Seungri Accused of Further International Prostitution Solicitation and Gambling and Lee Jong Hyun Admits to Watching Sex Videos Sent by Jung Joon Young

We’re probably close to one more K-pop idol leaving his group and “retiring” from the industry. CNBLUE‘s Lee Jong Hyun has admitted that he, too, viewed the hidden camera sex videos circulated by singer Jung Joon Young, and also that the horrible texts between the two discussing women as sex objects to be passed around were indeed from him. So far all K-ent stars implicated in this growing scandal have left the industry from Jung Joon Young to Seungri to Yong Jun Hyung and Choi Jung Hoon. Jung Joon Young and Seungri were questioned for many hours by the police on Thursday, and reported further texts from their phones reveal that: Seungri was running a full blown prostitution solicitation ring arranging women for rich investors including multi-night trips overseas as companions, and he also gambled a lot in Vegas and South Korean law prohibits gambling by its citizens even overseas. Park Han Byul‘s CEO husband of Yuri Holdings is a central figure in both cases, seen as the fixer who got a lot of these idols out of DUI and investigation jams using his money and influence, and has another text thread with Jung Joon Young where he sent him a prostitute for his birthday to his apartment. Man, I really need to shower after writing an update posts on these cretinous sleazebags. Continue reading

The Talented and Mismatched Cast of Battleship Island Featured on Bazaar Korea

A misfit crew isn’t a derogatory observation especially when it comes to underdog tales of escape from oppression. We root for the random comrades to beat the odds and use their uniqueness to complementary advantage. That’s the feeling I get … Continue reading

Kim So Yeon Wins Daesang for Happy Home at 2016 Korea Drama Awards

The minor K-drama awards circuit churns on with the arrival of the 2016 Korea Drama Awards, held in connection with the Korea Drama Festival. Kim Soo Hyun finally passed the Daesang baton on, after winning last year for Producers and … Continue reading