I’m finding Yoon Eun Hye‘s celebrity status in Korea perfectly described using the Chinese idiom the tall tree attracts the wind (樹大招風 shu da zhao feng). A famous person is more liable to be attacked than an unknown small fry, and that’s what best explains the crazy that just went down at Yoon Eun Hye’s just over a month old official fan cafe Amazing. Yoon Eun Hye posted a personal letter to her fan cafe last week to directly communicate with her fans why she is closing down the new official forum for her fan club.
Turns out for years now some of her fans (or dedicated anti-fans masquerading as fans) have been increasingly harassing her family, friends, colleagues at work, and even the staff on her acting projects. The harassment is of the doxxing variety where personal information is released, and reportedly people will then go to the places that people around her manage or frequent and harass them. It’s escalated after Yoon Eun Hye opened Amazing as the doxxing posts have continued from forums such as DC Gall and moved over to the new fan cafe. Continue reading