How long does it take to fall in love? According to this trending Korean post on aespa‘s Karina, it can take as little as 13 seconds! This short clip from a recent “Black Mamba” performance had netizens enamored in an instant.
The fancam clip starts just as aespa’s SBS Inkigayo stage ends, with Karina striking a final pose elegant enough to capture anyone’s attention.
As the camera zooms in, the leader’s big, doll-like eyes widen at the confetti falling around her.
Then, after she catches her breath, she just can’t resist adorably trying to catch a piece!
But the cuteness didn’t stop there. When Karina managed to grab some confetti, her jaw dropped in excitement…
…and she shared her awe with the members with the prettiest expression on her face.
The clip is just 13 seconds long, but that was long enough for everyone to fall for Karina. After watching her fancam, one netizen uploaded a GIF of the clip to popular Korean forum The Qoo with the caption “aespa Karina’s cuteness kekeke“. Racking up tens of thousands of views and hundreds of replies, the GIF soon hit the site’s “HOT” trends category.
Netizens flocked to the post with comments about how “cute” and “pretty” she looks. With her small face, big eyes, and pretty nose, many compared her visuals to that of a Pixar character, a Disney princess, or a Barbie doll.
Others couldn’t believe how “charming” her personality was in just one short clip, with some noting that it’s in total contrast to the “cold” beauty vibe she gives off in photos.
Watch the full fancam for yourself here: