Today is a day where making sense of all the news and thinking of what to write is giving me a headache ….. there are so many things happening, some good and some bad ….. so here are the “news”:
1. Backlash from Lounge H performance
2. Female lead for “You’re My Pet”
3. JKS 2011 Asia Tour Announcement by 18 Feb
(1) Backlash from Lounge H performance
All is not at peace today in Sukkie-land (that’s a word I coined to refer to the world of JKS and eels). We know that JKS took off his shirt during the last two Lounge H (LH) events for the encore, and you may already have heard from other sources that during the 14 Feb Lounge H event, JKS even revealed a bit of his butt line (I don’t know how to translate this!).
Some of Sukbar eels who had been following an online live broadcast of LH could not accept this ‘wild’ behaviour from JKS and posted negative comments about JKS:
– being unprofessional in drinking on stage during a performance,
– being prejudiced and treating his Japanese fans better,
– being a ‘pervert’ who liked to show off his body.
I don’t know how widespread the criticism is (I suspect it involves some Korean eels too), but it was enough to result in JKS posting 3 messages on his official website today, the 3rd being the longest one in which he expressed his feelings about the criticism. I can’t say much about his messages, except that he defended his professionalism by saying that the amount of alcohol he had on stage was nowhere near enough to make him drunk – it was more of a mood inducer – and that at most, he would refrain from revealing his body. He also mentioned other things/privileges he had fought for for his fans.
This, of course, led to another round of eels jumping out in defence of JKS and so on and so forth. As for the current status? Well, we’ll have to wait and see if there are any further developments.
I’m quite a conservative lady myself, so when I read about the butt-line revealing part, it made me raise my eyebrows. Now, I may not like that personally, but if it is JKS doing it, I’m conditioning myself to accept it, because I like JKS, I like the way he dares to express himself, I like him for his unique character and refreshing honesty. So if he does it, I can accept it and I will still support him. Though I think that our dear JKS also has to learn that not everyone, or every fan, has the same ‘acceptance level’ as him.
(2) Female Lead for “You’re My Pet”
According to a news article today, the female lead is Kim Ha-neul, and that the movie will start filming in Ibaraki, Japan in May 2011.
We should just wait for the press conference on 3 March.
Click here for source article in Korean.
(3) 2011 Asia Tour Announcement by Fri 18 Feb
HS Media announced today that, in conjunction with Tree-J, they will release the confirmed dates of JKS 2011 Asia Tour by this Friday, 18 Feb.
Of course, that will also confirm whether today’s news about 22 Apr and 23 Apr dates of his Tour in Singapore is true or not. So let’s wait till end of this week.
Credits: HS Media @ Sina