An harmless joke made by EXO‘s Suho throughout his fan assembly was met with backlash on-line, however followers had been fast to come back to his protection.
Recently, Suho held an all-expenses-paid fansign to Jeju Island for his solo mini-album, GREY SUIT. Majority of fansigns happen in Seoul for the comfort of the K-Pop idols. This time, nevertheless, the corporate made positive that every thing from return flight tickets, drinks, freebies, and a signed album was supplied.
The controversy arose after an audio file from the occasion unfold on-line.
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Suho was speaking to followers a few 9-line acrostic poem he got here up with for “We Are One EXO Let’s Love” that was written on the photocards.
He was shocked to study that it was an authentic concept others have but to do.
I really like that I’m in a position to make good reminiscences for my followers. To be sincere, I didn’t assume this occasion is that huge of a deal. I truly thought it was a reasonably widespread occasion. Doesn’t everybody do that…? The acrostic poem on the picture playing cards, too. I actually thought somebody would have tried that already.
He joked that idols had been “getting kind of lazy” as a result of they didn’t give you the concept first. Afterwards, he lightheartedly blamed the leisure corporations for ignoring small particulars.
You know? I believe… idols today are getting form of lazy. (Laughs) Or perhaps it’s due to the businesses. Since administration businesses are huge corporations now, we have now so many idols within the trade. I really feel like the shortage of consideration to element would possibly come from that. That’s too dangerous, huh? (Laughs)
Several netizens took offense at Suho’s phrases, calling him out for saying that idols are lazy. A Korean information website additionally coated the remark and headlined it, “Suho Says Idols These Days Are Lazy.”
However, 1000’s of feedback identified that he was solely kidding and that he didn’t truly imply what he stated.
Others clarified that he wasn’t insulting the businesses for not internet hosting extravagant fan conferences like his however that he was poking enjoyable at how nobody else had written an acrostic poem.
Majority seem to agree that the hate feedback directed at Suho had been undeserved and blown out of proportion.