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Posted by Yaki-Jones Saturday, March 12, 2022

Netizens attempt to hunt down celebrities who voted for conservative candidate Yoon Suk Yeol

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After conservative presidential candidate Yoon Suk Yeol was elected as the next South Korean President, some netizens are trying to hunt down celebrities who voted for him. 

Recently across the Internet communities who support Democratic Party presidential candidate Lee Jae Myung, there has been a movement trying to hunt down celebrities who voted for him. 

These netizens claimed idols including Jeon So Mi, EXID's Hani, Girls' Generation's Taeyeon, TWICE's Nayeon, Super Junior's Heechul, and MONSTA X's Minhyuk voted for Yoon Suk Yeol and shared 'the list' across various online communities.

 

However, their claims are rather unfounded as the evidence is entirely circumstantial. For instance, Jeon So Mi was accused because she used a red background on her Instagram story on the election day. Nayeon was mentioned because she used a red balloon emoji and Minhyuk was mentioned because he used a red heart emoji on the election day. Because the color red is the color representing Yoon Suk Yeol's party, these netizens claimed the aforementioned idols alluded to the fact that they have in fact voted for him. 

Because secret ballot is part of the four principles of voting in Korea, there is no way to verify these claims unless the celebrities themselves publicly support a certain candidate. But given how sensitive and divided political topics are, idols have no incentive to do so as popularity is crucial for them. 

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taichou_san
taichou_san3,877 pts Saturday, March 12, 2022 5
Saturday, March 12, 2022

dafuq? its up to them who they gonna vote...why wanna hunt them these idiot knetz???? ITS FREEDOM WHO THEY GONNA VOTE...

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DottieX
DottieX333 pts Saturday, March 12, 2022 0
Saturday, March 12, 2022

Sweet Jesus🤦‍♀️

Sometimes I wish I had as much free time as the netizens who have time to make a circus out of everything.

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