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'Excuse Him' Super Junior's Leeteuk's Lyrics About Kangin Sparks Controversy

Leeteuk's comments during Super Junior's Ryeowook's wedding to Tahiti's Ari sparked controversy.

Ryeowook and Ari, who have been dating publicly since September 2020, celebrated their wedding in a private ceremony in Seoul on May 26 and former Super Junior members including Kangin, Kibum and Han Geng took part in the event , reuniting the full 13-member group with Leeteuk, Heechul, Eunhyuk, Donghae, Shindong, Siwon, Yesung, Kyuhyun, and Sungmin.

'Excuse him' Super Junior's Leeteuk's words about Kangin spark controversy K-Selection

Despite a rainy Sunday, Ryeowook and Ari had fun partying and Leeteuk, who was in charge of entertainment, tried to lighten the mood by introducing Kangin with a surprising remark: “ Before you is Kangin, who has spent more time reflecting on himself than actively promoting. » He then added, jokingly while being more or less serious, “ Please forgive Kangin. He dedicated 15 years to self-reflection, compared to 5 years to active promotion. Today is a happy day, so please hug him, give him love and help him earn a living »

Debuting as a member of Super Junior in 2005, Kangin received a lot of love from fans during his activities with the group, but he found himself embroiled in controversies related to drunk driving. drunkenness and assault. His name was later mentioned in Jung Joon-young's chatroom scandal in 2019, leading him to voluntarily leave Super Junior for the sake of its members and fans.

'Excuse him' Super Junior's Leeteuk's words about Kangin spark controversy K-Selection

At that time, Kangin said: “ I always felt sorry for the members. I thought it was best to make a decision as soon as possible, but I didn't have the courage to do so due to the unwavering support of fans and company staff. But seeing members endure hardships because of me made me realize that I couldn't wait any longer. »

Since then, Kangin has stayed away from broadcast activities and occasionally gave updates to his fans through his YouTube channel. It was in June of last year that Kangin spoke about his potential return, saying: “ I don't think it's something I can decide, just saying 'if there is an opportunity' is difficult. I haven't forgiven myself yet, I was immature and repeated the same mistakes. I knew it was wrong then, and I know it now. »

As for his income during his long hiatus, Kangin explained: “ I haven't had any income since 2016. People might wonder how much I made if I say it hasn't affected my lifestyle, but I haven't had any major expenses. I am not someone who lives in extravagance or waste. »

'Excuse him' Super Junior's Leeteuk's words about Kangin spark controversy K-Selection

It was in this context that Leeteuk asked Kangin to forgive him. Despite the fact that his comments were meant to amuse guests at a private event, many criticized them as inappropriate, especially considering the recent Burning Sun controversies surrounding other celebrities. Some, however, believe that this is not a major problem, as guests began clapping and cheering for Kangin when he bowed deeply in gratitude.

'Excuse him' Super Junior's Leeteuk's words about Kangin spark controversy K-Selection

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Min is the best

At worst, he will still be able to sing; Sorry, sorry, sorry, sorry...

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