Sulli was found dead this week. She had been the victim of vicious cyberbullying in the lead-up to her death.

Death of Sulli brings fears for K-pop idols’ mental health, as singers Mina and Taemin show support

  • Harsh schedules that involve long working hours, no privacy and malicious comments from anonymous cyberbullies online take their toll on stars
  • Agencies such as SM Entertainment are blamed for not protecting their artists against the extreme pressures of fame
Topic |   K-pop, Mandopop and other Asian pop

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Sulli was found dead this week. She had been the victim of vicious cyberbullying in the lead-up to her death.
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South Korean singer-actress Sulli was found dead this week. She had been the victim of vicious cyberbullying in the lead-up to her death.

After death of K-pop’s Sulli, calls to strip cyberbullies of anonymity – from fellow singer and victim Solbi, music industry and fans

  • Solbi suffered bullying on social media after being wrongly identified in a sex video. She says it’s time to treat online abuse as ‘a serious social issue’
  • Fans petition South Korean president to adopt a real-name online comment system, and opinion poll finds 70 per cent support for it
Topic |   K-pop, Mandopop and other Asian pop

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South Korean singer-actress Sulli was found dead this week. She had been the victim of vicious cyberbullying in the lead-up to her death.
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