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Kpop star comes out as bisexual as she shares sweet pictures of girlfriend

PinkNews logo PinkNews 13/8/2019 Lily Wakefield
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Kpop star Som Hye In has come out as bisexual after sharing sweet pictures of her girlfriend on Instagram.

She was a contestant on the Korean girl group reality show Idol School, although she had to leave the show due to health problems.

After posting the pictures, in which the couple can be seen kissing each other on the cheek and holding hands, the Kpop singer confirmed that she was bisexual through her Instagram stories.

When a fan asked the question “R u really lesbian? I am so shocked rlly”, she responded: “I’m bisexual. And I have [a] girlfriend now.”

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Kpop star Som Hye In threatened legal action against trolls.

Although most comments on the star’s social media accounts seem positive and supportive, it seems that some of her followers are unhappy with her coming out and have been trolling her girlfriend.

According to Kpop site Soompi, which translated her Instagram story from Korean, she wrote: “If the posting of speculative written content and videos continue, I will be taking legal measures.

“I am in a loving [relationship] and since it’s not wrong, I confidently did come out [as bisexual], but I didn’t do it so that I could stand out. What kind of person lightly makes the decision to come out like that?”

The photo of them holding hands was captioned “My lovely girl.” (somgodld/ Instagram) © Provided by PinkNews Media Group The photo of them holding hands was captioned “My lovely girl.” (somgodld/ Instagram)

She continued: “People think differently and can hate same-sex relationships. Yes, you can hate it. Those are individual values and I’m not trying to force [anyone] to understand or like homosexuality.

“I am also not begging for [anyone] to like or notice me. I didn’t think that I would receive this much attention. I just didn’t want to hide the fact that I am dating and in love just like everyone else.

“I don’t want my people to get hurt, and it’s my duty to protect them. I will also take legal measures to protect my people. Please stop.”

The singer released her debut single Mini Radio in June this year.

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