17 Sep – It seems that no matter what they do, T-ARA never seemed to be safe from criticisms, as witnessed in their recent comeback announcement.
According to Koreaboo website, almost immediately after revealing that their "Sexy Love" comeback stage would be joined by little girls – to be known as 'little T-ARA', the group received criticism for using children in a song known for its sexy concept. The decision was considered to be unwise in light of a recent underage trainees controversy surrounding the K-Pop industry.
However a representative of Core Contents Media assured the public that it wasn't the case. They said, "Little T-ARA is not performing with them in the song, but will only be participating in the opening stage."
The rep added that they will be performing a robotic dance separately from the group in a 35 second opening stage as a gimmick before the members appear and make their performance.