South Korean presidential candidate Hong Joon-pyo. Photo: KyodoSouth Korean presidential candidate Hong Joon-pyo. Photo: Kyodo
South Korean presidential candidate Hong Joon-pyo. Photo: Kyodo

South Korean presidential candidate Hong Joon-pyo denies ‘date rape confession’ from autobiography as backlash intensifies

Compared to Donald Trump for his outspoken rhetoric and sexist remarks, the firebrand politician wrote in a 2005 memoir about being asked ‘to obtain a stimulant’ for a roommate who had crush on girl

South Korean presidential candidate Hong Joon-pyo. Photo: KyodoSouth Korean presidential candidate Hong Joon-pyo. Photo: Kyodo
South Korean presidential candidate Hong Joon-pyo. Photo: Kyodo
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