Seungri, a member of K-pop boy band Big Bang, is surrounded by reporters as he enters the Metropolitan Police Agency in Seoul in March, for questioning on suspicions that he solicited sexual favours for his business partners. Photo: EPA-EFE

Sex and drugs scandals taint K-pop’s clean-cut image – and test fans’ devotion

  • K-pop world has been rocked by some of the industry's biggest names being charged with sexual abuse and illegally recording sexual activities
  • More than 200,000 people have signed a petition to the presidential office demanding a full-scale investigation into the revelations
Topic |   K-pop, Mandopop and other Asian pop

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Seungri, a member of K-pop boy band Big Bang, is surrounded by reporters as he enters the Metropolitan Police Agency in Seoul in March, for questioning on suspicions that he solicited sexual favours for his business partners. Photo: EPA-EFE
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