CNBLUE Lee JongHyun has been recently under pressure to leave his respective group recently. The petition raised by international fans “BOICES” and fan bases around the world. The petition which reached a rapid swell of 2000 signatories within in less than 24hrs has again swelled further to almost 5000 signatories. International fan bases are making their case for removal in the hope that with the removal of Lee JongHyun that it would secure a successful career post departure for CNBLUE.
This is against some fan bases based in some Asian countries asking for international and Korean based fans to be forgiving towards Lee JongHyun.
This scandal has also claimed members of other groups being – Big Bang, Highlight and FT island. Fans of these respective groups call for equal treatment as members of these groups had left due to association with the scandal unlike Lee JongHyun.