In the world of culture, hand gestures can say a lot, sometimes more than words. But what happens when a well-known person like Minji makes a hand gesture that causes a stir? What bigger stories are tied to Minji’s hand signs, and what are they really saying?
With so many opinions flying around, can we understand the true message of Minji’s quiet gestures? This article dives into the controversy, trying to figure out what Minji’s debated hand gestures really mean.
What are Minji’s Controversial Hand Gestures?
In following NewJeans’ last live broadcast, Minji’s hand gesture has been met with a range of responses from online commenters.
NewJeans members celebrated the first birthday of their fan club, the Bunnies, on October 29 by going live on the band’s official fan community, PHONING.
A video clip from one of the band’s final live broadcasts is trending on the video-sharing app Youtube. Minji bought a party blower to add to the festivities, which the other members of the group used in the video.
Watch the video to find out more. What Controversial Hand Gestures Does Minji Make?
In the dynamic global music scene, K-pop’s NewJeans swiftly broke records, hitting 1 billion Spotify streams, showcasing the genre’s widespread appeal and inclusivity:
- NewJeans Broke The Guinness World Record For The Fastest K-pop Act To Reach 1 Billion Spotify Streams.
However, internet users were quick to point out that Minji was holding the item in a way that resembled the way a smoker would hold a cigarette. After the video was uploaded, it received a great deal of praise from followers.
Some fans were understandably taken aback by the suggestion that it could have been “Muscle memory,” but others pointed out that studying Minji’s every move would do her no favors. In particular, they emphasized Minji’s legal right to make her own decisions as an adult.
However, many commenters on a Korean forum noted that the criticism Minji was receiving highlighted the double standard that exists between male and female stars.
One member, in particular, noted that Minji wasn’t the only one with long nails that made the gesture and that it probably wasn’t easy to hold it with the nails. Netizens warn against making hasty assumptions because the action looked like someone lighting up a cigarette.