Fans of the male idol group JYJ (Jaejoong Kim, Yuchun Park, Junsu Kim) are drawing people’s attention by their unique way of encouragement for election.
The 18th President Election is ongoing on DEC 19 (today) and JYJ fans’ are uploading their proof of vote voluntarily this time too, like they did in April’s election of members of National Assembly.
Especially, fans are uploading their proof-of-vote with the phrase “JYJ goes to TV , We go to the Polls” together. It is known that they encouraging people to participate in vote as well as urging JYJ’s enter TV broadcasting.
Beforehand, JYJ and SM Entertainment finished their legal dispute on 28th last month after 3 years and 4 months’ debate. All contracts between them were finished as of July 31st, 2009, the date of the application for an injunction. After this, public’s attention is now focused on the possibilities of JYJ’s expanded activities in the future.
Jaejoong Kim also tweeted, “It’s cold and everyone’s busy, but Please visit the polls and exercise your rights as people in this country if there is a candidate who has vision for your ideal future”.
[NEWS] 121219 Fans Vote in the Presidential Election with JYJ in Mind
Replaying what happened during the National Assembly elections in April, JYJ fans have gathered together again to cast their votes for the next President of South Korea, while thinking about JYJ.
On December 19, after making their votes count, JYJ fans uploaded proof shots online, by posing in front of signs of the ballot offices while holding up pictures of JYJ.
What stood out from some of these photos is that it had the slogan, “JYJ to Broadcast, Us to the Polls.” JYJ has been barred from appearing on broadcasts due to the lawsuit with SM Entertainment. However, with the lawsuit now ended, fans are hoping the group will be allowed on television again.
Meanwhile, on December 18, Kim Jae Joong encouraged his fans to vote by tweeting, “If you have an ideal future in mind or a candidate you find suitable for the position, even if it’s cold or you’re busy, do your duty as a citizen and exercise your right.”