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Following BTS RM and Jennie, Yoo Jae Suk is facing boycott calls in China 

Not only Yoo Jae Suk, but also BLACKPINK’s Jennie or BTS’s RM are being heavily criticized by Chinese netizens.

The Korean have been watching and enthusiastically supporting their national athletes in the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. On February 7th, during the men’s 1000m short track speed skating semifinal, Korean athlete Hwang Dae Heon failed to advance to the final round due to unfair play by an athlete from China.

Yoo Jae Suk boycott calls in China 
Korean athlete Hwang Dae Heon

Many Korean stars cheered for Hwang Dae Heon, in which Yoo Jae Suk was no exception. In How Do You Play?, the “National MC” expressed anger at the unjustified decision to penalize the speed skater Hwang Dae Heon.

Yoo Jae Suk boycott calls in China 

This action of Yoo Jae Suk has ignited the anger of Chinese netizens, resulting in their heavy criticism towards the male MC. Recently, the Yooniverse Chinese fansite with more than 514,000 followers of the Korean star has announced its shutdown. “Our visions are different, so we can’t walk the same path” posted by the fansite.

After consultation with the management, I have eventually decided to say goodbye.The hardest thing at this moment for me is you guys. I don’t even know how to comfort you.You don’t have to deny the joys of the past or blame yourself for the sincerity. Let’s accept it and let it go.I hope you enjoy your life in the future.

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Yoo Jae Suk boycott calls in China 

In the time of the Beijing 2022 Olympics, Korean artists who voiced their support for Hwang Dae Heon are all under criticism from Chinese netizens. Those who are under the fire include Yoo Jae Suk, RM (BTS), Jennie (BLACKPINK)

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