Korean reporter criticizes Jaejoong for wearing luxury watch to event

Although he’s currently in the military, JYJ‘s Jaejoong seems to be unable to stay away from being criticized.After making a mistake while singing the national anthem of South Korea, and then wearing the flag upside down on his uniform, the JYJ member was spotted wearing a luxury watch worth about $160,000 USD to an event. A reporter expressed disapproval at Jaejoong, noting that he should not be wearing such a luxurious accessory while he’s serving at the lowest rank. The article has been very controversial, with netizens supporting both sides of the argument.

Find out what Netizens had to say about this article below!


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.

[+1335, – 455] He was wearing it during an event outside the army. How is that wrong? He bought that with his hard earned money. There are actual criminals out there living off of money earned illegally go after them not celebrities.

[+ 1124, – 333] He wears a cheap watch inside the army he’s only worn this once or twice.

[+ 1128, – 359] Look at the jealous fxxks here ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ who cares what watch he wears. Why don’t you go worry about more important issues like the changes they’re making to the history text books?

Source: Kukmin Daily