August 11, 2022

Dragon Film

Art and Entertainment

Henry to appear in new program despite hesitation after

Singer and songwriter Henry poses at a push meeting for JTBC’s new program ″Fly To The Dance″ on Friday. [JTBC]

 
Singer and songwriter Henry, who was a short while ago embroiled in controversy in excess of his pro-Chinese stance, expressed that he was “hesitant” to seem in a new application mainly because of the fierce attacks he’s been obtaining from Korean netizens.
 
He was attending the push conference on Friday in Seongsu-dong, japanese Seoul, for a new JTBC demonstrate “Fly to the Dance,” which is a spin-off sequence of the station’s strike new music system “Begin Again” (2017-20). He attended the celebration together with other cast members: dancers Lia Kim, Aiki, Leejung, Amy, Appreciate Ran and Harimu.
 
“The previous handful of months have been certainly the most difficult instances I have ever had to endure in my everyday living,” he mentioned when questioned about the controversy. “All the cursing and attacks on-line, which are phrases I can not say right here, upset me definitely terrible, and I still have to endure them. What I seriously couldn’t stand was the verbal assaults towards my household.”  
 
Henry stated he did not want to seem in any plans in Korea but determined to acknowledge this one as he has “so quite a few good memories of ‘Begin Again.’”
 
“I was not hesitant just due to the fact of my emotions receiving damage, but mainly because I didn’t want to be a nuisance allow by itself be a damaging effect to the generation team and other forged associates owing to my unfavorable graphic,” he stated. “I hope that people can see me by way of the lenses of songs and not by means of nationalistic or political lenses.”
 
JTBC’s approaching “Fly to the Dance,” is a dance busking actuality exhibit. A crew of Korean dancers will journey to the United States and set on busking performances on the streets.
 
When anti-Chinese sentiment had been making among the young Koreans, Henry was caught up in controversy for his previous steps, these kinds of as allegedly supporting the “One-China policy” on social media in 2018, as effectively as not correcting or commenting when Chinese Television set personalities were introducing some of Korea’s classic cultures as while they have been Chinese. Henry is Canadian, but he’s born to a father from Hong Kong and a Taiwanese mother. He debuted as a member of the K-pop boy group, Tremendous Junior M, in 2008.

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