In a recent broadcast of SBS Power FM’s DinDin’s Music High, DinDin took some time to hear out his listeners’ worries.

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“DinDin’s Music High” | SBS Power FM

 

But his answer to one of the concerns stirred a great deal of controversy online.

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A female listener who’s 21 years old shared that she feels attracted to a 33-year-old man in her cycling club, but that many around her are against it due to their age difference.

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While BIGONE expressed that age is just a number, DinDin was strongly against it and explained why.

There’s bound to be one guy around you who’s in a jogging club. What I don’t get is when they finish running and they go for drinks after.

— DinDin

He imagined himself to the female listener’s big brother and elaborated on his stance.

If my little sister was 21 and she wanted to date a 33-year-old guy, I’d have to meet him. To see what kind of person he is. He could be a decent person, but he could also take advantage of younger women.

— DinDin

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DinDin then proceeded to stress his objection and expressed his fear of younger women dating “trash.”

I think people in their early 20s should date other people in their early 20s. At that point, they haven’t been an adult for that long, and since they’ve yet to establish their own set of values, it could fall apart just by dating someone old with bad character, who are commonly referred to as trash.

— DinDin

When BIGONE suggested that “trash” exist at all ages, DinDin explained why he thinks they’re different at different ages.

Trash at the same age are still the same age. Trash that you can control. There are trash who’ve been around for 20 years and trash that have only been around for 2 years. So you have to be careful.

— DinDin

DinDin probably meant well with his advice, but it was not taken well by netizens.

  • Are you saying that to yourself in the mirror, DinDin?
  • DinDin is probably reaching that age where he can be called trash, too…
  • Who is he to criticize other people with trash values?
  • You crossed the line. Not everyone is like you.
  • The man isn’t even hitting on the woman, but he suddenly became trash.

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DinDin has yet to address the controversy.