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The Red Velvet Diet | Wendy, Joy and Yeri

Jason Park
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In this article, we’re going to talk about Red Velvet and their diets. What kind of effects it has and the differences.

If you’re interested in the diets the members have to go through, keep reading on, and find out which diet suits you the best!

Who Are The Members of Red Velvet?

Red Velvet is a Korean pop group that has five members. They debuted with four members, but later on, the last member got added to the group, which makes it more complete, in my opinion.

The last member’s name is Yeri. She’s talented, can dance and sing.

She’s also the youngest member of the group, which makes her the maknae. The group made their debut in 2014 and was formed by SM Entertainment, one of the three biggest Korean pop agencies.

Joy’s Weight Loss Transformation

Joy is one of the most beautiful members of the K-pop industry, and many people love her. She’s also a little bit on the taller side, but besides that, she’s very talented. In a Korean variety show, she said that she started learning aerial yoga to stay healthy.

She explained that it has been very beneficial for her, and she also started eating fermented vegetables.

Fermented vegetables are known to be very healthy for the body. Another plus is that she started drinking orange juice.

When they first debuted, Joy had some baby fat on her face, but that’s completely normal cause she was only 17 at the time. After some time had passed and some comebacks, she maintained her weight and still looked very adorable.

When their next comeback starts coming up, she started changing a little bit. Her chubby face started getting slimmer, and the fat spread evenly around the body. Some people said she looked “bigger” because of her thicker legs and thighs, but that wasn’t the case at all.

During the Russian Roulette era, she lost a lot of weight, and she went back to her debut body. It looked skinnier than before but not unhealthy. Now we’ve moved to the next comeback, the “Red Flavor” concept where the group got more popular.

During this comeback, she looked a lot healthier and taller. Her legs and thighs weren’t as the previous comeback, and she looked amazing.

However, this didn’t just happen overnight. It might have taken extreme diets and also working out. I’ll always keep supporting Joy no matter what happens.

Wendy’s Extreme Diet

Red Velvet Wendy has lost a lot of weight since her debut. Many people expressed their opinion and said she was fat, which wasn’t the case at all. She has a little more fat, but it doesn’t look bad at all.

Her singing was recognized many times, but Cube Entertainment said that her visuals were lacking. In Korea, singing is just a part of being an idol. Many factors are important when becoming an idol, like dancing, visuals, and much more.

Red Velvet was an instant success when debuting, and many people loved them.  They started with a cute concept.

When we move on to the next comeback, Wendy started gaining some weight, which wasn’t a problem but in 2015, when the comeback with “Dumb Dumb.”

Many people noticed she gained even more weight and started calling her fat. They also said she was “Lazy” because she didn’t follow the diet. That’s when she decided to start following an extreme diet and losing weight.

Even when Seulgi and Wendy went on a variety show, the manager kept watching them follow their diet. This is being too much, in my opinion, because the girls also need to have cheat meals in-between the diets.

That’s normal, and a lot of people have cheat meals. When we skip to the next comeback, “Russian Roulette.” she looked very unhealthy, but the fans were very interested in her diet and how she became skinny.

A lot of fans began to worry about Wendy for pushing her too hard when following a diet. I hope Wendy receives a lot more love from us no matter how she looks.

We’ll always love her, and it doesn’t matter if she’s skinny or fat. The fans will support Wendy no matter what happens.

Red Velvet Yeri’s Diet

Yeri is the youngest member of Red Velvet and the latest one to join the group. She joined when Red Velvet already had their debut but with Yeri in the group. It’s way more complete than before.

When Yeri debuted with “Automatic” and “Ice Cream Cake,” she looked normal at the time, not too heavy or too skinny. In 2015 on Sunny’s Radio show, somebody mentioned that they were forced to diet.

Red Velvet had to follow the diet to look even better on TV. This is always an issue when idols make a comeback.

They have to start losing weight and look at their best when performing. When Red Velvet released “Dumb Dumb,” Yeri started to gain a bit of weight, which is completely fine.

However, it mostly went unnoticed because all the other members also gained weight. The two members that gained the most weight got a lot of criticism. Those members were Joy and Wendy, which makes me feel really bad.

The girls perform and entertain us, but there are always people that will bash them for no reason.

In 2017 when they came back with “Rookie.” she began losing weight again. Now that we’re moving on to 2019, Yeri maintained her weight, and she looked a lot happier.

However, the fans still weren’t happy with her looks, and this makes the real fans angry because we’ll support Yeri no matter what happens. Even if she’s a little on the bigger side or skinnier than the others, we’ll always support Yeri.

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Should You Follow These Diets?

Should You Follow These Diets?

No, these diets aren’t recommended by anyone because it’s so harsh that you will feel weak throughout the day. When following a diet, you should take small steps and slowly build up. This is a mistake many people make when they start dieting.

Especially, idols have it extremely hard when they diet. They have to practice dancing, singing, and much more while all following a diet that will make them feel weak all the time.


Now that you’ve come to the end of the article, I hope this has given you an insight into the Red Velvet diets the members have to follow. Make sure never to follow these diets yourself; as I said before, you have to take small steps.

If you want to diet and lose weight, the first thing you should do is a workout. This will help you significantly improve overall health. It will also make you more fit while also being healthy. Just keep in mind to ask for help if you don’t know what to do.

There are many ways to get a diet that works for you. Just use Google or YouTube. There are so many tutorials on the internet these days, and it’s all free, so you don’t even have to pay for it.

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    Jason Park

    Jason has been living in Seoul for over 4 years, and during that time, he has experienced many of the city's hidden stores. He loves to write about his experiences and share them with others. Jason has been quoted and referenced by different major media companies like Mashed, Distractify, ThePrint and TastingTable. In his free time, he likes to watch Korean dramas and learn more about Korean culture.

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