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BLACKPINK’s Jennie & Lee Jung Jae Take An Iconic Selfie At The 2021 LACMA Gala!

by Victoria Marian Belmis / Nov 14, 2021 05:03 AM EST
BLACKPINK's Jennie and Lee Jung Jae

It is poetic sometimes how life goes full circle. This was recently evident as BLACKPINK's very own Jennie took an iconic selfie with her namesake, Korean actor Lee Jung Jae.

Notably, both Lee Jung Jae and BLACKPINK's Jennie were at the 2021 LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) Art+Film Gala, and it was only natural for them to meet and have a special moment with one another.

As of writing this article, today, on the 14th of November, Lee Jung Jae posted on his Instagram account some photos he took from the 2021 Art+Film Gala that was held on the 6th of November. 

Among the amazing photos that Lee Jung Jae posted on his, Instagram is a selfie he took with BLACKPINK's Jennie at the event.

Beyond this, fans and BLINKs (the fandom name of BLACKPINK) were incredibly ecstatic to see the two stars as the two celebrities have a special connection that begins from Jennie's name. 

In a previous appearance on the JTBC variety show entitled "Knowing Bros" in 2020, BLACKPINK's Jennie revealed that her mother, who is a large fan of Lee Jung Jae, named her Jennie because it sounded similar to Jae Hee, the name of Lee Jung Jae's character in the popular drama "Hourglass." 

BLACKPINK Jennie expressed that she told actor Lee Jung Jae about the story when she met him for a short while.

Not long after this, Lee Jung Jae shared in an interview that he watched BLACKPINK's documentary entitled "BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky" and became an instant fan of the K-pop girl group from YG Entertainment.

Fans really love the wholesome duo formed by BLACKPINK's Jennie and actor Lee Jung Jae.

Aside from BLACKPINK's Jennie, Lee Jung Jae has been seen taking photos taken at the 2021 LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) Art+Film Gala with celebrities such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Elle Fanning, and Eva Chow.

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