Is it really possible to ban someone’s dating? Which companies ban or not?
The big entertainment companies states dating ban on the contract with idol members. Idols are targeting for fantasy on themselves, so it’s pretty dangerous to date someone in public. Because fans must be disappointed of it and naturally popularity of the idol decreases. In order to keep idols’ marketability at least, companies don’t allow idols to see others.
However, could be dating ban effective? Before discussing on effectiveness, we need to talk about if it is possible for company to have right to ban someone’s dating. Many netizens are saying that idols’ duty is not dating someone or at least hiding it in front of fans because it’s courtesy. On the other side, some netizens claim that dating is so natural and reasonable for young girls and boys. Thus, company’s dating banning is not rational and unjustifiable.
Here are all about the dating ban. From A to Z of idols’ dating ban, each company’s rule and idols’ tips to hide it from company and fans!
“This isn’t about me. These days, junior idols are likely to keep in touch through SNS and start to have a romantic relationship”
“Bringing out a skipping rope when you go date is very useful. I used to pretend to work out but, you know, actually met someone secretly.”
“I heard that ISAC is working as a good field for idols to date and I expected, but it wasn’t truth.”
DIA’s Jung ChaeYeon
“There’s a rumor that idols exchange messages at the music broadcasting programs. But it never happened. Inwardly, I expected that but it didn’t happen to me.”
BLACKPINK “There have been no changes on the dating ban part of the contract. We are singing ‘AS IF IT’S YOUR LAST’, thinking about our fans who I love the most.”
AKMU’s ChanHyuk “CEO Yang HyunSeok allowed only for me to date someone. Because it’s good for lyrics, whatever, but he didn’t let SuHyun. She’s just too young.”
Big Hit Entertainment
There have never been the dating ban for BTS so far since day 1. Also, all the members have been allowed to have cell phones.
Big Hit Ent “Even though there are no bans on them, all of them are managing themselves to make their dreams come true.”
SoMi “We are not allowed to date someone for 3 years after debut.”
PRISTIN’s KyulKyung “I was told there’s a dating ban for 3~4 years.”
Hani “I was told that ‘even if you have a boy friend, it’s only your life. So manage it well. Do what you can handle.'”