Because the choice was between going over this or the prostitution ring scandal, and it’s a Monday and I would rather start off the week with something light and dumb, TWICE member and suspected Taiwanese freedom fighter Tzuyu recently went back to Taiwan to take the equivalent of a middle school GED test.
Tzuyu was reportedly met by a “throng of fans and press” at her testing site which has to be one of the most surreal sights imaginable because state educational exams are among the most soul-sucking human endeavors to ever exist outside of filling out tax forms and watching Michael Bay movies. For her part, Tzuyu definitely looked like a teenager readying herself for tedious reading comprehension and geometry questions.
However, the TWICE prodigy couldn’t even escape her celebrity within the sacred space of the classroom/testing center. Her exam proctor actually asked if she could be so kind as to sign her desk. Ever the professional, Tzuyu agreed to the impromptu fan sign event.
Her proctor requested that she sign her desk, so Tzuyu wrote a smiley face, the date of her test, as well as a message reading, “It’s TWICE’s Tzuyu. Shuanhua Elementary school, fighting!” with her autograph.
Amusingly, the school then made sure that the Tzuyu Desk Signing could not be construed as any sort of controversy as the facility emphasized that the autograph was entirely their idea and not the work of some renegade vandal. The principal of the school testing site went on to state that the desk was brought in specifically for the exam (so it’s not as if some poor child will have to learn to read and write while sitting on the floor this week) and that the desk will become some sort of exhibit in the future (a little strange, but whatever).
That’s actually… pretty bulletproof. Someone should hire this principal as a K-Pop PR representative posthaste.