EXO-Ls, we’ve got news for you.
Photos of EXO’s Chen and an unknown female has leaked online, and word on the street is that the anonymous figure is the singer’s ex-girlfriend.
The pictures were circulated on various South Korean online portals and forums, with several sources explaining that Chen and his ex-girlfriend supposedly dated for a week and broke up around a year ago. The women is not a celebrity.
It is unsure how the photos leaked online, with several versions of the event posted online. Some netizens said that his ex-girlfriend posted the photos as proof that she dated an idol, while others claimed that Chen ex-girlfriend’s friend circulated the photos without permission.
However, fans are not upset that their idol was caught dating, but are outraged as this incident is considered an invasion of privacy. While many marveled at how cute the couple were and how endearing Chen looked in the photos, majority of the fans left comments lamenting the lack of privacy amongst celebrities.
Fans also stated that Chen is the victim in this incident, as he neither issued the release of the photos, nor tried to expose his relationship to the public.
Earlier this month, the private Instagram account of BIGBANG leader G-Dragon was hacked, which revealed photos of him and Japanese actress Nana Komatsu, sparking speculations that they were dating. However, it also brought to light the privacy issues of idols.
Source: Netizen Buzz.