Many celebrities around the world have tested positive for coronavirus and currently getting treated for the same. South Korean group JYJ's Kim Jaejoong revealed that he tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently hospitalized. But that ain't the truth.
Taking to his Instagram, the K-pop star wrote, "I have been infected with COVID-19. It is a result of my negligence, ignoring the cautionary words shared by the government and those around me. A person’s individual actions can have such a big impact on society as a whole. I am so sorry to those who may have been infected because of me. My foolish judgment to live as though it couldn’t happen to me is why I am like this today.
"I am currently hospitalized. I am reflecting on my past a lot and feeling both grateful and sorry. There are many things I want to say. There are many people I want to see so much" the translation (by Soompi) read.
"Currently, a growing number of my acquaintances and industry representatives are being tested positive. It is not something that is far away. When negligence turns a sad premonition into reality, it’s not something that we can simply end by wiping our tears away. Staying on alert right now. That is what I say to myself again and again. Although this did go quite far for April Fool’s Day, so many people worried about me in a short span of time. Oh… and I don’t think of this as an April Fool’s joke. My family and my friends are getting sick.. and dying. It’s never!! just someone else’s problem. I wanted to tell you that protecting myself is protecting the precious people around us. I will accept all the punishment I receive from this post. I hope all of you are healthy," he wrote on Instagram before deleting the post.
Kim Jaejoong is now receiving flak for showing insensitivity during this difficult time.
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