Tag: Seungri

Police: Difficult to investigate YG Entertainment Founder Yang Hyun-suk’s prostitution scandal, case similar to Seungri’s

Seoul, Korea – On July 17 (Wednesday), former CEO and chief producer of YG Entertainment, Yang Hyun-suk was booked on allegations that he arranged prostitution services for his foreign investors. South Korea's K-pop entertainment industry has been recently hit with numerous sex and drug...

S. Korean court denies arrest warrant for K-pop star Seungri

A South Korean court on Tuesday refused to issue an arrest warrant against K-pop star Seungri over charges including prostitution in a snowballing sex scandal, Yonhap news agency reported. The 28-year-old singer from popular boy band BIGBANG and his business partner are accused of arranging...

Actress Han Hyo-Joo joins billionaire Peter Lim’s daughter Kim Lim in taking legal action in Seungri scandal

Seoul – Joining Singaporean billionaire Peter Lim’s daughter Kim Lim in the lawsuits against Seungri and his alleged club Burning Sun is South Korean A-list actress Han Hyo-Joo. Han’s lawyer has recently taken legal action against 33 people for spreading rumours connecting the actress to...

Seungri scandal: Another woman gives testimony of sexually assault

Seoul – New testimony has been given by another victim in the Seungri sex scandal who said she was sexually assaulted. On April 19 (Friday), an episode of SBS’s “8 O’Clock News,” reported that a woman going by the name of “Lee” travelled from abroad...

Seungri scandal: Senior Superintendent Yoon’s had close ties with Yoo In Sook and allegedly received bribes from Seungri

Seoul – More and more information is unfolding regarding the sex and drug scandal that is taking the K-pop industry by storm. The police have recently given an update on the investigation stating that former Yuri Holdings CEO Yoo In Suk (Seungri’s business partner)...

K-pop star arrested for filming and sharing sex video

K-pop star Jung Joon-young has been arrested, hours after he apologised for filming and distributing illicit sex videos, in a scandal that has rocked South Korea's entertainment industry. The singer-songwriter last week admitted to filming himself having sex and sharing the footage without his partners'...

Seungri scandal: singer Roy Kim appears for police questioning, apologises to fans

Seoul – Korean singer-songwriter Roy Kim appeared in front of the press on April 10 (Wednesday) to apologise to fans and express his intent to cooperate in the investigations. At the entrance to the Seoul Metropolitan Police Office, he said, “First and foremost, I apologize...

Behind the scenes of Korean’s billion dollar entertainment industry; the scandals of Seungri, Jung Joon-young

Korea – K-pop is a $5 billion-dollar (S$6.7 billion) industry in Korea that boosts local tourism and sales of consumer goods. Fans of Big Bang, BTS, and Psy, some of K-pop’s biggest names, even consider it a sign of loyalty and affection to buy...

Seungri allegedly hired prostitutes, embezzled money, now linked to “mysterious madams”  

KPOP superstar Seungri of Big Bang fame has gained notoriety over the past weeks for the alleged sexual assault cases against him by numerous women. He has also been linked to socialite Kim Lim, daughter of Singaporean billionaire Peter Lim, a connection Ms. Lim...

Billionaire Peter Lim’s socialite daughter Kim separates herself from the K-Pop Seungri scandal

Singapore – Kim Lim, the daughter of Singaporean business magnate Peter Lim, has taken to Instagram to deny all allegations regarding her connection to former Korean pop star and Big Bang member Seungri, and his recent scandal. Seungri, 28, is currently facing accusations of having...