But that they did, and lo and behold, a huge fuss followed.
The tiny figure was later confirmed to be TVXQ’s Changmin.
The competition quickly went from healthy to unhealthy. When EXO fans celebrated Baekhyun’s birthday in 2012, they unexpectedly provoked the ire of bacon (yes, bacon) fans.
It turned out that they were not at all impressed to find the #bacon tag flooded with photos of an Asian boy band member.
Needless to say, arguments ensued, as one side struggled to protect the sanctity of their favourite breakfast food and the other combated some bitter racial slurs.