In this article, Xenews will discuss the problem of how Jo Se Ho mistreated BTS‘s Jung-kook which led to ARMY’s demand for an apology. After the printed of the primary episode of the new variety Flower Crew, fans criticized the host of the show, Jo Se-ho, for his comments and actions towards Jungkook and also the actor Kim Min-Seok. Especially ARMY, fans of BTS, went crazy mad for the mistreatment that Jung-kook had to travel through during the shooting. So, what actually happened on Flower Crew? If you wish to seek out out, stay tuned!
BTS’ Jungkook’s Appearance within the variety Flower Crew
Flower Crew may be a show that was aired by the SBS TV station between 2016 and 2017. The program raised the concept of semi-travel, semi-reality, and presented a series of South Korean celebrities that starred some veteran MCs of the industry like the previous professional participant, Ahn Jung-hwan, former hoops player Seo Jang-hoon, and comedian Jo Se-ho and Yoo Byung-jae. still as two young rookie stars at that point, which were actor Kim Min-seok, and popular idol, BTS’ golden maknae, Jung-kook. during this show, all of the celebrities took a visit together. The program was broadcast live and there have been audiences’ ratings via ‘heart’ through the V App that determined the items that the casts will do later within the show.
Jung-kook wasn’t the most host or MC of the show, but he was also a part of the players of the show. He was the youngest to participate within the show. because the youngest dongsaeng among all of the participants, he considered all of them as his hyungs (older brothers). But, Jungkook’s first solo appearance on a spread show has been a source of plenty of confusion and misinterpretation by ARMY. Let’s take a look at the story!
Rude To BTS’ Jungkook
During the primary day of the broadcast, ARMY began to voice their concerns about the way the hyungs were treating Jung-kook. within the first episode, Jung-kook found out the set with a bag filled with hamburgers to share with the cast members of the show. He then gladly gave the food he dropped at the hyungs and explained enthusiastically to them how big the burger was. then again Jo Se-ho rejected the burger and said: “I think this is often leftovers.” the opposite cast members perceived to mind his comment, to which Jung-kook said, “No, this is often new food!” Jo Se-ho then passed back the burgers to Jung-kook and said, “Forget it,” and walked away. Jung-kook then said, “They didn’t take them…” to the camera while holding the burgers.
Another treatment that raised ARMY’s criticism towards the MC is regarding Seo Jang Hoon who also looked as if it would try and exploit Jung-kook’s popularity by making up comments about their closeness. Then ARMY told him to prevent because Jung-kook looked uncomfortable. Seo Jang-hoon also repeatedly complained about the electoral system, claiming that it absolutely was unfair because it’d be Jung-kook that steals all of the benefits.
The actor Kim Min-seok also gave the impression to be mistreated by the hyungs within the show, which led to madness from his fans. Min-seok did eat the burger that Jung-kook gave, then again Jo Se-ho disrespectfully said to Min-seok, “You shove it everywhere your mouth?” in a casual and impolite way of claiming. Besides Seo Jang-hoon’s protest about the “unfair” legal system and claiming that it’d be only Jung-kook that took the advantage. Both fans of Kim Min-seok and Jung-kook, especially ARMY were totally uncomfortable and irritated by that treatment. The fans went crazy with posting criticisms towards the program’s hosts.
Here are some of the comments from the netizens.
“Where did you learn that it’s okay to mention ‘I think this can be leftovers’ to the dongsaeng who bought you a hamburger?” Then continued, “Even if you can’t make sure of your dongsaengs on their first variety, does it really should be said?”
“Bruh I cried after I saw the video like no joke I cried and got a headache,” was posted by Jessie2litt 9 months ago on the YouTube video’s comment section.
Netizens’ criticism also raised when it came to the session of selecting the leader of the “flower path” team and therefore the “dirt path” team which created a weird vibe among the hosts and co-hosts. One netizen even said, “Jung-kook looks uncomfortable, and Jo Se-ho who doesn’t have many ‘hearts’ is additionally uncomfortable. Why on earth is that this show made?”
Apology After Their Behavior Towards BTS’ Jungkook
Jo Se-ho spoke up regarding the criticism he had received for his rude behavior towards Jung-kook and actor Kim Min-suk. The apology came within the live session on Tuesday, the second day of the six-member team’s trip to Jejudo Island.
“I understand how uncomfortable and intimidated fans felt while watching the live broadcast yesterday, but I feel it absolutely was thanks to a misunderstanding,” Said Seo Jang-hoon. “Fans couldn’t see what happened in between times off live camera. Anyway, we were all entertained while filming all this. you may figure it out (from the SBS version).”
The comedian Jo Se-ho shared, “The way I tried to get closer to the co-hosts seemed somewhat uncomfortable to fans. I apologize to the fans for the awkward moments this caused.”
According to reports by Maeil Business, Jo Se-ho responded to the controversy with an explanation by stating, “To be honest, I thought we were really close. We were getting along well since it was all guys, but then a problem arose. There was a misunderstanding because I was trying too hard to become closer with them (Jung-kook and Kim Min-seok), and that caused a problem.”
Overall, after their apology statements, they took the incident as an unfortunate and awkward misunderstanding. The incident was in 2016 but it doesn’t stop ARMY to keep mentioning their seem-to-be mistreatment of Jung-kook. Recent comments by ARMY were spotted on YouTube.
Well, that’s all about the incident that raised up ARMY’s anger. So, what do you think? Was it just a misunderstanding or really mistreatment? Anyway, don’t forget to kindly share your thoughts in the comment section below!
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