Uproar after $226 Song Joong Ki China fan meet tickets sold illegally for $1,425

16 May 2016 / 5 months 2 weeks ago

First, there were reports that the tickets to a Chinese variety show which Song Joong Ki was appearing in were illegally sold at high prices.

Now, tickets for his fan meetings in China have also allegedly been sold illegally, reports Soompi.

Tickets for the Beijing fan meeting on May 14 were being sold for as high as 6800 yuan (approximately $1425), despite the normal price being only 1080 yuan (approximately $226).

Illegal ticket sellers have been exploiting the actor’s growing popularity in China.

Tickets were also sold at inflated prices for a conference on May 13, preceding the fan meeting.

For the morning conference, tickets were sold at 1500 yuan (approximately $314) and for the afternoon conference, ticket resellers were quoting 800 yuan (approximately $167).

Meanwhile, Song Joong Ki held his fan meeting in Beijing on May 14 to great success.

He prepared various performances for his Chinese fans, and even showed off his Chinese singing skills with the song “Long Time No See,” touching the hearts of the audience members.

Song Joong Ki will continue his tour of China in Wuhan on May 21.

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