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Singer Roy Kim Quizzed over Alleged Sharing of Porn

Singer Roy Kim Quizzed over Alleged Sharing of Porn

SEOUL, Apr. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Singer Roy Kim was grilled by police Wednesday over allegations that he shared obscene materials on a mobile chat with several other fellow entertainers, including ex-BIGBANG member Seungri and arrested singer Jung Joon-young. The 26-year-old, whose real name is Kim Sang-woo, appeared at the major crime unit of the [...]

S. Korean Police Request Help from Chinese Authorities in Burning Sun Probe

S. Korean Police Request Help from Chinese Authorities in Burning Sun Probe

BEIJING/SEOUL, Apr. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean police confirmed Thursday they are seeking cooperation from Chinese law enforcement in the probe of a nightclub tied to former BIGBANG member Seungri. The request was made to verify various speculation surrounding a Taiwanese businesswoman, who is said to own a large stake in the nightclub Burning [...]

YG, Major Broadcasters Burning Bridges with Scandal-ridden Pop Stars

YG, Major Broadcasters Burning Bridges with Scandal-ridden Pop Stars

SEOUL, Mar. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The management agency of boy band BIGBANG ended sales of merchandise related to the disgraced former band member Seungri, while major broadcasters stopped servicing VOD contents featuring the singer and another scandal-ridden artist, Jung Joon-young, in the aftermath of the broadening sex and corruption scandal centering on the two [...]

Market Cap of Entertainment Agencies Nosedives on K-pop Sex Scandal

Market Cap of Entertainment Agencies Nosedives on K-pop Sex Scandal

SEOUL, Mar. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — The combined market capitalization of major listed entertainment agencies sharply lost ground since a sex scandal surrounding K-pop stars rose to the surface last month, market data showed Sunday. The combined market capitalization of the top five listed entertainment agencies plunged around 600 billion won (US$527 million) on Friday [...]

Sex, Drug Scandal Exposes Shady Sides of K-pop’s Breakneck Ascent

Sex, Drug Scandal Exposes Shady Sides of K-pop’s Breakneck Ascent

SEOUL, Mar. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — A snowballing sex and corruption scandal involving K-pop stars has brought to light the hidden dark side of the K-pop industry, and dealt the most devastating blow yet to K-pop’s breakneck growth into a lucrative, roaring international business. Seungri, of boy band BIGBANG, and singer-songwriter and TV personality Jung [...]