K-Pop idols receive a lot of backlash from netizens and people in the entertainment industry, due to their weight, as a lot of times, idols are expected to be thin. This has led to a lot of idols dealing with heartbreaking situations regarding their weight. One idol who has had to deal with this is TWICE‘s Jihyo.

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Mnet‘s TMI News took a brief look at Jihyo’s weight loss journey and found that it was a heartbreaking one. Even before Jihyo debuted, she received a lot of heartbreaking comments regarding her weight.

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Jihyo during SIXTEEN

When Jihyo was participating in SIXTEEN, which is the show that created TWICE, a photographer told Jihyo that she “looked fat.”

Even after Jihyo debuted, she still heard a lot of heartbreaking comments. During a fan meeting, a “fan” yelled out that Jihyo would suit weightlifting, and this broke Jihyo’s heart.

Due to all these hurtful comments, Jihyo eventually decided to start working out to lose weight.

Through her hard work, Jihyo was able to successfully lose her desired amount of weight.

Here’s the full video below!