Netizens mock AKB48's 'ugly ducklings' before they were stars

24 June 2013 / 3 years 4 months ago
A series of yearbook pictures belonging to AKB48 members has drawn some flak for the girls from judgmental fans online.

Among the criticisms they received was that they were 'not pretty without makeup' and that they are 'ordinary-looking'.

A few of the girls however, drew praise for having been beautiful even before they attained stardom.

Check out the gallery to decide for yourself.
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