K-pop sex and drugs scandals are damaging its squeaky-clean image

//K-pop sex and drugs scandals are damaging its squeaky-clean image

K-pop sex and drugs scandals are damaging its squeaky-clean image

With wholesome looks and increasingly global fanbases, K-pop has sold its stars as the ultimate squeaky-clean pin-ups. But a burgeoning sex scandal in the industry shows how pervasive discrimination and abuse are in South Korean society, activists say.In the space of just several days, singer-songwriter Jung Joon-young, BigBang boy band member Seungri and Yong Jun-hyung from the boy band Highlight have announced their retirements from show business.Jung, 30, admitted filming himself having sex…

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By | 2019-03-14T18:30:11+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Music|Comments Off on K-pop sex and drugs scandals are damaging its squeaky-clean image