TWICE member Chaeyoung has sparked outrage for an additional controversial wardrobe alternative, this time involving a Nazi swastika.
Only a day after receiving backlash for sporting a T-shirt related to far-right conspiracy group QAnon, the Ok-pop star posted a photograph on Instagram by which she may very well be seen sporting a T-shirt with a picture of a person sporting a swastika-emblazoned shirt.
The person within the picture is Sid Vicious, the bassist for well-known Nineteen Seventies English punk band Intercourse Pistols. Vicious was recognized to put on garments with controversial imagery, akin to pornography or Nazi symbols, to incite outrage from onlookers. The musician wore the inverted swastika on a number of events close to the top of his life, even selecting to put on it within the movie “The Nice Rock ‘N’ Roll Swindle,” a mockumentary in regards to the band’s rise to fame.
Ok-pop followers have expressed outrage on-line, with some accusing the trade of anti-semitism.
Anti-semetism in kpop is method too ignored. Chaeyoung sporting a q-anon AND a nazi shirt two days in a row, BOTH BEING ANTI SEMETIC, STOP hiding this and thoughts you these her OWN garments pic.twitter.com/YMYcUFgTiT
— nar (@nrknation) March 21, 2023
im uninterested in kpop followers as a result of why am i seeing individuals attempting to cowl up the truth that chaeyoung posted a photograph of herself sporting a shirt with a swastika on it TODAY pic.twitter.com/xCYlpNaBkT
— cam !! (@iQuackbur) March 21, 2023
Chaeyoung on the on-line 4chan anti semitic anti-black shirt retailer pic.twitter.com/ZhpCWwKGR8
— 🌹 (@rozayfairy) March 21, 2023
Chaeyoung has since eliminated the Instagram submit and changed it with an apology.
“I sincerely apologize relating to the Instagram submit,” the apology reads. “I didn’t accurately acknowledge the that means of the tilted swastika within the t-shirt I wore.”
“I deeply apologize for not totally reviewing it, inflicting concern. I’ll pay absolute consideration sooner or later to forestall any scenario related from occurring once more.”
Notably, neither Chaeyoung nor TWICE‘s label, JYP Leisure, have launched an announcement relating to the QAnon shirt controversy.
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