KPop idol Heechul of the popular boy band Super Junior opened up on how he dealt with the leaking of his ballot online in his recent guesting on SBS “Game Show”.
The 33-year-old star revealed that the incident had made him extremely concerned of the possible outcome that it might bring. He further revealed that the ballot scandal have not only bothered him but his group mates as well.
"I almost got banned from broadcasts for 5 years. I went to Hong Kong yesterday [when the results came out], and I was so nervous. I almost couldn't come here," Heechul told the audience as quoted by All KPop.
He continued: “Everyone saw whom I voted for during early voting. I got contacted while filming 'A Hyung I Know'. Our group chat went crazy."
According to a report by Soompi, Heechul casted his ballots during the preliminary voting which took place on May 4 to 5. Unfortunately, his chosen president was revealed online as several reporters had a chance to capture his ticket.
Meanwhile, Heechul’s fellow Super Junior member Kyuhyun is set to release his upcoming single “Goodbye For Now” on May 24 before his military enlistment on May 25. Moreover, he will also appear on the fourth season of the South Korean travel-reality show “New Journey to the West 4” alongside Kang Ho Dong, Lee Soo Geun, Eun Ji Won, Ahn Jae Hyun, and WINNER’s Song Mino .
According to an official statement released by tvN as quoted by All Kpop: "Kyuhyun decided to join 'New Journey to the West' before his enlistment as it fits his schedule.”
“The members wanted him to join as well, so this is good news. The filming date and location have not been revealed. We ask that you look at it through the broadcast,” added the network.
Watch Heechul and Kyuhyun on the music video of Super Junior’s “Magic” below: