Girls’ Generation‘s YoonA recently stole the hearts of fans as she attended the recent 2023 Blue Dragon Series awards as the host. From her beautiful outfit on the red carpet to being on stage, the idol shined and gained praise from netizens.
While Yoona shined with her visuals and charm, international netizens shared their concerns about her co-host Jo Hyun Moo. Although he is a veteran MC, netizens felt uncomfortable about his behavior during the show, especially when it came to YoonA.
During the show, Hyun Moo mentioned YoonA’s role in the hit K-Drama King The Land. Yet, rather than just praising the idol, he explained, “YoonA told me to make sure to mention this.”
YoonA seemed flustered as she explained, “It’s not me. But it’s written here,” before Hyun Moo spoke about the show, adding, “King The Land, which has YoonA appearing, is reaching #1 as the Top TV show globally.”
While YoonA thanked everyone for their support, her co-host seemed to continue the “skit” by adding, “Are you satisfied now?”
Of course, not wanting anyone to misunderstand, YoonA emphasized, “This is written (on the script) here, everyone. Please don’t misunderstand.”
Another moment that caught the attention of fans was regarding actress Suzy. While speaking about the actress, Hyun Moo made a joke about her series Anna which seemingly didn’t hit with the crowds. After hearing the lackluster reaction, the MC said, “There’s no fun!”
Yet, Yoona came to the rescue as she tried to explain the joke and ease the “embarrassment” that her co-host had felt.
He made a joke using the series title. The script says to say, ‘Jeon Hyunmoo seems like he’s in good condition,’ but I feel like I shouldn’t say it now.
When the two clips were posted online, international netizens shared their annoyance with Jo Hyun Moo. Although many praised Yoona for being a true professional, others hoped that the idol would have another co-host in the future.
i honestly don’t like how he implied yoona is inserting her project intentionally eventho it’s supposed to be a joke but whatever at least yoona could handle that like a pro https://t.co/tNmxHvvMOW
— 🔅 (@deerbaebye) July 19, 2023
the way she is genuinely such a pro because his comments were actually so rude??? yoona has never been anything but humble about her works and projects, that was genuinely so uncalled for 😑 https://t.co/QtCKqpXrdf
— k (@luvingsyj) July 19, 2023
if yoona is going to be the mc again next year, which i really hope she is, i need them to change her partner for real cs he sucks as hell https://t.co/Lwb72onr0l
— clarke. (@bucinyoona) July 19, 2023
Gosh she’s always cover his mess. I hope next year he stop being mc for this awards https://t.co/lhzcMahbC5
— ♥ (@yoona_wlx) July 19, 2023
MC yoona to the rescue, she's so professional. How about blue dragon series awards 2024 with mc yoona (again) but with different co-mc(?) https://t.co/FnscuyQ9wq
— emily | crazy for king the land (@xolovemilly) July 19, 2023
While YoonA shined and showcased her professionalism, netizens shared their anger that the idol had to deal with the “jabs” from her co-host but also had to cover for his actions when they didn’t go down well with the crowds.