K-pop star receives backlash after coronavirus April Fool’s prank

April Fool’s is usually a fun time to pull light-hearted pranks on your friends and family. However, people still need to be careful about their pranks, especially at this time. Sometimes, when a prank involves more serious topics, it’s best to avoid them altogether.

One artist who received major backlash from his April Fool’s prank gone wrong is K-Pop star, Kim Jae-Joong. The singer posted on his Instagram saying that he tested positive for COVID-19, causing panic among his fans who were worried about his health.

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After he revealed that it was an April Fool’s joke, he was faced with major backlash from several people. Many people weren’t happy with his prank, and the K-Pop star even deactivated his account. After a few hours, he released an apology saying this joke was a result of his “bad judgment” and would accept all punishment that he would get for his post.


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