Liz was one of the IVE members who garnered as much attention as Jang Won Young and Ahn Yu Jin. Liz gained much popularity with her exceptional visuals that were on par with Jang Won Young, on top of having the singing skills to be the group's main vocal.
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However, the inconsistent schedule and demanding work of being an idol seem to have taken a toll on Liz. Fans noticed that Liz has gained weight over the years while promoting with the group.
Fans became worried as Liz continued to gain weight, starting with "Love Dive" promotions and looking heavier during "After Like." Nevertheless, fans expected Liz to go on a diet during the off-season and expected her to return to her slim figure seen during her debut.
However, recent photos of Liz during a fan concert in Japan had fans becoming increasingly worried.
Although Liz gained weight, when she is seen from other angles, she does not look as heavy and does not look unhealthy at all. Unfortunately, many malicious commenters and haters have criticized Liz and talked about her weight gain with malicious intent.
Many fans are outraged that Liz is facing criticism solely based on her weight, despite her hard work and impressive singing and dancing abilities.
Fans have continued to show their unwavering support for Liz, expressing their deep concern over the malicious comments she has been receiving. During a recent live stream, one fan asked Liz how she was doing amidst the controversy over her weight. Liz responded that she was doing fine now and that she is always happy, thanks to DIVE (IVE's fandom). She assured fans that she is doing better and expressed that the criticism doesn't bother her anymore.