Fans have expressed their curiousity as to whether 2PM will be performing at MAMA, especially since 2PM has been revealed to be releasing their album mid November.
The MAMA staff met with Newsen and discussed their plans and desires to stand Jaebum on the 2009 MAMA stage. The producer stated “We have been expressing our opinions with JYPE. If further action is needed, I would like to invite Jaebum from America. 2PM is this year’s most anticipated guest and Jaebum was with them for all of their activities. Should 2PM receive an award this year, I believe it is only definite that Jaebum should stand on stage and receive that award also.”
He went on to state “I will work and try my best to make sure that everyone can see Jaebum on the 2009 MAMA stage.”
2PM member JaeBum’s stage performing costume has fetched a high price of 6.1 million KRW at a star charity sales, gaining the attention of many netizens.
Disclaimer: well there aren’t official reports out but this has been reported at omgkpop.com and OMG!! Congrats to the adults who partook in the condemnation of Jaebom…you were manipulated by an attention-seeking nothing better to do high school girl.
Although I’d rather not drag other bands into this mess but she’s only known to be a Shinee fan who doesn’t want them to have anymore competitors. I’ll spare you the obscenities coz fellow netizens are already starting the onslaught. Like I said in the previous post. Karma’s a b^(%#& and she’s looking for you girl.
Translation from omgkpop:
“I can’t wait for tomorrow. I’m very happy just thinking about the info I have and it being all over the news tomorrow. ㅋㅋㅋ (laughing). Just came back from telling Jo reporter about Park JaeBeom’s news.”
Here’s the entry from the girl, who’s now in her 3rd year of high school and is a SHINee fan (http://img7.imageshack.us/img7/7056/source1.png – pic from SHINee’s gallery @DCInside), posted before all the Jaebum news gone off the media:
Cr: cutejjyeosa@soompi + kpoprants
I’d also like to quote Koyote’s BaekGa who also commented on this whole nonsense: They have sacrificed a co worker, and a good friend. You kill with your fingers where no one can see you, and they have made sad, unnecessary sacrifices, but you say it doesn’t even affect you in the heart. All I can say is that I am truly scared.
this was all actually so unnecessary. kids should just go to school and study and instead of scheme to bring other people down. what the heck are they learning in school these days??
JYP has finally released an official statement on what has unfortunately happened in the past few days:
Here’s what he had to say:
JaeBeom’s exit from 2PM was sad for everyone.
Park Jin Young revealed on the 10th on JYP Entertainment’s homepage the reasons he debuted Park JaeBeom and why he took JaeBeom into JYP. Park Jin Young expressed his grief for what happened with the recent controversy surrounding 2PM’s leader.
JYP proposed that 4 years ago, a troubled youth (Jaebeom) was met by music and was transformed. He also suggested that, “just as things were turning for the bright side, Jaebeom’s online posts from his rebellious years unfortunately surfaced. He was extremely regretful and sorry to his 2PM members, to me, to the company wokers, to the fans, and most of all to the Korean people who had received him so warmly. He believed that if he hesitated making a decision, the fans would turn their anger to the other 2PM members as well. Even more, the current situation made it impossible to perform on stage.”
In Jaebeom’s last email he wrote, “I was really a punk with no respect back right? I’m sorry. Because of you, my view on life has changed so much. I’ve become a stronger person and a much better person. Thank you so much.”
JYP said about the letter, “The pain is ripping. It hurts. But, I knew what Koreans would think of his words (in the past). They would feel betrayed. I could not say anything in his defense.”
i know i said we weren’t gonna post for awhile. But this just makes me even more upset about Jaebum leaving. It should be made known that the people who ruined his career were and are WRONG.
how sad that this comes to light after Jaebum left. He probably just reached the States today. The people who made such fuss about this should really absolutely be either ashamed of themselves or feel really duped by whichever moronic anti who’s succeeded in manipulating everybody~
In each fan site, and through internet notice boards Jaebum’s message in 2006 to his friends in America through his myspace were “I want to stay in Korea 1 more year” “Not as a JYP(trainee) but I want to spend it as a Korean” and others saying that Korea was his ‘motherland’ and words saying how life in Korea was good were left.
It’s regretful that Jaebum is suddenly withdrawing within a mere 4 days of Jaebum’s ‘Hate Korea’ picture captures that were revealed on the 5th.
On top of that, when Jaebum visited Seattle, USA from late July to early August for vacation, in an interview at a Christian church, he spoke well about his life in Korea, making this news even more regrettable.
Officials in the industry are also expressing their regret over Jaebum’s withdrawal. One music program official said “The regret of the withdrawal is as big as how 2PM’s leader held together the center”. Another program official said that “With leader Jaebum’s withdrawal from 2PM, even if 2PM continues their activities with 6 members, it will never be the same”.
(Source: Cha Yun @ Newsen, Translation: Jiyo @ 2ONEDAY Fourms)
Jaebum leaves with letters given to him by fans present at the airport. Also, New York Hottests have gone to JYP USA to leave encouraging messages to Jaebum as well.
Source: as noted
Shared by: twistedstars + sookyeong + fanaholic
I feel like the people who stole his dream should be ashamed of themselves. Jaebom has respectfully bowed out of the Kpop scene and may he have even greater success in the future.
On the official 2PM fancafe, leader Jaebeom announced that he will be officially quitting 2PM. JYPE has just confirmed this is true.
This decision was made after his recent Myspace controversy was blown out of proportion. Jaebeom will be leaving Korea today at 6:30pm KST.
“Hello, I’m 2PM’s Jaebeom.
I’m sorry for giving you my last greeting through this letter.
I think it will be hard for me to see you all on stage because of my sorry heart.
I’m really sorry to everyone, and I’m even more sorry to the fans who have shown me love.
From today, I will leave 2PM.
2PM boys, I’m really sorry to the boys and I’m sorry I couldn’t be strong as a leader and a hyung and have to leave like this.
However, I hope you will be more cool and charming.
Again, I’m sorry.
Source: 2oneday + allkpop
Shared by: fanaholic@wordpress
Be strong Jaebom and all the best~
Can you believe some people started a petition titled “Jaebeom Should Commit Suicide” on one of Daum’s sites Agora??? Over 3000 people have signed this petition, leaving comments such as “Go back to America”, “I’m disgusted by you”, and “Jaebeom will be the next Yoo Seung-joon“ before it was taken down on September 7.
But things seem to be looking up, because another petition entitled “Please Forgive Our Jaebeom Just This Once” on Agora replaced the other hate-filled one and has gained over 6,000 signatures in two days.There’s an online petition going around also in support of the, to this extent, unfairly victimized Jaebom. Although it has already surpassed it’s aim of 10, 000 names with around 12000 plus names, I’s still strongly suggest fans/people who disagree with this bitterness to continue giving support to Jaebom.
Fellow Kpop star Jonghun from F.T Island has also shown support on his Cyworld saying “Isn’t the world too scary? The past is the past…I understand the feeling of that person who is in trouble now…Fighting!”
People make mistakes. Especially extremely stressed out 18 year olds who are dislocated from an environment familiar to them. Stressed out teenagers else where in the world do worse things than say things they come to regret, like shooting people or committing suicide or blow stuff up. An eye for an eye makes the world go blind. Stop the hate.
Source: 2oneday + allkpop
Shared by: fanaholic@wordpress
Filed under 2PM, FT Island
There is a petition going around Korean websites to stop all 2PM activities due to leader Jaebeom’s past mistake in Myspace. As of the 7th, those in favor of the petition are a little over 5100 netizens. Although the number does not seem that big, for a group who is currently active, it is a number that can greatly harm their future.
For those of you who are not already aware of Jaebeom’s Myspace controversy, here’s a little bit of background information: Myspace comments that Jaebeom had left for his friend a couple years back, have recently surfaced and have caused much dilemma for 2PM. The comments read towards his dislike of Korea during his trainee years. Being the prideful Korea, many were offended by the comments and quickly took action to bring 2PM’s leader down.
2PM was supposed to return with a new album in October, but because of this controversy, they may have to lay low for awhile.
Regarding 2PM activities, JYP (Park Jin Young) stated: