Sorry, But Two Korean Lesbian Billionaires Didn’t Get Married And Become The Richest Couple Alive

    "Coming from a tweet about lesbian Korean billionaire, wtf this is so good."

    This tweet about lesbian Korean billionaires has gone viral, but it's not what it seems.

    [BREAKING] Lesbian Korean Billionaires, Ha Soo Young and Kim Ji Woo, marry. With a combined net worth of $170 BILLION, this makes them the richest couple alive.

    You might remember this story from two years ago about a Chinese billionaire couple, which turned out to be fake.

    [BREAKING] Lesbian Chinese Billionaires, Meng Mei Qi and Wu Xuan Yi, marry. Making them the richest couple alive.

    Well, this is a similar tale.

    [BREAKING] Lesbian Korean Billionaires, Ha Soo-young and Kim Ji-woo, marry. With a combined net worth of $149 BILLION, this makes them the richest couple alive.

    The women in the photo are actually from the K-pop group Loona.

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    More specifically two of the members, Yves...

    ...and Chuu.

    BuzzFeed News spoke to 19-year-old Rine, a student from the Philippines, whose tweet about the supposed billionaires went viral. She said she tweeted it for fun and promo.

    [BREAKING] Lesbian Korean Billionaires, Ha Soo Young and Kim Ji Woo, marry. With a combined net worth of $170 BILLION, this makes them the richest couple alive.

    She said she responded to locals (the general public) by telling them to "stan Loona" and sharing links to their latest song "Butterfly".

    Rine said: "The responses of the locals actually made me laugh since they were all being cute and congratulating them."

    A lot of people believed the tweet.

    And have been doing the maths.

    My personal debt is 0.0002% of their net worth and yet it’s 100% crippling x https://t.co/b1T7GXB3Dq

    Crazy Jeff Bezos is 69 billion away from catching up. One person WOW. Hats off to the ladies tho https://t.co/j7zyvKUpFy

    On people falling for the tweet, Rine said: "Well, let's say that I feel sappy about it? Probably because a lot of people recognized the girls and finally listened to Loona, which is a great thing because that's what all fans want, right?"

    MY FRIEND THOUGHT THAT THE TWEET ABOUT CHUU AND YVES BEING LESBIAN BILLIONAIRES WAS REAL IM CRYING

    "I wasn't really expecting that my tweet will reach the local Twitter, since I'm an orbit and all I tweet about is Loona. And I personally think that they should search who these girls are, since I stated their names before congratulating them.

    "I mean, this is just Twitter, and most of Stan Twitter will literally do everything and anything for their faves to be promoted."

    Rine added: "The other responses to my tweet were either full of hatred or just people being surprised. I didn't even expect that my tweet will blow just like that, because like I said — I did it just for fun and for Loona of course."

    Some people were sad to find out that the tweet wasn't true.

    I thought this was real. What a bummer. https://t.co/EN9gZmdrJC

    The tweet even got a like from Kehlani.

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    And Victoria Monet shared a screenshot of the tweet on Instagram stories.

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    Rine wants you to stan Loona so you can watch Loona's latest song "Butterfly" below.

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    Ikran Dahir is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

    Contact Ikran Dahir at ikran.dahir@buzzfeed.com.

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