You may have heard the good news that we will be able to see former LE SSERAFIM Kim Garam very soon. Unfortunately, it was not confirmed. Instead, SOPA has released a statement that the former LE SSERAFIM member will not be making a public appearance at her graduation. But what really happened, and why did they not allow Kim Garam to appear in public? Find out more in the following complete report.
The Rising Excitement for the Public Appearance of Former LE SSERAFIM Member Kim Garam
Kim Garam, a former LE SSERAFIM member, is one of the most recent living Kpop sensations. In a matter of weeks after her debut as a LE SSERAFIM member, she faced harsh accusations of school violence. The scandal shook the entire Kpop community on how severe and horrible it was. That was especially when it happened between middle school female students.
Kim Garam faced severe public criticism due to the accusations from her alleged victim. Even after HYBE defended her for a while, the company eventually decided to let her go and leave LE SSERAFIM.
A while after her departure from the group, Kim Garam eventually proved her innocence. She provided evidence that she did not participate in the violence accusations. Not only that, she also debunked the accusations and proved that she was never forced to transfer school.
Instead, it was the alleged victim who eventually proved to be the actual perpetrator of the violence case.
After what really happened in the case, international fans have been highly anticipating Kim Garam’s return to the entertainment industry. This was even more exciting when the former LE SSERAFIM member was said to be preparing to become an actress.
Former LE SSERAFIM Kim Garam is Expected to Appear at the SOPA Graduation Ceremony
Then, on February 6, Korean media outlet reported that former LE SSERAFIM member Kim Garam would possibly be making her first public appearance after her false accusations.
Kim Garam is graduating from The School of Performing Arts Seoul (SOPA) on February 7 at 11 AM KST. Since the press will be attending to cover the event, fans have expected her to greet the public at her graduation ceremony.
SOPA isn’t your ordinary high school; it’s a hotspot for future celebrities, making its graduation ceremony a must-watch event, especially with its famous photo wall where star grads shine one more time.
This year, all eyes are on Kim Garam. With whispers flying around that the ex-LE SSERAFIM member is stepping back into the limelight for her graduation, the buzz is real. It’s her first major public appearance since parting ways with the group, and anticipation is sky-high.
There Will Be NO Public Appearance: What REALLY Happened?
Unfortunately, a while after the speculation went public, The School of Performing Arts Seoul (SOPA) released an official statement. SOPA refuted the speculation, saying that former LE SSERAFIM member Kim Garam would not be making a public appearance.
“The graduation ceremony will feature a special spot with a photo wall for reporters, but it’s important to note that Kim Garam won’t be included on the photo wall list.”The School of Performing Arts Seoul (SOPA).
So, what really happened that Kim Garam cannot make a public appearance?
While no official cause is available as of today, the most possible reason is due to Kim Garam’s current status.
After becoming a former member of LE SSERAFIM, Garam is now an ordinary non-celebrity student with no agency representation. This status puts her at the same level as the other students regarding privacy and exposure. Therefore, it is mandatory for the school to protect her privacy. That is especially true when she has no reason to appear in the press.
Finally, what do you think about what happened behind the cancellation of Kim Garam’s public appearance? Are you disappointed, or are you relieved instead? Please share your thoughts in the comments.
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