6 most shocking Korean celebrity scandals 2019 #6 – Produce 101 scandal as director ‘admits to manipulating votes’ for IZ*ONE and X1 The Produce Series is a reality show of Mnet in South Korea held once a year to select the Idol group by votes of the audiences the famous faces coming out of this show are Chung Ha of season 1 who has just won two awards at MAMA 2019 the second season has Kang Daniel – Korean’s Center this fat guy had a company after debuting 1 year It is undeniable that the talents of these artists but behind the scenes, many talents are treated unfairly The scandal started in mid-July 2019 in the final episode of season 4, when the votes were released netizens were keen to discover the difference in votes between each trainee is a multiple of 7494.5 and the Prominent names often have high rankings and a large number of fans are relegated replaced by strange names that cause suspicion Fans were extremely disgusted for Kim Min Kyu – The most beautiful guy in season 4 and Lee Jin Hyuk, the talented leader who debuted with UP10TION when both were eliminated Police investigated and arrested the series’ main director, Ahn Joon Young on charges of trying to destroy evidence of phone messages and related documents Dispatch reported that the director enjoyed at the bars for an amount of 46.8 million won (approximately 40,216 USD) approximately 40,216 USD from January 2018 to July 2019 sponsored by the entertainment fund from many companies, including Starship and Woollim Jung Dong Soo, who stopped at the 36th position of season 2 when interviewed by MBC said: “ There are 2 trainees who helped other friends in the dance practice But when it was broadcast, Mnet edited it as if there was only one person helping out and the other doesn’t seem to be doing anything Viewers only see one trainee who is teaching dance to other friends and votes for him Meanwhile, the other one did not receive any attention We see such things happening many times. ” Currently, Mr. Ahn Joon Young pleaded guilty to manipulating the results of seasons 3 and 4 At the same time, he confirmed the fraud of the ranking for seasons 1 and 2 In addition, Mnet production director Kim Yong Bum and Starship vice president also pleaded guilty to fraud. For the sake of the program, the organizers overturned the efforts of the trainees and fans many parents have amount of effort for support to their children on the street but the result was arranged finally, despite being released the artists were still opposed X1 coming out of season 4 has been banned from performing in some programs delayed advertising contracts Season 2’s IZONE had its image removed from the show that participated. Korean netizens petitioned for “Prohibiting all activities of IZONE and X1″ they did not accept the group debuted from fraud The audience is still waiting for the final results from the police to know the truth about official members created by Produce #5 – YG and SM artists used drugs The use of stimulants is not the first time heard about but the impact of the incident is still enough to make companies reel In June, Dispatch presented evidence that singer BI the leader of IKON of YG family, used the banned substance which happened in 2016 and was brought to the newspaper in 2019 BI confirmed in the past that he was curious and bought the banned substance but didn’t use it due to fear, but he still wanted to leave YG So the big family lost a talented artist besides singing and dancing, he could also compose and write lyrics. Also in June, a famous male artist in BIG 3 had to go to court for drug related the fans of the legendary TVXQ boys band were shocked to know that man is Park Yoochun he is also known for his role as a strong actor famous for the drama Rooftop Prince Sungkyunkwan scandals A Girl Who Sees Smells Two months earlier, he was accused of using drugs together with his ex-fiancée Hwang Hana the granddaughter of the founder of Namyang Dairy Group after pleading guilty, the final court ruling handed him a 2-year suspended sentence if during this time he relapses again, he must receive a sentence of 10 months in prison This incident caused he Terminated contract with his management company What I want is not to go out with you or just fall in love I want to marry you It was an important decision and I will live with that girl for the rest of my life I don’t know exactly when I determined I wanted to get married Being together, belief in her is more and more solid Because the opponent was her, I was determined to stay with that woman for the rest of my life If someone says the same to you, don’t be too pathetic because maybe after 1 year and 8 months he will file for a divorce without noticing just like how actor Song Joong Ki did with her wife Song Hye Kyo Let’s go to the #4 – Shocking divorces First divorce: Song song Couples Song Song fell in love to each other from the hit drama “ Descendants of the Sun ” in 2016 the days together on the set led to a century wedding in 2017 The couple is extremely popular with fans about Talent and beauty they are dubbed the “Fairy Tale Love” But this was a sad ending story when the male lead filed for divorce the public to point the nose at the female lead sparking rumors that she was one adultery
with Hong Kong rich man or with her co-star and error in this breakup was her with Song Joong Ki, he was surrounded by rumors of dating with his wife’s friend As a result, they agreed to a divorce, no dispute or division of property. A Korean lawyer said: “If the opponent has evidence that the other party is the one who made the mistake then it will be impossible to agree to a divorce in peace It is absurd to think that the fault belongs to Party B. When Party A filed for divorce the rumor that Song Hye Kyo is the person who is at fault is baseless allegations protested That means Song Hye Kyo is not the only one at fault. ” Song Joong Ki always refused to talk about the reason for the divorce and his ex-wife said that because both had differences in personalities and could not overcome to get along according to Newsen. After the divorce, they have completely opposite moves Song Hye Kyo paid a surprised with the increasingly attractive image, has more advertising in October, The Independent published a list of Top 10 most beautiful ladies in Korean entertainment industry No one else is Song Hye Kyo ranked No. 1 after divorce, she enrolled in an art course in the US and seems to be enjoying the single life again Song Joong Ki is the opposite, he is more private most of his life is just rotating between home and the movie sets It was also a divorce but national couple Go Hye Sun and Ahn Jae Hyun put thier private story on newspapers Along with the second divorce of the actress in Boys Over Flowers Before the divorce, this was a couple that made people admire and believe in love In 2016, they live in cohabitation with a simple wedding ceremony, instead of organizing a cult they raised money to the hospital When Go Hye Sun met his husband, she was famous beyond Korea for Boys Over Flowers drama and Ahn Jae Hyun was a newbie with small supporting roles However, it did not stop them from giving each other romantic scences in the reality show Newlywed Diary, viewers felt the sweetness through the caring gestures of the young husband and the happy smile of his wife their marriage is simple and the model of many couples Everything changed after 2 years in August 2019, Goo Hye Sun posted a photo on Instagram with the confession about her husband coming through the representative who announced the divorce and she wanted to keep the marriage After the confidences, it was a series of days when the two sides fought exposing the hidden things after marriage that made viewers feel embarrassed for them. Facing accusations of adultery from his wife, Ahn Jae Hyun asked her to give evidence Goo Hye Sun could not give convincing evidence Dispatch publicized all messages between the two that showed Goo Hye Sun still be in love and wanna live together but her husband doesn’t want to Being backbiting by his wife, Ahn Jae Hyun filed a divorce lawsuit with her and the incident has not ended yet This also shocked fans even more than Song Song divorced because the fans did not expect them to choose to end up wavering in such negative way. 2019 is a tumultuous year for the YG empire scandals in this year make fans worried about the company’s future Let’s take a look at YG’s decline. # 3 – YG’s decline Burning Sun The dark days started in January 2019 the Burning Sun nightclub managed by Seungri (BIGBANG) happened violence and sexual harassment The police launched the investigation after media reports spread rumors of Seungri providing illegal sex services to investors after which he was caught in other allegations such as possession, supply drugs to customers During the investigation, MBC continuously provided clips of accusations of the crime that happened in Burning Sun the News Desk program, a clip of the rude club staff member in turn dragged 2 women enters the room and then invades them or CCTV clips that a man who is beaten by the CEO and the crowd In addition to Burning Sun, a lot of adult entertainment venues were investigated including Arena also under the management of singer Seung ri. Although taking 40% stake (in 2017) and was the club’s director after being accused of the above crimes Seung Ri withdrew from this position and said that he was only promoting, not directly run Prostitution and torture of women often take place in the VVIP reception rooms of Burning Sun Women will often be drugged, coerced by violence at the bar then dragged into these VVIP rooms to commit sexual crimes These bars often rent apartments in office buildings and renovate them to serve drug abuse mass rape, violence against women, sex video recording The women who are brought here often have to serve all the sickness requests of VVIP guests or they are tortured, beaten sexually assaulted to faint, or worse, are bleeding. The worse offenses of these clubs are leading ‘stewardesses’ who are only at the age of children and adolescents to sexually serve guests VVIP They have a team who specialize in ‘hunting’ for girls in special circumstances such as running away from home to dust, helpless, etc. Experiencing the horrors of the ‘luxury rooms’, many girls have had to abort their babies, have their wombs removed psychological shock MBC said to conceal the case, Seung Ri paid former police officer 20 million won (approximately 17,704 USD) to send to the investigation team Lee Seong Hyun – co-CEO of Burning Sun – admitted a bribe of 20 million won to the police Also arrested with Seung Ri is Mr. Yoo In Suk – former CEO of Yuri Holdings the business that invests in Burning Sun and the husband of actress Park Han Byul This person admitted to Seung Ri providing prostitutes to foreign partners and Seung Ri still plead not guilty In mid-May 2019, the judge handling the case said that based on the evidence the suspect’s testimony and many other factors could not arrest Seungri and Yoo In Suk. Two suspects were released from the Jungnang Police Station This incident caused Seung Ri to retire, terminate his contract with the management company. The scandal was like a Big Bang explosion, including the involvement of police forces and powerful people but after the case they were still free to walk on the street and female victims were not adequately protected At the end of May 2019, According to All Kpop 18 unions of women stood in front of the Blue House, Seoul Police Department to protest the inadequate handling of the scandal series at Burning Sun a line of protesters demanded that the president be held accountable for what his subordinates had done make efforts to prevent crimes, calling for Congress to amend the laws related to the exploitation of women and inform through a decision to amend laws against sexual violence It was not long before Seung Ri was released that his member DaeSung has trouble especially the building he owned was accused of harboring illegal activities related to drugs and prostitution He wrote a letter of apology from the military saying he didn’t know the situation of the building because he bought it before he enlisted However, Kukmin IIbo published exclusive news Daesung explored all the building owner’s legal responsibilities when harboring prostitution-related businesses He attended a meeting in 2017, where he posed many questions regarding this issue one man among those who attended a meeting with Daesung at a law firm that revealed this in addition to Daesung, that meeting was attended by many lawyers, a real estate agent and a bank director According to allkpop, the police are considering investigating the male singer to clarify his management role with this real estate he is in danger of receiving 7 years in prison for abetting illegal businesses. In addition to a series of incidents of domestic chickens, President Yang Hyun Suk also faced many accusations of tax evasion bribery for artists, prostitution brokers, although there is no evidence of this charge, but this also affects to company In June 2019, the head of YG also decided to leave this empire, dragging his younger brother Yang Min Suk who holds the position of CEO the soul of YG gone, whether the empire’s future will become a small noname company as predicted before? At present, former chairman Yang is cooperating to investigate allegations of illegal gambling and the illegal trading scandal of singer BI After a series of scandals and the leaving of famous names recently, in November, singer CL, the 2NE1 leader also terminated her contract with the company following her as a trainee group with employees of this great family YG Entertainment was the lowest operating profit of BIG 3 in the third quarter of 2019 In July 3, 8 and 9, this company earned only a profit of 5 million won, equivalent to 4297 USD while SM reached 14.3 billion KRW, equivalent to 12,288,386 USD JYP reached 12.2 billion KRW, Equivalent to 10,483,798 USD Although YG has Akdong Musician who has just returned very successfully and Black Pink is also constantly promoting activities abroad but that was not enough to save the gloomy situation of this company. Besides the numbers, the attitude of other artists also shows the situation of YG at this stage in a TV program, NCT Dream’s Jaemin was asked to names of the top 3 Korean entertainment companies now instead of avoiding it, Jaemin answered frankly that it was and ignored YG.