Some claim that the lasers were unintentional
12 Feb 2018 - 9:21 AM  UPDATED 12 Feb 2018 - 9:22 AM

Over the weekend controversy emerged surrounding Red Velvet's Yeri's recent high school graduation.

Photos were posted from the graduation day showing several lasers being pointed onto Yeri's face, with many fans and attendees claiming that the act was done maliciously by antis to harrass the Red Velvet member.

Comments included: "Why are you doing stuff like that... do you really want things like that at someone's graduation?" and "That's scary... is there a reason for them to hate someone this much?"

Since the incident though, some people have come forward to say the lasers aren't being pointed at Yeri, but are rather from cameras trying to focus on her to get quality photos, and that odds are the photos were being taken by fansites in the first place. See below for the post explaining the camera and an English translation.

"As someone who is currently in the photography business, I can tell you that the laser is due to an AF assist lamp where its used to help the camera focus right before it flashes. You know all the big flashes you see from reporters, its the same thing and the laser seriously lasts about 0.2 seconds. It isn't harmful at all to people and it isn't a laser for pointing at someone's face, so many will probably wonder 'why there's so many pointing at her face?' Some will assume it was done by multiple people but I can tell you that one assist lamp emits that much laser, I'll add a photo. From what I can see, I don't think it was a laser terror or anything of that nature but rather occurred when fan site homepage managers and fans tried to take nice photos of her." (Source)

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