Kpop

Rumor Alert: Is Kris Leaving EXO?

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Twitter exploded on May 14th with the rumor that Kris from the popular boy band EXO is suing SM Entertainment and leaving the group. The only source of this information has been from the Chinese news website Sina.

Needless to say, the internet freaked out and Kpop fans don’t know what to believe.

Here’s a summary that one fan posted based off of the Sina article.

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There was a downpour of fan reactions to this rumor, the majority demanding that this was false information.

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Here is a sampling of tweets I’ve found reacting to the situation.

I do not know if any of the posts are true. Please read them as tweets that were posted, not facts.

Reaction #1: Support

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#WeBelieveInYouKris also started growing in popularity

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Reaction #2: Sina Actually Meant “Chris” not “Kris”

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Everything stated to mash together until you get things like:

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The Following Consensus Has Emerged

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Apparently, SM is Denying the Rumor

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That being said, the facts are still uncertain.

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One thing’s for sure, I feel bad for Kris’s new Instagram account.

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Let’s hope we get some concrete information soon!

Thanks for reading,

Rachel

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5 replies »

  1. It has been confirmed. Kris is suing SM for nullification of his contract.

    http://www.soompi.com/2014/05/14/chinese-media-reports-that-exos-kris-asked-for-contract-termination/#.U3RQKF6dLnY

    http://www.allkpop.com/article/2014/05/chinese-media-outlet-reports-that-exos-kris-is-seeking-to-terminate-his-contract-with-sm-entertainment

    Good for him. This is the one part of K-Pop I really don’t like. Though part of me still hopes that things are getting blown out of proportion.

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    • Thanks for the update! Now I’m just waiting for the dust to settle and see what this lawsuit will mean for Kris and EXO. It’s certainly an interesting day for Kpop…

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  2. everything will fall into their right place someday. let’s just support exo. and kris. that’s what they really need now. exo hwaiting! kris oppa hwaiting! \(~_~)/

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