Who Is Jennie Kim? Why BTS and Blackpink Fans Are Going Crazy Over Instagram Follow

Ok-pop followers had been thrown right into a social media frenzy after BTS member V appeared to comply with Jennie Kim from Blackpink on Instagram.

According to screengrabs of V’s Instagram account (@thv) shared on Twitter, @jennierubyjane (Jennie’s official Instagram deal with) was briefly listed among the many eight accounts adopted by V.

BTS members just lately every opened particular person Instagram accounts following the announcement of an prolonged break from work.

V might have been a sufferer of Instagram’s “recommended” account record immediate and unintentionally adopted the Blackpink member consequently.

Sharing a screenshot of Jennie’s account identify seen on V’s Instagram itemizing, Twitter person @blckpnkz_27 wrote: “SORRY BUT KIM TAEHYUNG [V’s full Korean name] MAYBE STALKING JENNIE AND ACCIDENTALLY CLICK THE FOLLOW BOTTON WHAAAAA.” The put up had over 31,000 likes on the time of reporting.

The BTS member reportedly shared a put up on Weverse, the Korean cellular app and net platform the place followers and artists work together, asking if there’s any technique to eliminate Instagram’s advice function.

According to screenshots shared by Twitter person @sculpturejay and Allkpop, V—whose official Weverse username is 주윤탄 (the Korean spelling for “Joo Yun-tan”)—wrote in Korean on the platform: “Is there any way to get rid of Insta recommendations?…it’s a scary app.”

Following the temporary rise to eight, the variety of whole accounts adopted by V rapidly dropped again right down to seven (consisting of BTS’ official account and the accounts of different BTS members).

Who Is Jennie Kim?

The singer/rapper from Blackpink was born in South Korea in 1996 however grew up in Auckland, New Zealand, earlier than returning to South Korea throughout her high-school years. She was solely 14 years previous when she joined YG Entertainment in 2010 as a Ok-pop trainee.

Jennie can also be an in depth good friend of Squid Game star HoYeon Jung, who performed contestant no. 067 within the runaway hit Netflix sequence.

The Blackpink member has been pictured with Jung in a number of selfies on Instagram, the place she was seen visiting the set of Squid Game.

The Squid Game actress additionally shared a snapshot on Instagram of a espresso/snack truck Jennie had despatched to the set of the sequence to point out her assist for Jung.

The pair’s shut friendship was additionally acknowledged by Squid Game‘s Lee Jung-jae (who performs contestant no. 456) in a earlier interview for Netflix Korea.

Fans Go Crazy Over V’s Instagram Follow

According to some Twitter customers, some followers have been “hating” on Jennie after V’s reportedly unintended following of the Blackpink member, supposedly enraged by potential relationship rumors between the pair.

User @bp_25m posted: “Those toxic fans are imagining that they are the wife of V [crying laugh emojis] They hate jennie because V accidentally follows jennie and they can be only followed by V in their imaginations [crying laugh emoji].”

User @i_myoursunshine wrote: “Ya’ll stop hating Jennie, like fr it was just an accident, V doesn’t know how to use ig because he’s new to it, ya’ll stfu respect the both artist, and so what if an artist follows an artist? Ya’ll overthink too much doesn’t mean following someone it meant dating.”

User @enenen_hypen wrote: “what’s with this toxic people hating on Jennie just because Tae accidentally followed her? Like what the f*** is wrong wIth that? Even if V literally follows her, you guys should mind your own business. It’s he’s/their own account anyway. THIS STUPID PIPS.”

User @lisayayayaeh: “You can’t blame Jennie, she doesn’t do anything while the person is silent, V is the one who follows Jennie so you should be angry with V.

“Respect Jennie, if you cannot make Taehyung offended as a result of he follows Jennie, try to be offended on Instagram. you commented on Jennie’s put up,” the user added.

Blackpink's Jennie and BTS member V.
Blackpink member Jennie Kim (left) performing on the 2019 Coachella music competition in California and BTS member V at a press convention in Seoul, South Korea in November 2020.
Scott Dudelson/Getty Images for Coachella and Jung Yeon-Je/AFP by way of Getty Images

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