Stray Kids main dancer and main visual, the great Prince Hwang Hyunjin, has recently encountered a terrifying injury during their MANIAC World Tour in the US. But despite the pain, he delivered a flawless performance throughout the show. So what really happened to Hyunjin? Check out the following news about the injury, and moments of Prince Hyunjin with his dedication during the MANIAC World Tour in Oakland, US.
Stray Kids Hyunjin Delivered Flawless Performance Despite Hand Injury During US MANIAC World Tour – What Happened?
Nothing beats Stray Kids honorable Prince Hyunjin when it comes to his dedication to dancing and delivering the best performance. And this time, the evidence is unequivocal and apparent, especially after Stray Kids Hyunjin encountered an injury during US MANIAC World Tour. His performance was still FLAWLESS!
On July 12 local time, Stray Kids completed their updated schedule for MANIAC Tour in Oakland. While Stray Kids performance was just as magnificent as usual, there was one particular situation that alarmed fans: a bandage wrapped around Hyunjin’s right hand. Besides, Hyunjin seemed to be in pain even though he tried hard to hide it from the audience.
What REALLY Happened?
A while after the news about Hyunjin’s bandaged hand circulated on social media, JYP Entertainment explained what really happened to Hyunjin and his right hand.
On July 14 KST, JYP Entertainment released an official statement about Stray Kids Hyunjin injury during MANIAC World Tour in the US. According to the statement, Hyunjin hurt his hand right before the concert in Oakland. He bumped his right hand against a door, which then resulted in a minor injury.
During the MANIAC Tour in Oakland, Stray Kids Hyunjin managed to join the performance after receiving first aid from medical staff. However, the medical professional still suggested that Hyunjin refrains from making extreme movements.
That is why they decided to limit Hyunjin’s movements for the upcoming performances to ensure that he recovers his health.
5 Moments Showing Stray Kids Hyunjin Dedication Despite His Injury in MANIAC World Tour, Oakland
Still, despite the pain in his injured right hand, Stray Kids Hyunjin managed to deliver flawless performance during their MANIAC World Tour in Oakland, US. Stray Kids Hyunjin showed the sincerest dedication to give every bit of his commitment to STAY despite the injury in his right hand.
And you can see them clearly from the following moments.
1. Hyunjin’s Performance in “Charmer” Looked As If He was Completely Healthy
During the dance they did for “Charmer” from the “ODDINARY” album, Stray Kids Hyunjin still performed all the movements full of spirit and dedication. If you pay attention closely to his expressions and dancing, there will be a point when you forget that his hand was injured.
i can’t even when his hand hurts he still does his best to look perfect ah my hwang hyunjin ㅜ— Sam | get well soon hyunjin (@hwangersam) July 13, 2022
2. His Dedication to Deliver the BEST Performance
Yes, Hyunjin might be able to conceal some extreme hand movements when he was the center. However, there were times when he couldn’t do it in group choreography.
But still, Hyunjin still managed to pull off some challenging choreography even though he was in a lot of pain due to the fresh injury.
I'm beyond impressed how Hyunjin was able to do that move without using his hand… 😳 How much legs and core strength it requires… 😱 He's incredible dancer 🥲 pic.twitter.com/9JT8RKapBc— Paula 🍀 IT'S HYUNJULY❣️ (@Hyunjin3Hyunjin) July 13, 2022
3. Keeping His Right Hand Hidden in Front of STAYs
We know how much STAY fans mean to Stray Kids members. And that is especially for Hyunjin, who experienced firsthand how much STAY fans love him and are willing to stay beside him even during his bullying controversy.
Therefore, to prevent from worrying STAY fans, throughout the time when he was not performing, Hyunjin kept hiding his right hand behind his back. He also comforted STAY fans and kept saying that he was okay.
Just as expected from our thoughtful and kind Prince Hyunjin.
hyunjin my angel i hope your hand is fine i’m worried pic.twitter.com/wcXbTfyXHN— 서현^^ (@_lilhyuni) July 13, 2022
hiding his hand from us and smiling so cutely so we won’t worry.. get well soon my hyunjin 🙁 pic.twitter.com/qxYqgPGJI9— jenn (@hyunebii) July 13, 2022
omg hyunjin’s english improved so much!! he is so adorable 😭 but the way he hid his hand 😭pic.twitter.com/SHGDsJ3XT1— 사라 ♡ (@forhyunlixie) July 14, 2022
4. When in Pain or Inconvenienced? He Keeps on Going!
Still, performing with a freshly-injured hand doesn’t mean that you don’t feel the pain. At times, Hyunjin seemed tired of holding the pain and the limitation of his hand.
But even then, he keeps on going!
it's like on unveil manila, he injured his hand/arm in a middle of a performance during the early part of the concert 🙁 hyunjin ah 😭pic.twitter.com/hEa8Cs5ak4— – 🍀 (@lovestayracha) July 13, 2022
Hyunjin tried to open his water bottle but he couldn't he saw changbin drink water and drink after him— HYUNJIN DAILY (@Daily_HJupdates) July 14, 2022
Despite having an injured hand, #Hyunjin still gave a spectacular performance. His level of professionalism and dedication unbelievable WE LOVE YOU HYUNJIN @Stray_Kids pic.twitter.com/Ei0Lep8UDM
5. Prince Hyujin, the Stage God
Finally, one of the most iconic moments during Stray Kids MANIAC Oakland Tour was when Hyunjin decided to conceal his injured hand with more powerful choreography. In Stray Kids “God’s Menu” there was a moment in the choreography when Hyujin had to do an extreme movement with his hand for the “du du du” part.
But because he couldn’t do it with his injured hand, Hyunjin decided to do a different choreography, which was a LOT more powerful.
Hyunjin hand is injured so he can't do the du du du part with his hand look what our stage god hyunjin did— HYUNJIN DAILY (@Daily_HJupdates) July 13, 2022
You are a true performer Hwang Hyunjin! a true stage king we are so proud of you 👏 pic.twitter.com/qrTJ4TtCOX
Moreover, you can also notice that Hyunjin’s shoe was also unlaced during this particular movement. But he did it like nothing happened.
injured hand + his unlaced and loose boots yet still giving his everything 🙁 mad respect to this performer…. HWANG HYUNJIN YOU'RE TRULY ONE OF A KIND pic.twitter.com/9cK3kxk9P7— 🍀 crystal ☺︎ 🎪 (@Love8KZ) July 13, 2022
That is why fans praised Stray Kids Hyunjin as the Stage God.
and all of that with injured hand hyunjin pro idol pic.twitter.com/cdF5pSm456— ᦈ nina 𐑂 (@levantershan) July 13, 2022
So, what do you think about what happened to Hyunjin during MANIAC World Tour in Oakland? Unfortunately, Hyunjin must limit his movements for the remaining schedule to ensure his hand is completely healed. Therefore, please continue cheering for Stray Kids and Hyunjin in the comments. And stay with Kpoppost Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter for more update on Stray Kids.
In the meantime, here’s a fancam of Stray Kids performance in Oakland.
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