He lied in an previous submit to followers.
On February 10, 2023, Tremendous Junior‘s Heechul made waves when he appeared on shut pal BJ Choi Goon‘s stay stream. A BJ is a stay streamer by occupation and so they normally cowl many various areas, from dance streams to gaming and even simply informal speak. Heechul and Choi Goon had a “tipsy stay” the place they’d an trustworthy dialog with some drinks.
His usually candid and trustworthy character was additional fueled by the alcohol, and Heechul ended up being a little bit too frank along with his phrases.
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- Heechul: “Again within the day, I attended Choi Goon’s party.”
- Choi Goon: “You’re telling them that?”
- Heechul: “Our Tremendous Junior members have been going to Indonesia for some opening ceremony.”
- Choi Goon: “The Asian Video games or one thing…”
- Heechul: “That is one thing actually unbelievable. I used to be additionally an fool. However I believed that since I used to be near Goon, I needed to go to his occasion. After all, the corporate tried to cease me. They have been like, Heechul, now we have to do the Olympic, no the Asian Video games opening. Do you actually need to go? So then, I hesitated for a bit. However my satisfaction bought damage, and I used to be like, hey, I’m going to only congratulate Choi Goon on his birthday and eat with him. Is that so improper? I assume the benefit of SM is that they have been similar to, properly, okay, we don’t know who he’s, however simply go. Then simply as quickly as I went and celebrated, an article got here out. For actual. It was like Tremendous Junior members have been working onerous for the ceremony however Heechul was off at a celebration.”
The matter grew to become a difficulty of because it was belatedly discovered that Heechul had claimed to have been sick throughout that point. Based on Korean media articles dated again to 2018, Heechul had posted on his social media, apologizing to followers for lacking out on the ceremony resulting from illness.
However, Tremendous Junior member Kim Heechul couldn’t attend the 2018 Jakarta Asian Video games resulting from well being points. He posted on his Instagram on the 2nd, expressing his regrets about not being there, saying, “I’ll get wholesome quickly. You guys must be wholesome too. Let’s meet wholesome.” That day, via a stay stream, he let it’s identified that the explanation for his nonattendance was that he “can’t go on lengthy aircraft rides in the interim” resulting from well being points.
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Different media articles additionally state that SM Leisure had publicly acknowledged the explanation for his absence as sickness again in 2018.
Many netizens have been upset on the careless method Heechul spoke in regards to the matter. Heechul had been bragging about his firm, claiming that “even when they have been making an attempt to dissuade me, they nonetheless let me out of the scheduled occasion.” Regardless of his intentions of desirous to each reward the corporate and appear to be a free soul, netizens have been disillusioned in his perspective, criticizing him for “irresponsibility in direction of official schedules and followers.”
Others have been involved that “different artists could be affected by this as at any time when somebody is unable to attend a schedule resulting from alleged illness, followers will simply surprise in the event that they have been mendacity.”
A take a look at Choi Goon’s stay stream video from his party in 2018 additionally confirmed Kim Heechul making a quick look.
For the reason that notorious stay stream, neither SM Leisure nor Heechul has spoken up on the matter.