Sorry if I'm late to the party, but I just heard about this and want Vingle Kpop's take on the situation ~
Here's what happened:
During a live broadcast on the “V” app Jinhwan (the oldest), Bobby, B.I and Chanwoo (the youngest) were sitting together for dinner. That’s when Bobby tells Jinhwan, if he can endure Chanwoo talking informal to him, he’ll give him meat. Jinhwan thinks its funny and tells Chanwoo to show his true colors.
For some reason B.I gets angry (you can see on his face that he's pissed) and 'playfully' hits Chanwoo. After a while it gets so bad that he hits Chanwoo's hat off...and from the look on the other members faces, you can tell he isn't playing around.
According to two of my friends, Chinese and Korean fans are really unhappy with iKon now because of this - especially B.I. They say that iKon is ruining the image of the YG Family by showing this bad attitude to the public.
The top comment on a Korean article about it said:
B.I’s true character that he has been hiding for a long time shows here. Look at him looking and sensing the camera. You can tell that he shows his true personality in places with no cameras and haze his members. And I bet he enjoys these situation as well right?
Idols are human, they get in bad moods, but it's his job to not show that in front of their fans. Especially as a leader, his role is to be professional. It may have just been a dinner with his members, but he is on the clock. It might not seem fair, but that's what the life of a celebrity is.
I'm not saying you should hate him for this, I'm not saying you should excuse him for this - I'm just saying this was a bad moment for B.I.