Fans Express Rage as EXO Members Get Attacked by Laser Pointers During Concert
by Kristine Sage
7 months ago
On August 11, a lot of fan-taken footage from EXO’s concert in Macau are going viral, as EXO members were seen with laser marks on their faces and foreheads, causing great fury among onlookers. They can potentially harm the human eye, laser pens pointed at any body figure is considered extremely dangerous.
I don't know who are you (who's pointing his/her laser(?) at sehun), but WTF! leave my boys alone! 😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠😠 pic.twitter.com/XqErKtYEQv— This 'ㅅ' is me, right? (@exosmochi) August 10, 2018
After seeing the happenings, fans quickly allied to start the hashtag “#SM_Protect_Your_Singers”, beckoning the boys’ entertainment agency to tighten up security and to put their idols’ safety at priority. The fans also found that in photos, the members were allegedly protecting their own eyes, and the size of the laser pen also became an issue, as one fan commented that it was “as big as a 500-won coin”.
180811 [TRENDS] “#SM_소속가수_보호해” (SM protect your singer/artist) currently at #3 Twitter Trend in Korea because of #TheElyXiOn_dot incident where laser pens were seen being pointed at #EXO — INTEXOLTEAM 🌐 (@intexolteam) August 10, 2018
Please take the members’ safety seriously. They’re very precious to us! pic.twitter.com/FiI2pEVKsw
Following this incident, the organizers of the concert announced stricter rules on security, with only official items allowed inside the venue.
LoveLive's Announcement— ' 토끼왕 ^ 우리 SH2O ' (@BUNNYMYE0N) August 10, 2018
-Only Eribong is allowed into the venue
-Security will be stricter
-If anyone is found bringing in things that are not allowed, the staff has the rights to confiscate it #EXO #EXOPLANET #ElyXiOndotinMacao @weareoneEXO pic.twitter.com/R5AMWPaC2z