The girls of IZ*ONE have been to hell and back with all the constant voting manipulation news that have been making headlines on every major news site. To make matters worse, they were recently captured in photos and they do not quite look like their usual selves, breaking the hearts of all their fans.

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Netizens have been going rampant with their strongly worded criticisms for these girls ever since news broke out about the series’ voting manipulation. It’s been hard for fans to process it all but it looks like the girls have heard about it as well judging by the looks on their faces.

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Member Sakura Miyawaki doesn’t look like her usual self as she was captured looking extremely downcast. She is one of the members that is usually known for her positive attitude and bright smile so we all know that something is wrong.

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Member Choi Yena looks visibly upset as she tries to put on her coat or maybe she is trying to shield her face from the paparazzi. This is hard for fans to see as Yena is usually the fun one in the group who is always trying to make everyone laugh.

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Although this is a photo of just the side of member Jo Yuri‘s face, anyone can instantly recognize the sadness that illuminates from her. It seems that she can’t hide her true emotions in the midst of all the chaos.

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Jang Won Young, the trainee who placed number 1 in the Produce 48 series was seen looking completely broken. Her emotionless face and puffy eyes could indicate that she also got a peek at the hate comments about the group.

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While it may not directly be the girls’ faults that they made it into the girl group, it doesn’t matter to the ruthless netizens who are not holding back in the comments. They are letting the full power of their vicious wrath upon these girls and from the girls’ faces, it looks like they got the message. Let’s hope that the girls can power through all the hate with their fans’ extra love and support during this time.