SHINee's Jinki teases new hair color on Vlive, fans can’t 'think straight' after Blonde Jinki appears
2021 will be the year for SHINee, SM Entertainment’s super popular K-pop group, Shawols as SHINee fans are called can just already feel it. After an impromptu album announcement, SHINee fans got another major surprise from SHINee member K-pop star Onew aka Lee Jin-ki (shortened as Jinki) who has been teasing fans about his new hair color, and after the dramatic hair color reveals, Shawols were quick to announce, "can’t think straight" anymore. Here’s a short account of the meltdown that all of us collectively went through after witnessing Blonde Jinki.
The internet has been buzzing anticipating about SHINee’s much-awaited comeback which is going to be dropping reportedly in the first half of 2021, SM Entertainment has teased. Before that, Jinki of SHINee took it to Twitter to guess the color of his newly dyed hair with a promise to do the ‘hair color reveal’ on a Vlive session on January 15. On the Vlive, fans had to wait a fair bit of time before the anticipated hair reveal as the ‘Moonlight’ crooner was busy showing Shawols the weather instead. Later, as promised, the K-pop star appeared on the Vlive and showed his fans, a stunning shade of full blonde hair colour. A fan said, "I CANT THINK STRAIGHT OMG LEE JINKI!!!!!!!!"
I CANT THINK STRAIGHT OMG LEE JINKI!!!!!!!! pic.twitter.com/EDu5TjAEAq— ♡ 어도러블™️ (@therhytaem) January 15, 2021
What are fans saying?
SHINee fans can’t keep calm after the Vlive as they can just feel the SHINee comeback coming near. A fan said, “Super cute jinki popped out ㅠㅠ” Another said, “HE LOOKS SO GOOD I CANT!” An overwhelmed fan posted, “JINKI IS BLONDE JINKI IS BLONDE THIS IS NOT A DRILL AHHHHHHH!” Another fan represented the whole fandom’s feeling sharing “Jinki in blonde helpppppppp the comeback is real near, my shineekon may really happen soon haaaa!”
HE LOOKS SO GOOD I CANT https://t.co/c9eV5AV9z2— lucca⁷ (@luccathirteen) January 15, 2021
JINKI IS BLONDE JINKI IS BLONDE THIS IS NOT A DRILL AHHHHHHH pic.twitter.com/o6jjJdYn2R— BLONDE JINKI (@codeineliver) January 15, 2021
Jinki in blonde helpppppppp the comeback is real near, my shineekon may really happen soon haaaa 😭🥺❤️ pic.twitter.com/Jbb4uvkoc4— Jess 🍇 (@ikonicshawol) January 15, 2021
The first news of SHINee’s comeback was announced on the new year live of SM Entertainment, tilted ‘SMTown Live: Culture Humanity’ where a dramatic teaser showed SHINee’s memorable moments from the last decade with an announcement that SHINee is back. As SHINee members Minho, Onew, Key, and Taemin unite after Minho’s military service was over at the end of 2020. SM Entertainment in a short statement has said, “SHINee is preparing a new album. The comeback schedule will be announced once it is confirmed.” SHINee last released an album as a group on 2018 titled ‘The Story of Light: Epilogue’. In 2020, SHINee’s Taemin released his solo album ‘Never Gonna Dance Again’ in two parts and made a record for being the youngest K-pop star to consecutively release music for thirteen years.
Stream Taemin’s ‘Idea’ here.