The personal Instagram account of Red Velvet‘s Joy was allegedly hacked and her personal pictures leaked to on-line communities.
It is unclear who the hacker is or what their motivation was, however on December 15 Joy’s personal photos had been posted to a Facebook web page for netizens to see, together with photos along with her boyfriend, soloist Crush. Many folks rightfully defended Joy’s privateness and referred to as for the put up to be deleted.
The put up revealed a selfie of Joy with Crush, in addition to an image of their arms making a hand coronary heart collectively in entrance of their drinks. Images posted to different on-line communities additionally revealed that Joy not solely follows a few of her fan accounts, however that she even posted appreciative photos of items she acquired from followers. Out of respect for Joy’s privateness, the images is not going to be made obtainable right here.
This incident has led many followers to reward Joy for her simplicity and her candy disposition—regardless of the horrible circumstances beneath which followers have discovered about it. One fan stated, “I’m sure Joy feels taken aback at her private account being hacked and leaked everywhere… but I have to say, it’s difficult for an idol’s private account to be as clean as hers was, so it’s quite amazing of her…” While one other fan commented, “Our Doongie’s private account is so clean ㅠㅠㅠ and it’s so cute how she was following so many people ㅋㅋ.”
But the actual fact stays that her privateness was violated. While it’s a reduction that Joy’s personal content material didn’t result in any main controversy (actually, it’s encouraging to see how good she appears!), netizens proceed to rally in protection of Joy, urging others to respect her privateness and keep away from posting or sharing the leaked photos.
should you see pleasure and crush’s photos please don’t unfold it round and delete it instantly. respect their privateness please 🙏
— rv’s maid ៹ rin (@rvblancs) December 15, 2021
This isn’t the primary time an idol’s account is hacked—fellow SM Entertainment artist, Super Junior‘s Leeteuk, had to repeatedly ask for hackers to stop trying to hack his account on Instagram. Similarly, both iKON and BTS had their TikTok accounts hacked in early 2021. The difference, however, is that those were official accounts, whereas Joy’s was her private, personal account. Hopefully that is the final time it occurs, however within the meantime followers can proceed to help Joy and her proper to privateness!