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JYJ dropped from IAG opening and closing performances?

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JYJ, who have been acting as honorary ambassadors for the upcoming Incheon Asian Games (IAG), are said to have been dropped from the official list of performers for the opening and closing ceremonies.

After news broke out that JYJ would be performing on the same stage with EXO, it was also revealed that JYJ had not attended the official press conference of the games on 1 July, to which C-JeS Entertainment released a statement saying the IAG committee failed to notify them of exact schedules.

At the press conference, the list of performers were revealed, which did not include the official ambassadors, JYJ. The committee said they were still in the middle of discussion with regards to JYJ’s appearance, as, according to them, their schedules overlapped with Kim Junsu’s planned special musical stage – of which C-Jes Entertainment has no knowledge.

Fans of the band are in an uproar, demanding fair treatment for JYJ at the official Facebook page of IAG, fearing that the incident regarding the Jeju New 7 Wonders, where the band was dropped from the KBS special concert, might be repeated again.

After Kim Junsu, Park Yoochun and Kim Jaejoong parted ways with DBSK (now TVXQ!), the trio had gone through a lot, including unfair treatment from event organizers and music shows on the major television channels in Korea.

Despite having settled the legal disputes with their former agency, S.M. Entertainment, the band has constantly been “neglected” by television producers of entertainment programs, and several incidents happened, where JYJ were denied stage appearance in the last minute.

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Sources: Hankyoreh, Nate News, Naver News, Korea Herald; image – IAG

7 Comments

  1. Katy

    July 12, 2014 at 7:58 am

    Should been Kris lol

  2. Ashley

    July 9, 2014 at 1:30 pm

    As much as I like SM this Is childish.

  3. Yus M.Y

    July 6, 2014 at 11:14 pm

    i concur with what you wrote…actually the moment i read SM is sponsoring the Games & their artist is performing…i knew that something will bound to happened to JYJ,…and my instinct is right all along…

  4. Yus M.Y

    July 6, 2014 at 11:11 pm

    LOL!!! SME’s s small entertainment industry??? you got to be kidding me right?
    the company’s market capitalization rose to ₩1.38 trillion (US$1.24 billion) in 2012 …is that small to you? hahahahahah! am LMAO now…if that’s is small…then which company considered BIG in S.Korea?

  5. Katy

    July 6, 2014 at 10:56 pm

    SME is not small, in Korea they are #1 of the top three entertainment companies. SME has a history of treating their talent badly. Why do you think Shinhwa, and H.O.T. did not continue there contract. Why do you think Henry left. This issue should have been settled years ago. JYJ have been promoting these games for ovet yeat and suddenly SME decide to sponsor them and EXO in the ceremony what are JYJ fans going to think. This feels like a repeat of Jeju island incident where it was proven by country there was interference. JYJ knew what they were doing but has been six years since the left.

  6. Shokun

    July 6, 2014 at 8:56 pm

    no surprise if jyj is treated like that in the entertainment world since
    they started the uproar in lawsuits a few years ago. JYJ knew the
    consequences, and accepted it. It’s not right for those companies to be unfair, but this is reality. Hope it’ll sooth out in a few years time.
    But
    SME’s a small entertainment
    industry and they obviously don’t and can’t control the whole
    entertainment industry. They are lawfully not allowed to hinder jyj
    activities either, so before u blindly blame them, know your facts
    right and avoid jumping into conclusions. Besides, we’re talking about Incheon Asian Games (IAG). They’re
    the ones with the clause for jyj.

  7. Yus M.Y

    July 4, 2014 at 11:58 pm

    well…it goes without saying…as I expected this kind of fishy thing is bound to happen when it comes to SM…JYJ & EXO performing on the same stage??? naah!! not in a million years…good job SM…good job!! I wish you will rot in hell!!

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