These things are just disturbing.
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All sasaeng fans are terrible, as they don’t respect the privacy of their favorite celebrities. EXO is a group that has had many terrible experiences with sasaeng fans. Here’s a list of some of EXO’s worst encounters with sasaeng fans.
1. Sasaengs ruining Baekhyun’s brother’s wedding
Baekhyun has been pretty vocal about his hatred of sasaeng fans. One of the worst experiences Baekhyun had to deal with was when sasaeng fans came to Baekhyun’s brother’s wedding and tried to get the attention of the EXO members. Baekhyun was visibly frustrated with how the sasaengs ruined his brother’s special day.
2. Fans cross-dressing
In the past, female sasaeng fans shaved their heads and dressed like boys to enter the male bathrooms EXO were using.
3. Stalking the members’ hotel rooms
Former member Tao has had to deal with many stressful sasaengs during his with EXO, as they once set up cameras to take photos of him at his hotel.
4. Taking pictures of the members’ on planes
Something sasaeng fans are known to do is booking the same flights as the EXO members, then taking pictures of them when they sleep.
5. Selling D.O’s boxer briefs
A sasaeng fan was once able to get a hold of D.O’s boxer briefs, then decided to sell them online.
6. Attempted kidnapping
A sasaeng fan once rented a van identical to the one EXO uses, then attempted to get the members to ride the van. EXO’s manager thought something was strange, so he stopped them from entering the van.
7. Stalking their homes
Sasaeng fans have attempted to get into EXO’s home many times, to the point where the members had to ask them to leave them alone.
Kai took to Instagram Live to show off his newly dyed hair and to spend some time chatting with his fans before bed. “To be honest, I’m really sleepy,” he confessed with a yawn, but he explained that he had been determined to share his excitement about his black hair with his fans right away.
A few minutes into the broadcast, however, Kai’s expression turned grim as he revealed that there was someone waiting outside EXO’s residence. “Also, this is unrelated,” he said, “but it seems like there are sasaengs outside the dorm.”
Kai then addressed the sasaengs directly, warning, “I’ll call the police. Leave quickly.”
8. Ruining Xiumin’s vacation
During one of the few times that the EXO members got a vacation, Xiumin decided to go on a vacation with his family to Vietnam. This trip was soon ruined when sasaeng fans started following him wherever he went.
The 5 Most Ridiculous Things Netizens Criticized EXO Members
Although it may be unbelievable, it has been ten years since EXO debuted.
Throughout their careers, many members have been criticized by netizens for some strange reasons. Here are some of the most absurd things that netizens criticized EXO members.
1. Baekhyun’s “rude” behavior
Baekhyun was once criticized when he was arrested. He used his mouth to accept air tickets from airport staff, which was regarded as rude by many netizens.
However, many fans came to Baekhyun's defense and said that he did so because his hands completely grasped the luggage.
2. Claiming Kai faked an injury
Kai used to appear in a wheelchair due to an ankle injury. Many netizens criticized him for this because they thought he was pretending to be injured.
However, this proved to be wrong, because Kai later had to withdraw from EXO activities due to his ankle.
3. Chen for getting married
When Chen announced his marriage in 2020, some Korean “fans” and netizens were not satisfied. They criticized Chen's decision and even tried to get him kicked by EXO.
As SM Entertainment issued a statement about how Chen will stay in the group, none of this worked.
4. Mocking several of the members’ visuals
Chen, Baekhyun, and Kai were once ridiculed by a few netizens who claimed that these three were the "ugliest" in the group.
Fans and netizens quickly defended the members, saying that insulting EXO's visual effects is simply absurd.
5. Falsely claiming that Lay left the group
When netizens announced that they would not participate in EXO’s Japan tour "EXO PLANET #2 – EXO’luXion – JAPAN", netizens were once angry with Lay. Many South Korean netizens criticized this and claimed that he would leave the group.
However, this is not the case, because Lay is still a member of EXO and has shared many heartwarming stories about his connection with him with other members.