After a heated exchange between Filipinos and Koreans resulting in trending ‘#cancelkorea’, ‘#SorrytoFilipinos‘ trended at no. 2 in South Korea along with screenshots and translations of apologies of some Korean netizens.
— hyk | (@chaemntzk) September 10, 2020
— WHITE_SHADOW (@WHITESH61939599) September 10, 2020
Former Idol School contestant and Korean YouTuber, Jessica Lee, provided context to the movement and apologized to Filipino audiences on behalf of the Koreans.
In response, some Filipino netizens are trending ‘#SorrytoKoreans’.
— 回:ᘜᗴᘔ (@StarDeobi) September 11, 2020
I am also sorry on behalf of my country. As a Filipino I also got offended because of the comments degrading my country but let's forgive and forget and spread love 💕 I hope everyone learned their lessons about this. #Sorrytokoreans#SorryToFilipinos pic.twitter.com/Xf2X6pLEx7
— Noe (@noelovesZLLHN) September 11, 2020