Som Hye In, a K-Pop singer, came out as bisexual to her fans on Instagram through two posts including photos of her girlfriend.
The reality show, Idol School contestant confirmed she was bisexual on an Instagram story, according to Soompi, a Korean pop-culture site. Som Hye In also said that while she was getting overwhelming attention, she was receiving hate from internet trolls.
“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,” Som Hye In wrote, according to Soompi.
She also told her fans that if the hate and spread of misinformation doesn’t stop, she’ll be taking legal action.