Since Wonyoung was in IZ*ONE, the young K-Pop idol has been a fan-favorite in the industry. Being both talented and beautiful, it’s no surprise that she has built up such a loyal and passionate fanbase!
Any fan of Wonyoung’s would likely flip out if given the opportunity to meet her, and recently, one such fan had such a moment caught on camera for the world to see.
Baseball player Jeoung Sheol Won, a pitcher for the Doosan Bears, had the chance to meet and shake Wonyoung’s hand at a game that she pitched at recently.
wonyoung throwing that baseball & leeseo hitting an imaginary ball. they’re so cute 😭 pic.twitter.com/J7GiYBQrF2
— nini (@liztonins) June 19, 2022
The moment between the 23-year-old athlete and the IVE member was brief, but it was the way Jeoung reacted after the handshake that has people reacting in conflicting ways.
Wonyoung is everyone’s favorite baseball girl pic.twitter.com/6zuWOqt6cI
— 🎀 (@wonslaycat) June 20, 2022
He seems giddy and giggling after the handshake in the video below, which results in a surprised reaction from Wonyoung.
THE WAY HE GIGGLED AND JUMPED AFTER SHAKING HAND WITH WONYOUNG JDJAJDSJ pic.twitter.com/alHSqTZl6W
— ً (@wonyovers) June 20, 2022
Many of the comments on the post were relating to the baseball player’s excitement, and saw nothing wrong with his reaction.
Living his best life. pic.twitter.com/WOTL6xaDmM
— Treize (@class_yboy16) June 20, 2022
i mean who wouldn’t??
— k (@kvezii) June 20, 2022
I mean same …. Same 😂 ill just faint
— D (@d_danixxo96) June 20, 2022
I would too if wonyoung even acknowledged me ID start giggling too 😭😭😭😭
— Spoiledmilk (@Spoiledmilk047) June 20, 2022
Others, however, found this behavior from an adult man towards a teenage girl odd and uncomfortable.
Grown men giggling like that ane jumping in front of a MINOR….. a KID….. oh Lord when I say there is everything wrong in that video………!
— love (@faith_3000) June 21, 2022
.. isn’t he like 23?
— Dani🇧🇷🇵🇹 (@Minatozaki_gf) June 21, 2022
mind u wonyoung is a child
— daddy’s girl (@miumiumu_se) June 20, 2022
Let’s be honest though, who wouldn’t get excited over getting to meet a popular celebrity?