“You’re Girly Pop!” — Former K-Pop Girl Group Member Goes Viral For Her Response To A Fan’s Confession

Fans think she was quoting the viral TikTok!

K-Pop idols can be extremely interactive with fans with apps like Dear. U Bubble and Weverse creating platforms to chat.

| Dear U. Bubble

| Weverse

Idols are also active on public social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram, leading to many hilarious moments.

A former K-Pop girl group member recently went viral after her response to a fan commenting that they were gay.

Shin Jiyoon (also known as Jiyoon) was a member of IST Entertainment‘s girl group Weeekly until May 2022, when she withdrew from the group due to health issues.

Jiyoon | IST Entertainment

Since then, she has remained active on social media, going sharing short funny videos as well as photos from her day-to-day life.

Jiyoon also often goes live on her Instagram account, replying to fans’ random comments. She often lets her humorous side show with her responses!

Earlier this week, Jiyoon went live again to chat with fans and sing some of her current favorite songs!


Replying to @yeppeossong boy’s a liar pt.3 with Jiyoon? #Weeekly #ShinJiyoon #Jiyoon #kpop #kpopfyp #fyp #fypage #hamjidan @😘🙈☺️ #pinkpantheress #icespice

♬ Boy’s a liar Pt. 2 – PinkPantheress & Ice Spice

The moment everyone can’t get enough of happened when a fan left a comment saying that they were gay. Jiyoon responds like a true ally, saying,  good for you” while giving a thumbs up and smiling.

She gets serious momentarily, getting close to the camera before repeating, “good for you, you’re gay,” to convey that she really means what she’s saying!

After repeating the phrase, she gestures with her hand while saying, “you’re girly pop.”

The phrase “girly pop” was popularized by a TikTok user who used emoticons to decide how they would react to someone telling them they are gay. The term has a positive connotation and has gone viral on the app.


Replying to @GregIsThic i cant believe people are actually USING my sound! 💕🌈 #lgbtq #gay #viralsound #kpop #kpoptiktok #usesound #original

♬ youre gay GIRLIE KPOP – GregIsThic

Since fans posted the clip of Jiyoon, it has amassed more than 1 million views on TikTok alone.


Iconic Jiyoon strikes again 😭😭😭 #Weeekly #Jiyoon #ShinJiyoon #kpop #kpopfyp #fyp #fypage #hamjidan

♬ After School – Weeekly

Many fans found it hilarious that Jiyoon used this phrase to show her support!