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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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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 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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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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GOT7 News & Updates: Mark Speaks of ‘Disappointment’, Adds ‘As Long As We Have Our Fans, It’s All Okay’

GOT7 News & Updates: Mark Speaks of 'Disappointment'

In their recent fan meeting, GOT7’s Mark shared his feelings regarding their most recent comeback. He thanked the fans who were there for the group through thick and thin. According to Koreaboo , GOT7 held a fan meeting to celebrate their recent comeback with their latest addition to the “Flight Log” series, “Flight Log: Arrival.” The fan meeting was also streamed online. On one part of the meeting, Mark took a few moments to express his gratefulness to all the fans. At one point of his speech, he compared GOT7 along with the other successful groups under their agency, JYP Entertainment. Mark said that in every album they release, he and the rest of GOT7 members would always set their expectations high. But compared to their other label-mates, their achievements are almost insignificant. Mark expressed that he and the rest of GOT7 are really not concerned about it. He stated that because of the fans, they are still able to make new music and are still able to stand on stage. Ultimately, he realized that as long as GOT7 has their fans, all is well. With his statement, fans have reacted to Mark’s disappointment through their Twitter accounts. One fan

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GOT7’s ‘Flight Log: Arrival’ Tops iTunes Charts in Asia: Makes Its Way Into Sweden, Finland, & Norway

GOT7's 'Flight Log: Arrival' Tops iTunes Charts in Asia: Makes Its Way Into Sweden

GOT7 has made a successful comeback. Their newest album “Flight Log: Arrival” has peaked across numerous global iTunes charts. On March 13, GOT7 has officially made their comeback with the release of their newest album “Flight Log: Arrival”. According to Soompi , the album rapidly rose up to the first spot of iTunes charts in six countries, namely: Philippines, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia. GOT7’s newest album rose to the second spot in Singapore and Taiwan. “Flight Log: Arrival” took the third spot in Macau. GOT7’s “Flight Log: Arrival’s” success was not limited in the Asian countries though, as it also made its way into Europe and America. The album took second place in the iTunes charts in Finland and Norway, and the fourth spot in Sweden. GOT7’s newest album also ranked fifth in the United States. Earlier to its release, “Flight Log: Arrival” already sold 220,000 pre-order units. GOT7’s newest album made the first place in Korea’s Hanteo chart within the first week of its release. GOT7’s “Flight Log: Arrival” contained 8 tracks, including “Shopping Mall”, “Paradise”, “Sign”, and “Q” to name a few. The album’s title track is “Never Ever” which also had its music video

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Jackson Collapses During GOT7 Fan Meeting, #GetWellSoonJackson Trends Worldwide

Jackson Collapses During GOT7 Fan Meeting

Member Jackson suddenly got sick during GOT7’s fan meeting on Saturday, March 11. JYP Entertainment then released a statement the next day regarding Jackson’s current state of health. On Saturday, Jackson and the entire members of GOT7 held their “Excursion with GOT7” fan meeting in Seoul. Suddenly, member Jackson got sick. According to All Kpop , witnesses on the event reported that the “Excursion with GOT7” fan meeting kicked-off well with members in their best, cheerful mood. But apparently at one point during the fan meeting, Jackson suddenly vomited in front of the fans. Jackson also fell off of his chair and was even unconscious for a short while. Also according to eyewitnesses, Jackson still wanted to proceed with the fan meeting – but was instead sent to the nearest hospital. After what happened, fans took on to twitter to wish Jackson the best. The hashtag “#GetWellSoonJackson” even trended worldwide with 92.8K Tweets. JYP Entertainment then released a statement on Sunday, March 12. The agency clarified that Jackson is resting and is doing well at the moment. “Jackson suddenly got unwell during the GOT7 fanmeeting on the 11th in Korea. We decided that he was unfit to go on, so

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Tickets For GOT7 Global Fan Meeting in Australia Go On Sale Starting Feb. 25

Tickets For GOT7 Global Fan Meeting in Australia Go On Sale Starting Feb. 25

Australian fans of boy band GOT7 will finally get a chance to see Kpop idols perform live when they make a stop in Sydney for their “GOT7 Global Fan Meeting 2017.” Starting February 25, tickets will start to go on sale for their shows in Sydney and Brisbane while tickets for Melbourne will sell a day later. According to a report by Officially KMusic , GOT7 will be performing in Luna Park, Big Top in Sydney on April 20. They will have a show the following night in Royal International Convention Centre in Brisbane. They will have a one night interval before their final stop at Melbourne’s The Plenary MCEC on April 23. Fans of Jaebum, Mark, Jackson, Jinyoung, Youngjae, Bambam, and Yugyeom will be glad to know that tickets for the Sydney show will go on sale on February 25 at 5 pm. Gold tickets cost $273 AUD and will include an opportunity for a group photo with GOT7. Silver ticket holders will have to shell out $193 AUD for a free standing zone spot while bronze ticket holders will have assigned seats and each ticket would cost $143 AUD. Brisbane tickets will also go on sale on February

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GOT7’s Jackson In Talks For ‘Infinity Challenge’

GOT7’s Jackson In Talks For ‘Infinity Challenge’

GOT7’s Jackson might be the next idol to be a member of MBC’s “Infinity Challenge”. Many rumors are surfacing that the variety star is in talks to become a member of the variety “Infinity Challenge”. Good news for GOT7 fans! Rumors are circulating that GOT7’s Jackson might be the next “Infinity Challenge” member after Kwanghee enlists. According to Allkpop , there are many reports going around that GOT7’s Jackson may be replacing Kwanghee on “Infinity Challenge”. Since Kwanghee is going to the military for his 2-year mandatory service, “Infinity Challenge” needs a new member. There are photos going around on Twitter. The photo has Kwanghee and Jackson it in talking to each other. SBS Pop Asia has reported that there is a big possibility of Jackson replacing Kwanghee after the photos surfaced.  

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