Politicized, the community K-pop turns to the punk movement of the Twenty-first century

Celebrated on the social networks for having sabotaged the recent meeting of Donald Trump, the community of fans of K-pop asserts itself more and more as an act

Politicized, the community K-pop turns to the punk movement of the Twenty-first century

Celebrated on the social networks for having sabotaged the recent meeting of Donald Trump, the community of fans of K-pop asserts itself more and more as an activist, far from the smooth image of this Korean music popular. #rallyfail (meeting missed), #crowdfail (crowd absent): they are in the hundreds, since Saturday, to celebrate on the social network TikTok in what they present as a transaction that is coordinated to disrupt the meeting of campaign of Donald Trump in Tulsa (Tulsa, Oklahoma). A few days before the event, campaign director of the head of State, Brad Parscale, had announced that over one million people had requested tickets, predicting a triumph.

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At the end, the images were shown to the room which greeted the president at the empty part, while Donald Trump was speaking to his supporters, the fire department of Tulsa felt the same that only 6200 spectators were presented. The very active community of fans of K-Pop, the musical movement to the worldwide popularity, had relayed the call on TikTok to book seats for this meeting with the firm intention not to go there.

today, it claims a victory, even if it is very difficult to establish whether this campaign was actually private Donald Trump of a room full. "I booked two tickets, but I had to go walk my fish", was posted Chris on TikTok. "Sorry, I got caught. I had to really put my ice cubes by size, is amused Matthew Kalik. It took me all day."

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Neither the campaign team, or Donald Trump himself did not mention TikTok or the K-pop after this meeting in half-tint, but the young mp democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has paid tribute to the movement. "You just jostled by teenagers from TikTok", she tweeted to the president. "Allies of the K-pop, we recognize and appreciate your contribution in the struggle for justice," said the woman of 30 years, a rising figure on the left american.

Updated Date: 24 June 2020, 06:47

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