K-pop girls group BLACKPINK announced that they would no longer accept gifts from fans.
“We no longer respectfully accept the support or gifts of fans who have prepared to celebrate BLACKPINK’s special days,” YG said. Soompi. Events that are considered “special days” include group anniversaries, birthdays, broadcasts, concerts, and more.
“We would be grateful if you could give us gifts and support from the fans. [which are used] to convey your love and to celebrate these special days, the places they need more, ”YG added.
The agency also said the policy would take effect on October 12, adding that “gifts sent by mail or packages delivered will be returned or discarded.” These include those left physically at YG Entertainment’s headquarters in Seoul.
However, the agency noted that fans were still allowed to send handwritten letters to the group, but that they should be mailed in an envelope. The company also warned in a statement not to use anything other than “letter paper” in the fan letter.
In other BLACKPINK news, The band is set to make a special headline on YouTube soon Dear Earth, together Billy Eilish, Jaden Smith, Tinashe and others. The special premiere is scheduled for October 23 and it reflects last year’s format Dear 2020, full of keynote speeches, musical performances, and more.