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12:04 pm - 05/19/2011

SMAP becomes a trending topic on Twitter thanks to Justin Bieber’s tweet

Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber met one of Japan’s top idol groups, SMAP, on May 18th, during the filming of an episode of “SMAPxSMAP“.

Afterwards, Bieber tweeted “SMAP SMAP SMAP SMAP SMAP SMAP….SMAP” three times on his Twitter account. The pop singer has over 9 million followers on Twitter and the term “SMAP SMAP” soon became a trending word in the US. Although some of those who re-tweeted SMAP probably have no idea what it stands for, it’s good to see the veteran group getting some attention outside of Japan.

You can watch Bieber and the members of SMAP interact on the May 30th episode of “SMAPxSMAP”. The episode wiill also feature actor Mukai Osamu in the detective drama, “THE BUDDY“, and actress Takashima Reiko, comedian Gekidan Hitori, and others in the “Bistro SMAP” segment.

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smilepi 19th-May-2011 04:09 pm (UTC)
SMAP~ ♥
whoa, I can't believe Justin Bieber is going to be on SMAPXSMAP. I hope they sing "Baby" together. LOL.
rim1789 19th-May-2011 04:10 pm (UTC)
Actually it became trending word, worldwide xD

8D And SMAP totally deserve some recognitions outside * still remembering the Black Eyed Peas/SMAP eps xD *
shunluv 19th-May-2011 04:12 pm (UTC)
yayyyyyyyyyyyyy for SMAP trending though i don't use twitter xD
thanks Justin for promoting SMAP xD

though i am more excited to watch Mukai x SMAP detective drama more<3333333
hyuuchiha_miki 19th-May-2011 04:15 pm (UTC)
Justin! ♥ He sounds so excited XD

Okai, nau I can't wait for 30th May. Wanna watch Justin and Mukai-sama!!!
emiichan 19th-May-2011 04:19 pm (UTC)
I should say thanks to Justin :)
thefortysecond 19th-May-2011 04:20 pm (UTC)
I saw this when it was trending and I was really excited :D I'm not a Bieber fan at all, but I do have respect for him. Can't wait to see this episode!
worthelle 19th-May-2011 05:36 pm (UTC)
yeah, me too. It's really hilarious reading the other tweets about it, like,
"What the hell does SMAP means?" ahaha.

some even made their own meaning for it like,
"Selena My Adorable Princess"
LOL

I'm just glad I know them, so I don't look so stupid like them[though I can't blame them anyway, Hahaha]
katzsong 19th-May-2011 04:23 pm (UTC)
Oh NOW I SEE LOL
I saw the tweet yesterday, coz someone on my tlist RT that, and I was like ???? Bieber knew SMAP?
SMAP, today Bieber. Tomorrow, the world XDD
asuichii 19th-May-2011 04:24 pm (UTC)
owh..that's the reason^^ haha..
Way to go SMAP^^..Arashi next xDD LOL
hazel_darlene 21st-May-2011 02:29 am (UTC)
ohh well about that hehe Arashi and beautifulworeldtour also trended ni Philippines :D
mao246 19th-May-2011 04:26 pm (UTC)
Currently listening to Sekai ni Hitotsu Dekai no Hana to celebrate this LOLzy moment XD

Can't wait for SMAPXSMAP. Mukai Osamu~ And the biebs XD
kawaii_beela 19th-May-2011 04:28 pm (UTC)
soo jealous of him D: he prolly didnt even know who SMAP was before he met them ;____; but at least theres world recognition for SMAP cuz of him XD

OMFGGGG THE MUKAI OSAMU DETECTIVE DRAMA!! FINALLLLLY!!! MORE EXCITED FOR THAT!! and gekidan hitori!!

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crazyfaucet 19th-May-2011 06:33 pm (UTC)
+ 1 to your justin bieber comment!
the_lilone 19th-May-2011 04:29 pm (UTC)
Sad that it takes Bieber to get SMAP more worldwide attention. But YAY XD I don't know how I feel about him going on SMAP cuz that means a collaboration and... and........
kotomichi 19th-May-2011 04:31 pm (UTC)
Afterwards, Bieber tweeted “SMAP SMAP SMAP SMAP SMAP SMAP….SMAP” three times on his Twitter account.

ummmmm ok
miuratenshi 19th-May-2011 04:50 pm (UTC)
LOL I was so irritated yesterday at the bajillion tweets asking what SMAP was. People were equating it with swag, Selena, and Taylor Swift and I was like "doesn't anyone know how to Google or read the tweets in the TT?".
lamely46 19th-May-2011 04:56 pm (UTC)
lol mte they were annoying.
gyuri 19th-May-2011 04:55 pm (UTC)
My husband is so king, being nice to the less fortunate looking groups out there.
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