Sasaeng fans are one of the worst things K-Pop idols have to deal with, as these “fans” are constantly invading the privacy of idols. While it might be hard to believe, there have been a couple of idols who were rumored to be sasaeng fans themselves! Here’s a list of some K-Pop idols who were rumored to be sasaeng fans.
1. Trinity (Former member of GLAM)
GLAM debuted under Big Hit Entertainment in 2012, and they ran into lots of controversies. Member Trinity was rumored to have been a sasaeng fan of Super Junior‘s Leeteuk. Some even believed that Trinity had harassed Leeteuk until it was time for her to debut. Trinity ended up leaving the group not long after GLAM’s debut, and it’s rumored that she left the group due her past of being a sasaeng fan.
2. Eunjin (Playback)
Eunjin was originally supposed to debut in Playback in 2015, but she ended up leaving the group right before their debut. At the time, there were rumors that she was a sasaeng fan of EXO, but these rumors were never confirmed. In 2017, Eunjin got added to Playback’s lineup.
3. Diamond Zhang (Former member of Sunny Days)
Diamond Zhang was once a member of K-Pop girl group Sunny Days, but they ended up disbanding a few years after their debut. It’s rumored that Diamond Zhang was once a sasaeng fan of EXO, as Chinese netizens found some “proof” after looking into her past. The Chinese netizens found that she had waited outside EXO’s dorm for multiple days, even staying outside overnight, waiting for the group. However, Diamond Zhang ended up denying these rumors.
4. Esther Yu (THE9)
While Esther Yu isn’t a K-Pop idol, there are rumors that she was once a sasaeng fan of actor Lee Min Ho. It’s said that she once leaked Lee Min Ho’s hotel and room information online. However, this was never confirmed.