Or getting rejected by everyone because you are a punching bag to your boyfriend at age 17 and you still stand up for the guy. These groups should be closer to your places, please go to protest at their events, dial or shxxt them directly. These entertainment companies can't risk having losses by allowing them to date whoever they want. Also, to compare the idol industry to slavery is insulting to the millions of people worldwide who either were actual slaves or are slaves currently. I think as foreign fans we have to grab at what little we get. Lets not forget that compulsory education here finishes at 15 years of age, this means that High school is voluntary and the system and teachers control what students wear and do in school as well as after school, this means that many are not permitted to take part-time jobs or have a social life.
I think the "innocent" and "pure" idea is overblown and more to do with just girls being "single" than "taken" in an idol group, to put it simply.
The No Dating Rule and its effects on the modern idol world
Being an Idol is work, and it has rules. Let musicians or "musicians" in the case of some idols have lives While all the other girls are focused on their singing and lip-syncing, nenechi is out there getting the crowd going and calling for cheers. This must be sarcasm, it can't be proof of situation normal. Of course, if they become actresses who are acknowledged to a remarkable degree by industry representatives, they are let to have a relationship, I think. I think the problem is that most people just don't ever watch anything about idols or go to idol concerts or go to idol handshake events. As far as I know, any of these girls can quit if they feel their terms of employment are too onerous.