BAE173’s Hangyul is one of the few K-Pop idols who are adopted, and during his appearance on K-Pop Idol Olympic, he gave a positive message about growing up in an orphanage.
Hangyul shared that he isn’t ashamed of the fact that he grew up in an orphanage.
I don’t think it’s (growing up in an orphanage) something I should be ashamed of. I’ve been living just fine.
He also shared that he often talks about this on broadcasts since he wants his friends from his orphanage to be more confident about themselves.
I wanted my friends from the orphanage to see me talking about it confidently on TV and be more confident about it themselves. That’s why I brought it up because it’s not something to be ridiculed for. We’ve all been trying hard.
Here’s the full video below!