Just a few hours ago, Winwin sent an apology through bubble app.
Recently a Chinese media company released footage and photos of Winwin hanging out with two of his female friends.
Accordingly, Winwin was spotted on a late night outing with two unknown girls. The trio went for a meal before heading to a VR gaming centre. The trio separately in the wee hours of the morning and Winwin was later spotted smoking by the roadside on the way home.
Shortly thereafter, netizens had a fierce debate on this issue. Many people expressed disappointment when the male idol smoked and hanged out with female friends while others said that Winwin was 25 years old and that he did not deserve to be criticized for doing such common things.
At 4 a.m. on April 17 (China time), Winwin sent a message to fans via the Bubble messaging section of the Lysn app. The NCT member explained that after the quarantine ended, he spent time eating with a group of Chinese opera classmates. He also felt guilty for making fans worry, and will prepare his state and mentality well.