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Posted by beansss 29 days ago

Netizens mourn & pray for a fan of BLACKPINK's Rosé, who was killed in the Myanmar protests hours before her solo debut

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It's been reported that back on March 12, at least 12 civilians were killed in the ongoing sit-in protests in Myanmar by those opposing the nation's military coup. 

Then, on Twitter, fans came together to share the sorrowful news that one of the victims was a K-Pop fan. A 19-year old university student, Lin Htet was a huge fan of BLACKPINK's Rosé, according to fans. He was very excited about Rosé's solo debut and had saved up money to order a copy of her 1st single album.

Many fans were moved to tears after finding out that Lin Htet was killed just hours before Rosé released her 1st single album '-R-' and the full MV for her title track, "On The Ground". 

The news has also reached K-netizens via online communities, who also expressed their condolences and sent over prayers to Myanmar. 

"He must have been looking forward to her solo debut so much..."
"I pray that he's in a better place and that he's happy."
"Heol, my heart cries for this... The day before her solo debut..."
"This is so so so sad and heartbreaking..."
"So sad to hear this. Rest in peace."
"Oh no... I can't even express in words how terrible this is."
"The last photo... someone played her song at the funeral..."
"South Korea supports Myanmar's protesters TT."
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kagayakugucci
kagayakugucci7,154 pts 29 days ago 11
29 days ago

Imagine being a young person who gets killed in a fight to defend democracy in your country only for some kpop website to put out an article with an accent on how that made you miss Rose's solo. Imagine some kpop fans on twitter talking about your tragic death and then writing hashtag blackpinkrose.

"Kagayakugucci was so brave in her fight against dictatorship! A true Carat!" Unreal.

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Yuckfire
Yuckfire322 pts 29 days ago 0
29 days ago

Remember, everyone, freedom isn't free.

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