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Exploiting $ from Japanese fans - 30,000 yen to purchase silver jewellery in exchange for entrance ticket to Jerry Yan fans meet session

Exploiting $ from Japanese fans - 30,000 yen to purchase silver jewellery in exchange for entrance ticket to Jerry Yan fans meet session

Price to see Jerry Yan = 30,000 yen (approximately NTD8271).
Mia Jewelry, which Jerry Yan endorses will have a press conference in Taipei next Saturday. To exchange for an invitation ticket to the event, Japan fans have to purchase a set of MIA special collection costing 30,000 yen. Besides earning 7 figure endorsement fee, Jerry also helped MIA to earn 5 million dollars from fans pocket. By this move, Mia is said to exploit fans money.

Free tickets by draw for Official fan club members

The new collection press conference will be open 1500 Jerry fans, seems like a commercial meet the fans session. Currently. MIA Jewelry has allocated 700 seats by lucky draw to Star Jerry official fan club members. Non fanclub members will have to buy over NT$5000 worth of products to receive an invitation card to the event.

Fans complain expensive but still pay

As Jerry seldom attends public functions, therefore even though fans complain it's expensive, they still fork out the $. 500 sets of products were sold out very soon. According to sources, at the moments among the 1200 fans who are confirmed a seat, most are Japanese. Although Star Jerry members from Taiwan need not buy products to gain entrance, but they still feel it's unfair to the Japanese fans and think they are exploiting fans money.

In response to this accuse,MIA jewelry marketing manager Ivy expressed tat it is to control the number of people attending the event. Previously, during F4 Wish to see u in Taiwan event on 0422, fans from Japan, Korea and other overseas countries followed travel tours to Taiwan. If the event is open free of charge, there will be too many people wanting to attend.
At the event, there'll be fans interaction where Jerry will giveaway a specially engraved ring with 0101 (representing Jerry's birthdate).

Jerry's manager, Zheng Mao Liang said: "We did our responsiblity by fighting for benefits for official fanclub members, but how the company market the products has nothing to do with the artises."

Source: Zhong Guo Shi Bao 10.08.2007
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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hi Jerry!!! I´m one of ur fans. I saw Meteor Garden and love it tl now. It is very fntstic.I´m Debbie Ann Geisel frm Philippines.
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