Blackpink’s main rapper Jennie has landed in a pool of controversies over her recent social media post. The pandemic has altered the views of people on the everyday routine one follows. Our favourite Korean stars, also, are humans and have to take preventive measures. One of the measures, according to the Korean government, is the prohibition of gathering of a group of more thasn five people; meetings due to work being an exception. Jennie got tangled up in a controversy on the suspicion of violation of the aforementioned ban. On April 14, the idol posted pictures of a visit to an arboretum in Paju, a city in the Gyeonggi Province of South Korea.
Did Blackpink’s Jennie violate ban rules?
Jennie became a target of criticism after her recent post on her Instagram. She was under suspicion of violation of the aforementioned ban. On April 14, the idol posted pictures of a visit to an arboretum in Paju, a city in the Gyeonggi Province of South Korea. More than five people were caught in the picture and ban violation suspicions arose with Netizens accusing her of being irresponsible, especially at a time like this. As the controversy grew, Jennie deleted the picture promptly. However, no explanation had been released at that point. On April 16, the arboretum that Jennie visited revealed it on their blog that she went there for work and not for recreational purposes. They also added that the picture might have been taken after they left the premises entirely.
The blog post also sported a picture of Jennie with the staff that worked with her, further proving hr intention. On April 17, a representative of her agency, YG Entertainment, clarified that their artist was at the arboretum to film content for a video.
IS BLACKPINK GOING TO ATTEND THE MET GALA?
Met Gala has always been the most awaited event of the year. This year, there has been a social media buzz that Blackpink has been invited. Here’s a look at how these rumors started.
Blackpink has managed to make a mark on the industry with their powerful performance over the years. The girl band recently even released their Netflix documentary. Amid their success, people have been wondering if they have been invited to the Met Gala.
As of now, there is no confirmation if Blackpink will be attending the Met Gala. The names of the celebrities who have been invited to the event have not been released yet. Any information you see on the internet about Blackpink being invited to the Met Gala is just rumors, for now. The buzz around Blackpink attending the Met Gala started due to a social media post that has been going around on the internet. The post reads: “The same insider that confirmed the solo music video releases of Blackpink this year, has confirmed that Blackpink will indeed be attending the Met Gala ball this year.”
The post further notes, “planned outfits from the respective brands will follow this year’s theme, ‘American Fashion.’ They have confirmed social distancing guidelines will be observed. This has sparked speculation that one might get to see Blackpink at the event. However, no official confirmation has been made yet.
The post further notes, “planned outfits from the respective brands will follow this year’s theme, ‘American Fashion.’ They have confirmed social distancing guidelines will be observed.
Blackpink dethrones Justin Bieber as the most followed YouTube artist
American singer Justin Bieber is soon to be dethroned by South Korean pop group Blackpink as the most subscribed channel on YouTube. The girl-only band has already surpassed 60 million subscribers on YouTube – second behind the Canadian singer.
The following of the K-pop act is growing fast. The Blackpink agency YG Entertainment said it is the biggest YouTube account based in South Korea. The Baby hitmaker Justin Bieber is ahead of Blackpink in terms of subscribers, but Blackpink may exceed the number any time.
In 2016, Blackpink got off the ground and pulled off amassing more than 17 billion views on the platform. In 2020, they became the most subscribed female artists on YouTube, leaving behind American singer Ariana Grande. With their massive growth, they have gone beyond Eminem, Ed Sheeran, and Marshmello in terms of subscriber count.
Blackpink became the first K-pop band by setting a huge YouTube record of accumulating over 1.5 billion views on their 2018 hit, “Ddu-du Ddu-du.” The song is their first-ever track to chart on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at #55 and has over 1.5 billion views on youtube.
Rosé recently established yet another YouTube record on her own with her debut single, “On The Ground.” The music video of rose’s song has the honour to bag the most YouTube views in 24 hours by a solo K-pop artist, toppling Psy’s 2012 hit, “Gangnam Style” with a healthy margin.