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ATEEZ’s Hongjoong And Seonghwa Delete Posts That includes Starbucks Merchandise

Followers have continued efforts to tell idols about boycotted manufacturers.

ATEEZ‘s Hongjoong and Seonghwa not too long ago responded to followers’ efforts to tell them of the unintentional promotion of a Palestine-related boycott model.

ATEEZ’s Seongwha (left) and Hongjoong (proper) | @ateez_official_/Instagram

Following the worldwide focus positioned on the humanitarian difficulty within the Gaza Strip, the Palestinian BDS Nationwide Committee shared a listing of manufacturers to boycott, putting them in classes.


Many manufacturers cited as being boycotted on social media will not be a part of precise BDS boycott targets however have since been included as natural targets.

The BDS motion didn’t provoke these grassroots boycott campaigns however is in assist of them on account of these manufacturers overtly supporting Israel’s genocide towards Palestinians.

— BDS on natural boycott targets

Starbucks and McDonald’s are two of those natural boycott targets and have been on the entrance of social media inspired lists. K-Pop idols’ intentional and unintentional promotions of the manufacturers have been met with stress from followers.

Not too long ago, ATEEZ’s Hongjoong shared a photograph set on the group’s official Instagram account that contained an image of himself holding a Starbucks cup above his head, its brand seen.

| @ateez_official_/Instagram

Followers set out on campaigns to tell the group in regards to the unintentional promotion of the model, requesting that KQ Leisure not buy merchandise from Starbucks and commenting on the picture set immediately.

Not lengthy after, the picture was faraway from the submit.

Along with this occasion, a submit that Seonghwa made on KQ’s social media platform, TOKTOQ, that includes a specialty cake from Starbucks was additionally eliminated.

Seongwha’s submit on TOKTOQ. | TOKTOQ
Seonghwa’s latest posts not comprise the photographs of the Starbucks cake. | TOKTOQ

Followers expressed gratitude to the artists for taking their considerations severely.

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