On January 11, former DAY6's Jae streamed live in order to address his recent statement that caused a stir among K-pop fans all over the world. He recently faced criticism after blurting out during his previous livestream, "Okay, now that I'm not in K-Pop anymore, I could say this: Why Jamie tryin' to be a thot?" Many netizens heavily criticized Jae for using a derogatory term against the female singer. In addition, Jamie herself took to her Twitter to speak up on the issue by stating, "I hate that we as women have to be subjected to mens' humor to appease incels on the Internet period."
Following his backlash, Jae released a statement of apology. Jae then took to his livestream to share his thoughts on his recent words. Jae acknowledged that what he did was "distasteful" and that it must have disappointed many of his fans. Further, he revealed that he has apologized directly to Jamie.
Watch the clip from his livestream below:
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Former DAY6's Jae turns on live broadcast again following controversy + admits his statement about Jamie was 'distasteful'
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