An alleged picture of “AOA Seolhyun Smoking” causes massive controversy online

Recently, a picture of a girl (allegedly Seolhyun) smoking was posted on a popular Korean forum called Pann.

The post was originally titled, “A girl group’s SHOCKING smoking habits” and featured a famous gif that allegedly shows AOA Hyejung’s ‘smoking habits’.

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The post also featured a picture that the poster claimed is AOS Seolhyun smoking.


Some netizens claimed that the picture is not of Seolhyun while others sarcastically commented pictures of other idols smoking signifying that this wasn’t a big deal. Most seemed to agree on the fact that whether the picture was of her or not since she is an adult smoking should not be something to be criticized for.



Koreaboo has collected reactions from Netizens who commented on the original article from our Korean source. The below comments are the most popular comments at the time of this article being published.

[+ 646, – 275] I knew about Hyejung but Seolhyun;;;;

[+ 534, – 650] EXO’s SHOCKING smoking habits


[+ 427, – 552] Kikwang’s shocking smoking habits


[+ 258, – 17] So she was smoking with a phone in her hand when she didn’t even have a phone? ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ that’s not even Seolhyun


“1. They said on “The Show” that they wanted phones back when they were doing “Short Hair” ㅠ.  2. Even on radio they said they didn’t have phone but recently got it
3. They all use G3Cat now.”

Source: Pann