Ah, mint chocolate. This sweet-and-fresh flavor likely joins cilantro as one of the most hotly contested food items of our time, forming a situation in which stating your preference could split friend groups in two. While some appreciate the unique combination, others often liken it to eating toothpaste. Within this debate, several idols have come forward to share their stances, adding a fun new layer for fans to understand their faves.
Here are 16 idols who have weighed in on mint chocolate!
BTS’s Jungkook and J-Hope – Love It
On V Live’s “Run BTS!” in February, the two BTS members firmly declared their love for mint chocolate and were ready to defend it, going against the majority opinion in their group.
IU – Love It
The singer-actress is one among the pro-mint chocolate crowd. At a March fan meeting sponsored by a chocolate brand, IU showed her love for the flavor by saying, “If [the brand] releases mint chocolate, won’t it sell really well?”
Moreover, in a recent Q&A video on her official YouTube channel, she expressed her surprise that some people couldn’t instantly understand the charms of mint chocolate, jokingly commenting, “That’s no good.”
X1’s and VICTON’s Han Seung Woo – Love It
Han Seung Woo is another figure who enjoys mint chocolate. When asked to choose between mint chocolate, vanilla, or fruit sherbet in a July V Live broadcast, the idol picked mint chocolate without hesitation, conveying his love for the flavor.
Kang Daniel – Love It
Kang Daniel is also a proud member of Team Mint Chocolate. During a “food preferences” Q&A session at his July fan meeting, he confidently answered “Yes!” to whether he liked mint chocolate.
IZ*ONE’s Jang Won Young – Love It
The IZ*ONE member is one of mint chocolate’s most passionate supporters. During an episode of Mnet’s “IZ*ONE Chu,” she expressed her sincere love for it by saying, “Join Team Mint Chocolate. Do it twice,” and “Why don’t you like mint chocolate?”
TWICE’s Sana – Love It
TWICE’s Sana also loves a good mint chocolate snack. Previously, on the group’s official Instagram, the TWICE member uploaded a photo of herself enjoying some mint chocolate ice cream. She also picked mint chocolate ice cream without hesitation on variety programs, cementing herself on the pro-mint chocolate side.
BTS’s V, RM, Jin, and Jimin – Hate It
While Jungkook and J-Hope showed their love for mint chocolate, most of their fellow members would rather do without it. RM went so far as to say, “Combining precious chocolate with toothpaste flavor is sacrilegious.”
IZ*ONE’s Kang Hye Won – Hate It
In another display of mint chocolate dividing groups, IZ*ONE’s Kang Hye Won has a very different opinion of the flavor than her fellow member Jang Won Young. On a past program, a fan began to speak about mint chocolate, and Kang Hye Won firmly stated, “Don’t even talk about it.” When the fan jokingly said, “I’ll get angry,” Kang Hye Won replied, “Team Mint Chocolate is even angrier!” making everyone laugh.
Yoon Jisung – Hate It
Yoon Jisung is another member of the anti-mint chocolate crowd. In a February interview with Billboard Korea, the idol was given a mint chocolate drink, and after one sip, he discreetly pushed it to the end of the table. He hilariously commented, “I’ve tried hard not to be biased, but mint is a little…”
Lovelyz’s Jisoo – Hate It
The Lovelyz member showed her strong distaste for the flavor during a broadcast, stating, “Mint chocolate is toothpaste.” She proceeded to cutely whine when faced with pressure from Team Mint Chocolate, saying, “Why do you keep saying ‘mint chocolate’ to me?”
Jeong Sewoon – Hate It
Jeong Sewoon is also of the opinion that mint chocolate tastes like toothpaste. During a V Live broadcast last year, he expressed his dislike for the flavor, commenting, “My bowl is too small to include mint chocolate.” When his Team Mint Chocolate fans showed their disappointment, he said, “If there is an opportunity, I will try mint chocolate again,” before wittily adding, “Maybe 20 or 30 years from now?”
Yoo Seon Ho – Hate it
While Yoo Seon Ho is known for eating well, mint chocolate is one of the few things he’s picky about. He revealed in a live broadcast, “When I tried one bite of mint chocolate, it smelled so much like toothpaste that I came to hate it.”
Do you and your idol agree when it comes to mint chocolate?
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