10:39 pm - 01/15/2013

Eunhyuk gets flak for his latest joke on Strong Heart

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Another guest on Strong Heart was talking about his search ranking for some event in 2009 and Eunhyuk chimed in to add, "My rank was #235 at the time. Although now, I'm sure it's gotten up much more." The MCs asked, "I wonder why?"

1. [+639, -80] Do you not have a brain? Think before you speak;

2. [+565, -68] What an idiot

3. [+560, -80] You trash, you really have nothing other to use for the show than that?

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Source: Newsen via Nate Netizen Buzz AKP
What do you guys think?
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queenbratinella 16th-Jan-2013 04:13 am (UTC)
Why exactly SHOULDN'T Eunhyuk get away from this scandal without a dent to his image, hmm? Did he post that incriminating photo on his Twitter? Did his company give out a press release that, while COULD be true, rather infuriated the Korean public/netizens more because 'visiting the sick'? Really?!

Did he ever deny his adoration for IU and mislead his fans in any way into thinking otherwise? The fact that the only ones really shocked about them dating was IU's fans while Korean ELF were just 'oh crap, why did it have to be revealed this way >.<' says a lot.

Yes it's questionable that he acknowledges the scandal in such a way, but if your private affairs are revealed to the public in that manner without your control nor consent, wouldn't you be mad too? He's never insulted IU and has always been supportive of her in the past, even before she became 'nation's little sister' and was this little girl with a guitar singing acoustic versions of popular hits. I can't help but raise my eyebrows at people saying that IU did nothing wrong and is undeserving of hate, yet they dish it out at Eunhyuk when he's also trying to move on from the scandal as well.
stephantasm 16th-Jan-2013 04:21 am (UTC)
...People think that it's tacky to joke about something that the other party is still feeling the impact of. She got the brunt of the hate from ELF and her own creepy fans and some other ppl in the general public. Just like almost every other hetero sex scandal, the girl gets the brunt of the vitriol while ppl love to joke about the dude having sex. Bill Clinton can joke about his scandal while we haven't seen Monica in years and the way her name was dragged, I'm sure she can't joke about something that basically ruined her life. I'm not saying this ruined IU's life but her "pure" image was tarnished while no one expects "purity" from even 15 year old dude, none the less a damn-near 30 year old.
realme21 16th-Jan-2013 04:21 am (UTC)
Did he even mention it though? People always ASSUME THINGS.
We all do. It's a bad habit.
bolingi_aii 16th-Jan-2013 04:23 am (UTC)
"Eunhyuk chimed in to add, "My rank was #235 at the time. Although now, I'm sure it's gotten up much more."

A.Read between the lines
B.Context clues
C.Common sense
runandtelldat 16th-Jan-2013 04:22 am (UTC)
This tacky bitch.
jasmineakaiumi 16th-Jan-2013 04:22 am (UTC)
My close friend's producer boyfriend said she uploaded it to get revenge since he cheated on her with Suzy haha idk
chikage_chan 16th-Jan-2013 04:40 am (UTC)
Now that's some good gossip! Why can't we get more of these for the Omona blind items posts? lol XD

But if there's any truth to it, cheating on your gf with her best friend is such a messed up thing to do, imo...
deeinanutshell 16th-Jan-2013 04:22 am (UTC)
Finally netizen see the light.
I swear Hyuk's entire existence is defined by "desperate".
bolingi_aii 16th-Jan-2013 04:25 am (UTC)
and now Trash :)
bolingi_aii 16th-Jan-2013 04:28 am (UTC)
I don't see how people are trying to act as if I.U and Eunhyuk received the same level of criticism and treatment for this scandal. The fact that he's even allowed to makes jokes and allude to the scandal in a flippant manner when I.U has pretty gone into hiding shows how much more she was affected. Lets not try and pretend that him being a male and her being a female is the number reason for the unequal treatment. How cute that his ranking went up because of this and I.U's image was damaged. If youre not bearing full or equal responsibility not make slick comments.
flumes 16th-Jan-2013 04:32 am (UTC)
lol sexism doesnt exist or something
flumes 16th-Jan-2013 04:32 am (UTC)
he sucks and all the fans in this post r weird like of all ppl

also if u dont understand that she got a bunch of shit for this bc she's a girl welllllllll bless ur heart
xalexandriam 16th-Jan-2013 04:37 am (UTC)
but he got shit for it too :((((
unicornios 16th-Jan-2013 04:44 am (UTC)
Oh Hyuk, just shut the fuck up bro.
b1gay4 16th-Jan-2013 05:09 am (UTC)
and 99% of the rest of suju
dreaminginside 16th-Jan-2013 04:59 am (UTC)
I think everyone needs a few calming breaths here

Also there should be some drinking game for every time a netizen uses 'trash'
boba_holic 16th-Jan-2013 05:02 am (UTC)
Eh, it's kind of hard to make a judgement without seeing the video, but nonetheless he should refrain from any IU jokes considering how much crap she's gotten :/ I feel so bad for the girl.
sergel02 16th-Jan-2013 05:03 am (UTC)
At first I was confused about the hate from those netizens, and then I kept reading and remembered IU. While i think the whole thing is stupid and silly, it was in poor taste imo to talk about the scandal. Both got flack for it, but I think IU certainly got more, or at least her's is more damning. Joking can diminish the magnitude of something, but in this case the one most affected should have made the joke (i.e. IU), and it's too soon for her probably. If you want something to go away, probably best to not talk about it (tho being honest would have been appreciated probably).

Won't call him trash or other names though. Doesn't really solve much now does it? Person has to be pretty low for me to call them that, but that's me.

Edited at 2013-01-16 05:04 am (UTC)
boba_holic 16th-Jan-2013 05:08 am (UTC)
Mhmm, ia with this comment. I feel like more of the anger should be directed at society as a whole for making IU go through so much shit, rather than Eunhyuk's tacky little joke.
b1gay4 16th-Jan-2013 05:08 am (UTC)
why is anyone surprised when evr1 knows suju is a bunch of assholes -2 of them
izabera 16th-Jan-2013 12:12 pm (UTC)
meh, it's Shindong, Leeteuk and Eunhyuk who are the real assholes
Yesung and Siwon are borderline cases

the others are OK, even Kangin can be considered redeemed after going to the army
af_fx_tion 16th-Jan-2013 05:15 am (UTC)
~*~*~yay for male privilege~*~*~ where Eunhyuk can joke about the photo while IU has been practically MIA ever since the scandal broke out.

stay classy, eunhyuk.
bolingi_aii 16th-Jan-2013 05:18 am (UTC)
exactly! like how are these fans ignoring this every telling reaction.
b1gay4 every single elf/hyukjae defender in this post16th-Jan-2013 05:16 am (UTC)
sjuminuter Re: every single elf/hyukjae defender in this post16th-Jan-2013 03:43 pm (UTC)
ia sehun
tempestdance 16th-Jan-2013 05:32 am (UTC)
I see a lot of comments about how Eunhyuk gets to go on with his life scot-free while IU is still hiding from the public. She's still on TV like Inkigayo every week like nothing happened. What would happen if IU took Eunhyuk's approach and also made a joke out of it? Of course there is male previlege still, but Loen didn't even try defying the norm by admitting the incident and tried to sweep up the issue under the carpet. It's 2013 - maybe she'll still be slut-shamed, and that we can frown on, but she certainly won't be another Baek Ji Young.
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