KUALA LUMPUR: Fans of popular K-Pop group BlackPink came together via online earlier today to celebrate the birthday of its member Rose.
According to Soompi, the fans took over twitter at midnight in conjunction with the idol who turned 22.
Blinks, as the fans are known, began trending the hashtags #RosesAreRosieDay and Park Chaeyoung, which is Rose’s Korean name, worldwide on social media platform as a way to show their love for the South Korean artiste.
Apparently #RosesAreRosieDay was still the No. 1 worldwide trend on Twitter an hour after midnight.
The official Twitter account of BlackPink also featured a birthday post that read: “Today is our lovely and cute Chaeng-squirrel’s birthday.
To all the Blinks who are always a comforting source of strength, please spend an exciting Monday full of love together with Rose today.”
The quartet’s agency, YG Entertainment, and its founder, Yang Hyun Suk, had online birthday wishes for Rose as well, which were posted via their official Twitter and Instagram accounts.
Not one to miss out on the action, Rose had also shared her message of love and thanked legion of fans for their well wishes and continuous support.
As a gift to them, she posted a soulful cover of American singer-songwriter Halsey’s hit electro song, Eyes Closed on Twitter and Instagram.
Part of her post read: “Thank you for all the lovely birthday messages! I’m always so spoiled by all of you and I’m so grateful to every single one of you. So here’s me giving a tiny little something back in return. This is the studio version of my cover for Halsey’s Eyes Closed. I sang this at our Japan concert last year but this song has been one of my favourites for a very long time. So I’m super excited that I am able to give this to you on my birthday. Surprise!”
Fans naturally chimed in with positive comments. One read: “To the sweetest angel who even thought of her fans on her own birthday and gifted them a cover, thank you so much and happy birthday. Wishing you everlasting happiness.”
Another wrote: “Happy birthday to our amazing main vocalist with the biggest and warmest heart, Rose. Thank you for always loving blinks and I hope we can make you just as happy as you make us. I hope all your dreams come true in 2019.”