Namfon, a former member of the South-Korean girl group RaNia make fun of Chinese people regarding coronavirus.
Singer took to Instagram and shared a picture of herself. She wrote: “She was scared because she had seen someone coughing and thought maybe the person is Chinese.”
She wrote the caption in Thai but later it was deleted. When a fan criticized her she tried to defend herself. Namfon said that she has ”Chinese friends” and she so-called helps them.
In the western world, Asian people are being the target of racism after the coronavirus outbreak.
Namfon’s comment regarding Chinese people is distasteful and shameful. She also confirmed that she quit the girl group.
She commented: “I’m not a public person anymore.” This show her confirmation regarding her departure from the RaNia.
Namfon’s company DR Music has not commented yet regarding this.
One of the fans commented on her post: ” As a Chinese, you make me sad and angry. Believe you never get Chinese A1st’s like.”
She responded: “I never say Chinese people are bad and I respect your opinion sorry to make you feel angry and emotional in that way as I say it’s just inside group joke I do have lots of Chinese friends. I did help of Chinese people I know to get this situation too.”
“I don’t have things against Chinese people and I m, not a public person anymore but still im sorry about my caption. I didn’t mean to make you feel disappointed. I don’t know what instructions translate for u but anyway sorry for your misunderstanding,” she added.