Super Junior‘s Heechul has spoken out against sasaeng fans after revealing his own traumatic experiences.
During an appearance on tvN‘s talk show, Taxi, Heechul had discussed his disturbing experiences with sasaeng fans.
On the show, he explained that he has dismissed the idea of sasaeng being fans.
“I don’t add ‘fan’ when I talk about sasaeng. Sasaeng are not fans.”
– Super Junior’s Heechul
Many idols have also spoken out against sasaeng fans, including 2PM‘s Jun.K, BIGBANG‘s T.O.P, and Nam Taehyun, who have all issued personal final warnings.
Companies including SM Entertainment have even issued a final warning to protect their artists from sasaeng fans.
Heechul revealed that to this day, he still suffers from trauma after his own experiences escalated.
“In the past, fans rushed to the bathroom door, and I was traumatized by that experience. That’s why I still lock the bathroom door and only use the toilet sitting down. ”
— Super Junior’s Heechul
Source: Sports Seoul