On June 21, 2022, Kep1er’s Yujin was lauded by fans when she bought gifts for her parents with the earnings she made from the group’s promotions – her first salary in seven years.
The gift included hanwoo beef and funds for an Outback Steakhouse meal. In an appreciation post, Yujin’s mother expressed her gratitude for the present and said that she had received the presents in May. She also mentioned how much she missed her daughter:
a post talking about yujin buying her parents korean beef is trending on pann right now and most of the comments are saying she worked hard and they hope she’ll do better in the future here are some of it#CHOI_YUJIN #최유진 #씨엘씨 #CLC #Kep1er #케플러 @official_kep1er pic.twitter.com/lDeTwjOnbo
— ً (@yuchaedaz) June 21, 2022
“You are my daughter whom I don’t see often but I am grateful that you are taking such good care of us. I love you.”
When a netizen shared the Instagram post by Yujin’s mother, it sparked interest among fans, who appreciated the singer’s thoughtful gesture.
Choi yujin is nice person😍
— Yujinnie💗🐰 (@utokkis_jinni) June 21, 2022
Kep1er’s Yujin earns recognition from fans after sending a meaningful present to her parents
After news of the gift spread among fans, many praised the young K-pop idol for the gesture.
A post about Yujin buying her parents beef is trending on pann.
— TEAMYUJIN🍹 (@team_yujin) June 21, 2022
According to a Korean media outlet, the netizen who shared the aforementioned Instagram post, also went on to write:
“She gifted her family with hanwoo beef & her parents with Outback so that they can go on a date. She did not receive income during her CLC days, but she must have received income while promoting with Kep1er. So touching, I am tearing up TTT. Yujin bunny hwaiting.”
In response to the post, another netizen noted that Kep1er has gained international followers thanks to their audition program. The K-pop girl group‘s debut album also sold 20,000 copies in its first week, leading fans to hope that the group continues down this path of success.
Yujin’s thoughtful present to a contestant on Girls Planet 999
During her participation in the Girls Planet 999 survival program, Yujin drew attention not only because of her talent, but also because of her kind-heartedness. Cai Bing, a contestant on the program, earlier stated on an online live stream that she had received a present from Yujin.
Cai Bing showed her followers the gift, which was an autographed copy of CLC’s album, HELICOPTER. Cai Bing’s team had performed on the HELICOPTER track during the show’s first round, making the gift even more meaningful.
Meanwhile, Kep1er’s first album, DOUBLAST, debuted at number three on the global iTunes album chart and number eleven on the European album chart. The group also charted in the top three in a number of countries, including Brazil, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, Turkey, Vietnam, Singapore, and others.