2:22 am - 01/03/2019

King Daniel is more popular than the pope 👑

... at least on Instagram.

Kang Daniel has officially joined Instagram again (@thisisdaniel_k) and shared his first post on Jan 2 at 3pm KST. By 2:35am KST on the next day, he had already reached 1 million followers, meaning he reached the milestone in 11 hours and 35 minutes. Naver now reports that this makes him the fastest account ever on Instagram to reach 1 million followers. The previous record was held by none other than Pope Francis.

sources: @balloon_wanted, naver
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dongsaengkiller 3rd-Jan-2019 03:05 am (UTC)
He is so unbelievably big. And his pics are so cute. Can’t wait to see what numbers he gets when he drops an album.
kyulkyung 3rd-Jan-2019 04:09 am (UTC)
how are all of korea's it girls beautiful goddesses and yet this guy is the #1 it boy.. tired of men and their low effort existence.
henolam 3rd-Jan-2019 05:47 am (UTC)
minho_lover 3rd-Jan-2019 04:31 am (UTC)

i adore daniel so congrats to him!

kcaomei 3rd-Jan-2019 05:20 am (UTC)
i didn't even know the pope had an IG... what could he possibly have to post lmao
sra_interesante 3rd-Jan-2019 05:20 am (UTC)
i swear he was breaking another idol record but ... the pope(?) lol 😅

weneedmedicine 3rd-Jan-2019 05:34 am (UTC)
I keep forgetting that he (and the rest of wanna one) is only irrelevant to me and not everyone else.
krissasaur 3rd-Jan-2019 08:53 am (UTC)
Same. I dont get it. I mean I did actively avoid them cause why invest in something that needs to end so soon, and groups i liked breaking up has scarred me enough, but their popularity is insane. A part of me wishes I had just gave in and stanned, but I think my hearts glad I didn't. Maybe now that its ending I will check out the kids that continue on and maybe old clips.
accioanime 3rd-Jan-2019 05:37 am (UTC)
there's such a huge gap between his popularity and the rest of the members... really makes me wonder how the wanna one boys will bode post-break up.
sjtaazrz 3rd-Jan-2019 05:43 am (UTC)
Kudos to him, I guess.

I assumed he still had his pre-debut IG that kind of got him in trouble on the show, but I guess he got off social media after that and never made a new one until now. He's super popular so this doesn't surprise me.
bubble_monkey9 3rd-Jan-2019 05:50 am (UTC)
Ngl my reaction to him is always arresteddevelopmenther.gif

I don’t get it but I guess he appeals to others
swhyeon1991 3rd-Jan-2019 07:52 am (UTC)
Habemus papam!!
post_dada 3rd-Jan-2019 01:27 pm (UTC)
He deserves it more than the pope.
sweetestbliss1 3rd-Jan-2019 02:42 pm (UTC)
I don't follow Wanna One or Daniel Kang, but does someone want to tell me why he has an English name? I always wondered lol and never bothered to look him up. Was he born in the U.S.? Or is it a religious thing like that one actress Lee Elijah or Choi Daniel?
goshipgurl 3rd-Jan-2019 03:24 pm (UTC)
Iirc he disliked his birth name so she switched to daniel
ohbubbajoan 3rd-Jan-2019 02:53 pm (UTC)
why is he so popular in korea/asia? i knew he was big but not that big lol is he going solo after wanna one?
hilary_faye 3rd-Jan-2019 06:08 pm (UTC)
i'm glad at least i have y'all because while i mean he seems harmless and nice i guess i will literally never understand why people lose their minds over this dude. maybe if he was crazy talented/charismatic or something but even then he's just kinda....there.
goshipgurl 3rd-Jan-2019 06:45 pm (UTC)
i don't understand the negative comments here, he's harmless and cute... but then again some people here have no problem stanning actual problematic dudes so what did i expect

short update, he's now in the guiness world book
torontok 3rd-Jan-2019 08:45 pm (UTC)
MTE. He's not even done anything to warrant this kind of negativity.
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