It was just announced that BIGBANG members G-Dragon, Taeyang, T.O.P., and Daesung would be renewing their contracts with YG Entertainment for the third time. This means that the group – who have been with the company for 15 years already – will likely release new music, new videos, and new performances (such as the delayed Coachella comeback) in the coming years.

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However, reactions were mixed. International fans, in general, responded positively to this news, eager to hear more from the legendary K-Pop group.

Korean netizens, however, responded differently. With all the scandals and rumors that BIGBANG has had in the last several years, it’s probably not a surprise that their presumed comeback is controversial – here’s what some people anonymously had to say:

“If these thugs return to TV, the prosecution needs to investigate corruption within broadcast PDs. They’ve always given Big Bang and YG a pass helping them clean their image. SBS and Infinite Challenge are especially good at helping these ba$tards clean their image..”

“Didn’t TOP say he was quitting the entertainment industry? What’d he renew for?;ㅎ”

“A unique group of ex-convicts..”

“There’s nowhere else to go. It’s more interesting that they’re still planning to stay active.”

“What a symbiotic relationship…trash!!!”

“Taeyang is no different from themㅋㅋㅋ”

“I thought TOP said he doesn’t want to be a celebrity anymoreㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ”

“Where else would they go? What agency would take them? ㅋㅋㅋsince they have nowhere else of course they’ll flock together.”

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Despite these conflicting views, it seems BIGBANG is set to make a comeback one way or another, and only time will tell if they succeed or if the backlash is too harsh.