BTS member Taehyung revived an old trend to make a protest against cyberbullying, wearing lipstick in his photoshoot for the limited edition album “Proof“, which was finally sent to fans last Thursday, 29th of September.
Photos of the idol wearing red lipstick, kissing his hand, and showing his lip print filled fans with curiosity, only to discover that the photo used as a Spotify profile was part of a protest.
Kim Taehyung in red lipstick.. I’m not complaining about life anyomore pic.twitter.com/2RpWxN9esp
— BubbleTae (@BubbleTatae) September 29, 2022
This form of aggression is exercised indirectly through social networks or information technologies, where they can be shared with all kinds of humiliating comments, gossip, in addition to the dissemination of private messages and images.
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The trend-shaped protest emerged in 2016, when makeup brands Tarte Cosmetics and BystanderRevolution teamed up to raise awareness of cyberbullying, with the #KissAndMakeup campaign, posting selfies using lipstick on the backs of their hands across social networks. social networks.
Nowadays, more people are joining the trend, just like K-Pop group V did, and like his fans have been doing with the hashtag #KissOffCyberbullying showing their support for the campaign.
TAEHYUNG could be sending a very powerful message with this photo.
Coincidence or not
The meaning of the lipstick 💄 on the hand is part of a campaign against CYBERBULLYING since 2016
Cyberbullying must end.
— THV MEDIA SITE (@thv_mediasite) September 29, 2022