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GOT7’s Jackson Receives Hate Internationally For Racist Pepsi Ad?

GOT7's Jackson Receives Hate Internationally For Racist Pepsi Ad?

International fans have become completely heated due to a recent advertisment for ‘Pepsi’ involving GOT7 member Jackson Wang. The bothersome image (which is shown above) is sparking international controversy due to Jackson donning dreadlocks. Many fans feel it is negative culture appropriation and another mockery of black culture coming from Koreans, yet again.  After witnessing the outrage from fans for himself, Jackson replied via Instagram with the following message, ” I don’t think I’m the only one doing this and if people are gonna point fingers at this, so be it…haters gon hate. I have all my respect and love for all RACE. But if you think this whole thing is disrespecting or mock a race, I’m really sorry but you are on the wrong page. I made this decision because I was too in love with the culture. No matter if it’s music wise, people, background or anything, and I truly respect it with my heart. It’s a complete misunderstanding. ”      Many fans are responding both negatively and positively to his comments. The advertisement sparked up enough controversy that even American artist Ben Baller commented on the hot issue stating, ” I am a supporter 10000% behind

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TWICE’s Dahyun Fills Jinyoung’s Spot As MC On ‘Inkigayo’

TWICE's Dahyun Fills Jinyoung's Spot As MC On 'Inkigayo'

Dahyun of TWICE will be replacing GOT7’s Jinyoung as special host for the May 22 episode of “Inkigayo”. This is only for a short while though. As reported by All Kpop , TWICE’s Dahyun is set to replace GOT7’s Jinyoung for a short while as “Inkigayo’s” MC. Multiple MCs have already substituted for Jinyoung. Jinyoung has been very busy recently with GOT7’s Japanese promotion. The group is currently gearing up for their “GOT7 Japan Tour 2017 Showcase”. Catch TWICE’s Dahyun as “Inkigayo’s” special MC on May 22 at 12:10 KST. TWICE is also set to perform on the same episode. Meanwhile, TWICE recently made their comeback with “Signal”. This is the girl group’s fourth mini album to date. Unfortunately, it was not received that well by TWICE’s fans and netizens. This is despite the fact that the title track “Signal” achieved an all-kill status in most Korean music charts. As previously reported by KpopStarz , netizens and TWICE fans stated their disbelief on online communities. Negative comments can also be seen in the comment section of the song’s music video. Most of the top rated comments stated that the song “sucks”. Other TWICE fans commented that they should have just

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Ahn Hyo Seop Shares How He Almost Debuted With GOT7

Ahn Hyo Seop Shares How He Almost Debuted With GOT7

Ahn Hyo Seop was invited as a guest star on KBS “Happy Together”. The actor revealed some pretty interesting things about his early life as a rookie actor, including how he almost ended up being one of GOT7’s members. The hosts of “Happy Together” mentioned that Ahn Hyo Seop was a trainee at a famous agency. According to Soompi , Ahn Hyo Seop spent his two years after studying abroad to train with an idol group and prepare to debut with it. It turns out, the group Ahn Hyo Seop trained with was what everyone knows now as GOT7. Park Myung Soo challenged the “Entertainer” actor to sing, to test him what his 2-year-training has given him. Ahn Hyo Seop sang Lee Mon Sae’s hit song “In The Rain”, which the hosts think he imitated the singing technique of Park Jin Young, JYP Entertainment’s executive. However, when asked if Park Jin Young has given him a piece of advice in performance, Ahn Hyo Seop stated that he’s never met him. Ahn Hyo Seop was offered to join JYP Entertainment when he was still a student in Canada. He said that a mysterious number called him wanting to meet. Later he

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Youngjae Cancels All Promotions Indefinitely With GOT7 To Recover From His Spine Injury

Youngjae Cancels All Promotions Indefinitely With GOT7 To Recover From His Spine Injury

  On Wednesday, April 19, GOT7’s Youngjae was hurried to the hospital due to an injury. Youngjae is to cease all activities until he recovers. According to Koreaboo , Youngjae’s injury was to his back. As a result, the GOT7 member will unfortunately not be able to attend the group’s ” GOT7 GLOBAL FANMEETING IN AUSTRALIA 2017 “. JYP Entertainment then released a statement the same day. “Due to health concerns, Youngjae will not participate in GOT7 GLOBAL FANMEETING IN AUSTRALIA 2017 on April 20, 21, 23, and 42,” said JYP Entertainment. The agency added that Youngjae is currently being treated. “Considering Yooungjae’s health status, it is difficult for him to participate in the Australia fan meetings, and therefore he decided not to attend,” added the agency. JYP Entertainment also added how important Youngjae’s health is and that it is their top most priority at the moment. JYP Entertainment wrapped up their statement by apologizing to the fans who has been anticipating to see Youngjae in personal. Youngjae has also cancelled all his other personal activities as well. This is actually the third time Youngjae has missed out on the group’s promotions and activities. According to What The K-pop ,

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Jinyoung Rates The Possibility of Co-GOT7 Members Meeting His Younger Female Sibling on ‘1theK’

Jinyoung Rates The Possibility of Co-GOT7 Members Meeting His Younger Female Sibling on '1theK'

  GOT7 members recently appeared on an episode of “1theK”. The members were featured in the show’s “Ask In A Box” segment where the fans get to ask questions to the K-pop idols. GOT7’s Jinyoung was asked whether which member of the group he would choose to meet her younger sister. But instead of choosing just one, Jinyoung opted to rate the possibility of each member meeting his sister. Jinyoung gave co-member Mark a rate of 70% possibility of meeting his younger sister. It is because Mark goes home early in their dormitory. Jinyoung took the 30% however, because would be too shy to talk. Jinyoung rated co-member Youngjae next, giving him 60% possibility of meeting his female sibling. Jinyoung jokingly said how Youngjae would be treating her well but he would be training his voice in front of her the whole time. GOT7’s JB was then rated by Jinyoung next, also giving him 60% possibility. Jinyoung even complimented JB, saying that JB is a real chic that’s why his sister would like him. GOT7’7’s BamBam was given a low percentage of 30. However, Jinyoung took it back and gave him 70% possibility of meeting his young sister. “BamBam likes

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GOT7 Tops Hanteo Album Sales Charts For ‘Flight Log: Arrival’!

GOT7 Tops Hanteo Album Sales Charts For 'Flight Log: Arrival'!

  GOT7’s blessings just keep on coming! The boy band album “Flight Log: Arrival” has reached the number one spot on the monthly album charts on Hanteo for the month of March. According to All Kpop , the number of pre-orders for GOT7’s “Flight Log: Arrival” reached 220,000 copies. Within the first week of the album’s release, GOT7 sold almost 160,000 copies of their album. GOT7’s first week of sales was also the 3 rd highest in Hanteo’s history. Combine all of that numbers, and GOT7 claims the No. 1 spot on Hanteo’s monthly album sales. Also, GOT7’s music video for “Just Right” just achieved 1 million likes on YouTube. “Just Right” belonged to GOT7’s 6-track EP of the same name released on July 2015. The music video also achieved 100 million views on YouTube earlier this year in February, making it GOT7’s first ever major feat. GOT7 also rapidly rose up to global iTunes chart just a few days after releasing “Flight Log: Arrival” in March 13. As previously reported , “Flight Log: Arrival” peaked iTunes albums charts not just in Asia, but in some European countries as well. GOT7 ranked first in the iTunes charts in Indonesia, Malaysia,

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GOT7 News & Updates: GOT7 Members Reveal That ‘Stress’ Got Jackson Ill On ‘M Countdown’, Is GOT7’s Jackson Back?

GOT7 News & Updates: GOT7 Members Reveal That 'Stress' Got Jackson Ill On 'M Countdown'

  GOT7 performed their newest song “Never Ever” on Mnet’s “M Countdown” on Friday, March 24. Unfortunately, member Jackson was still not with the group due to his sickness. But what really got GOT7’s Jackson?  According to Koreaboo , members reveal that Jackson falling ill was because of extreme stress. They also revealed that Jackson was showing signs of anemia. As previously reported , Jackson suddenly fell ill during the group’s “Excursion with GOT7” fan meeting on March 11. The fan meeting started off very well, and members were in their best mood when Jackson suddenly vomited. Eyewitnesses even stated that the poor member fell off of his chair and became unconscious for a short while. Jackson was immediately sent to the hospital. The next day, GOT7’s agency JYP Entertainment released a statement regarding Jackson’s status. JYP Entertainment had decided on March 12 that member Jackson was to stop all his participation for GOT7’s promotions for their latest album “Never Ever”. The agency also stated that they put their talent’s health first before anything else. JYP Entertainment also added that Jackson will be rejoining GOT7 on March 19, but it never happened. The agency stated that Jackson’s doctor insisted that

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The Real Health Status Of GOT7’s Jackson Unveiled

The Real Health Status Of GOT7's Jackson Unveiled

Recently, JYP Entertainment, the company agency of GOT7, has recently sent out a public statement regarding the health condition of Jackson, a member of the boy group. The statement was posted last March 20 in the fan café of GOT7. The statement says that the supposed break of Jackson was only scheduled until March 19. However due to some reason, the break would be extended once more. This is then seen as the cause as to why he didn’t appear in the schedule which he had last March 20. The company then asks for apology for not having to publicize the statement earlier, as it says that it was impossible for them to tell the public in advance due to the nature of the event. According to Soompi , JYP Entertainment says that it will tell the fans as soon as there is an official confirmation as to when GOT7’s Jackson will return. The statement ends in another apology, as the company says sorry to the disappointed fans. It is reported that the cause of the extended break is due to the needed rest and recovery of Jackson. The very first time that Jackson posed a threat to his health

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Mark of GOT7 Confirmed To Join ‘Law Of The Jungle’ In New Zealand

Mark of GOT7 Confirmed To Join ‘Law Of The Jungle’ In New Zealand

Mark of GOT7 reportedly has been confirmed to appear on “Law of the Jungle” in New Zealand. In Mar. 20, the producer of the show stated that it is true the GOT7 member is proceeding to New Zealand. But whether he will be joining the show early or late has not been decided yet. In addition to Mark, TV personality Lee Kyung Kyu, After School’s Uee, SISTAR’s Soyou, and Apink’s Jung Eun Ji are also joining as part of the team. The cast of the show, according to Soompi , will head to New Zealand later this month and will be filming for the airing of the show scheduled in May after “Law of the Jungle” in Sumatra ends. Mark has decided to join the “Law of the Jungle” team, though he is currently performing on his new mini album “FLIGHT LOG: ARRIVAL.” GOT7 had a comeback on Mar. 13   with their new album and are currently doing stage performances. Mark said that his decision was final. Apparently, his friendship with the producer of the program made him decide as a member of the team without hesitation. Mark’s fans were delighted to hear the news because they can see

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GOT7’s Jackson Extends Rest Period Following His Worsening Health

GOT7’s Jackson Extends Rest Period Following His Worsening Health

Bad news for all GOT7 fans out there. Jackson, who has been resting for almost 10 days, recently confirmed that he won’t be able to perform with his group due to his health issues. The idol was supposed to be returning after Mar. 19 , but his condition has forced him to extend his rest period until further notice. JYP Entertainment has issued an official statement regarding Jackson’s health. The agency’s representation has confirmed that Jackson won’t be performing with GOT7 for their remaining schedules this month. According to Allkpop , Jackson is focusing on recovering from his illness and he as well apologized to fans who are getting worried about his condition. JYP Entertainment promises to announce soon once Jackson recovers. Jackson collapsed at GOT7 fan meeting on Mar. 11. According to Soompi , the idol looked pale and coughed on stage while performing with his group. A fan even claimed that he saw Jackson throwing up when he was off stage. Due to his health issue, Jackson wasn’t able to join the after-show event, where the GOT7 boys were supposed to meet fans up close. However, Jackson managed to join the signing session although he couldn’t hold himself

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