.
AOA have continued as a five-piece, and final yr competed on the Mnet present Queendom.