The past couple of months have been a dramatic one for BLACKPINK’s Jennie (제니), especially after reports of her secret romance with V (김태형) from BTS came to light. Since then, more photos showing the duo allegedly “on a date” were leaked online.
As per AllKpop, the photos were mainly leaked by a Twitter user known as @gurumiharibo. As more and more intimate photos of Jennie and V made its way on the web, fans soon started speculating that pics were leaked from the girl group member’s private IG, which was said to had been hacked.
The Twitter user also exposed the name of the person who leaked photos of the K-pop idols. They mentioned that the photos were taken by someone named Lee Joo Hyung (이주형), causing all the netizens to speculate on the identity of the individual. Soon after, Jennie apparently blocked all her followers on her private Instagram. She also appeared to have unfollowed everyone on the account. Among them include the aforementioned Lee Joo Hyung.
Following some thorough investigation, netizens discovered that Lee Joo Hyung is apparently a mutual friend of both V and Jennie. They also assumed that Lee Joo Hyung went on the same trip with V and Jennie to Jeju Island. Some even claimed that he’s the person who took photos of the two idols there.
It didn’t just stop there! Following a series of leaked photos showing Jennie and the “Dynamite” singer being lovey-dovey in public, Twitter user @gurumiharibo supposedly went a step further. They also released a photo of the female idol in a bathtub. Apparently, they did so as they (@gurumiharibo) were “frustrated” with fans claiming that the photos were fake. The photo was also reposted by a Twitter user known as @accx_kim.
That said, YG Entertainment remains silent about this matter. As a result, many fans have called for the company to protect the privacy of their artiste.