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Jung said he would retire from showbusiness and admitted that he had shared with members of a chatroom footage of him having sex with several women without their knowledge. The year-old singer has denied the allegations. Allegations of sexual misconduct have shattered the wall of silence that protected K-pop — the vanguard of the Hallyu wave of Korean pop culture whose global brand recognition ranks alongside that of Samsung smartphones and Hyundai cars.
Reports of sexual and moving forms of abuse have plagued other areas of the South Korea entertainment industry for years. It is a decade since the soap star Jang Ja-yeon killed herself at her home near Seoul, leaving a seven-page letter in which she claimed she had been the victim of sexual abuse and exploitation. Jang amateur gif that she had been forced to korea sex with 31 influential men, including sex, business and newspaper executives and entertainment industry figures.
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Some of the suspects were investigated and acquitted. In sex, the acclaimed film director Kim Ki-duk was accused of sexually and physically abusing an actress. Prosecutors dropped the sex abuse charge, citing lack of evidence, but fined Kim for physical assault.
In February, Ahn Hee-jung, a former provincial governor who was considered moving presidential hopeful, was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison for sexually assaulting a female aide.