Finally, the local authorities also clarified the issues related to Jennie violating the quarantine rules.
On April 14, Jennie shared several photos of herself at an arboretum in the city of Paju, along with the caption “An outing” on Instagram. One of the photos depicted the hands of seven different people holding up ice cream. This caused some people to speculate that she may have violated South Korea’s current ban on private gatherings of five or more people.
Later on April 17, YG stated on Newsen that Jennie visited the arboretum for filming and cleared up the accusation. However, netizens still did not believe and continue to attack Jennie for this issue.
However, on April 22, the Paju city government spoke out on issues related to the controversy surrounding Jennie.
Accodingly, the Paju city government revealed that YG Entertainment has applied for permission to film the schedule. At the same time, they also confirmed that the crew went into the orchard and followed the masking regulations.
We confirmed that the agency submitted an application and consent to the arboretum for filming. So we decided that it was not a private meeting.Local government representative.
Accordingly, the city government will not issue any penalties on this issue either.