Netizen Roleplays As BTS Jungkook’s Wife

Netizen Roleplays As BTS Jungkook’s Wife And Gets A Free Uber Ride

When it comes to K-Pop, it is not uncommon to see fans joke about being their idols’ wives. This is largely accepted as long as the joke doesn’t turn into an unhealthy obsession.

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A never-ending list of BTS Jungkook’s “wives” on Twitter

As not only a K-Pop idol but also a worldwide superstar, BTS‘s Jungkook has a lot of such “wives” among his fans.

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BTS’s Jungkook | @bts.bighitofficial/Instagram

One netizen shared a story of when she actually got a free Uber ride after roleplaying as Jungkook’s wife!


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The netizen was on a trip in Busan, Jungkook’s hometown, and called for an Uber ride. She noticed the driver’s name was “Jeon,” like the idol’s. So, she struck up a conversation with him about his last name.

Netizen: “Are there lots of people with the last name ‘Jeon’ in Busan?”
Driver: “Not many!”

– Conversation between the netizen and driver

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A mural of BTS’s Jungkook and Jimin in Busan, their hometown | VisitKorea

After that, the netizen got into her character and started roleplaying without explicitly letting the driver know.

Then, can I call you brother-in-law?

– Netizen

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BTS’s Jungkook | @btspicstwt_/Twitter

Since the netizen didn’t tell the driver what she was doing, she thought he’d be dumbfounded. However, he responded immediately,

Because of Jungkook?

– Driver

The two kept the conversation going, and as the netizen got off, the driver told her he’d cancel the fare for the ride. Indeed, the netizen got a notification about the cancellation.

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Uber charge cancellation | @summerandchill/Threads

After the story was posted, a non-fan was confused by the story and asked for an explanation.

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Non-fan: “What’s the joke with ‘brother-in-law’? I’m not an ARMY.”

OP: “Because Jungkook’s last name is also Jeon.”

Non-fan: “I know Jungkook’s last name is Jeon, but why did you call the driver ‘brother-in-law’…? Sorry, I really want to understand what’s going on.”

Other netizen: “Because she’s Jeon Jungkook’s wife.”

Non-fan: “Thank you for your direct explanation. I understand now.”

– Explanation of the situation

If you’re lucky enough to run into a driver with the last name Jeon in Busan, this would be a great way to strike up a conversation, and who knows, maybe you’d get your ride for free, too!



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