EXO member Tao has taken to social networking site Weibo to send a passionate plea to fans of the group. The message was posted on the star’s account on June 24.
The message, written in Chinese, read, “So many bad things have happened this year, and I don’t understand why. I have gone out for a walk to relax. If things aren’t going too well, I hope you all will be able to put it behind you with a smile. How do you all feel? If you aren’t feeling too happy, try just smiling a bit. I can’t see you all right now, but I hope all EXO fans are well and find happiness, whether that be now or in the future.”
Although Tao did not elaborate on the “bad things” he made reference to, the past few months have been less than memorable for the group.
Member Kris quit the group and SM Entertainment, the talent agency which represents them, in apparently acrimonious circumstances in May. Two fans were hospitalized after a set malfunction at a concert in Hong Kong earlier this month. More recently, some fans have been angered by the recent revelation that member Baekhyun is romantically involved with Girls’ Generation star Taeyeon.
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