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News category: scandals-issues

Utada Hikaru's Mother Dies In Suspected Suicide

Utada Hikaru's Mother Dies In Suspected Suicide

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Posted on 22 August, 2013 at 08:05 am by NaNaShinobi · 38 comments
Hikaru Utada's mother Keiko Fuji was former enka singer. She fell to her death from a 13th floor apartment in Tokyo, spreading through the medias the idea of a suspected suicide.
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EXO Calls Upon Sasaeng Fans To Control Themselves

EXO Calls Upon Sasaeng Fans To Control Themselves

k-pop
Posted on 14 August, 2013 at 02:56 pm by Aysohmay · 27 comments
EXO is grateful for all the fans they have. However, when fans turn into stalkers, the group wishes they would learn to restrain their behavior.
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Could Rain Be Re-Enlisting Into the Military?

Could Rain Be Re-Enlisting Into the Military?

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Posted on 6 August, 2013 at 05:24 pm by PAK · 35 comments
While singer Rain has only just begun to resume activities after being discharged from the military, different political groups are urging the singer to re-enlist into the military.
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Se7en, Sangchu, and 5 Other Celebrities Will Serve Time in Military Jail

Se7en, Sangchu, and 5 Other Celebrities Will Serve Time in Military Jail

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Posted on 25 July, 2013 at 07:29 pm by PAK · 22 comments
After dissolving the celebrity recruitment program, the South Korean military promised that those who abused the privileges their status once gave them would be punished. The Ministry of Defense has made true to that promise, as they are sentencing several celebrities to serve time in military jail.
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Lee Joon Talks About Double Standard With Revealing Concepts

Lee Joon Talks About Double Standard With Revealing Concepts

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Posted on 25 July, 2013 at 01:39 am by PAK · 20 comments
On MBC's "Radio Star", MBLAQ's Lee Joon shared his opinion on a hotly debated topic in K-Pop.
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IU Talks About Scandal with Eunhyuk for the First Time

IU Talks About Scandal with Eunhyuk for the First Time

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Posted on 23 July, 2013 at 08:03 pm by PAK · 14 comments
Many will remember the scandal that erupted when singer IU uploaded a picture of her with Super Junior's Eunhyuk. On SBS' "Incarnation", IU talked about the scandal for the first time.
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South Korean Army Dissolves Celebrity Recruit Program

South Korean Army Dissolves Celebrity Recruit Program

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Posted on 18 July, 2013 at 02:41 am by Aysohmay · 45 comments
Constant scandals involving celebrity recruits and their special promotional division within the South Korean military has caused the Ministry of Defense to get rid of the division.
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Ahreum, who recently decided to debut as a solo artist, now has to face a new problem, even if CCM seemed to be clear about their decisions: some rumors involved her in a sever case of spirit possession which would also be the real reason of her departure from T-ara.
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SBS' "On Site 21", the program that first reported on SE7EN and Sangchu's visit to an adult massage parlor, shocked audiences once again this week by showing just how special celebrity soldiers are treated while serving in the military.
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Dal Shabet's "Be Ambitious" Could Be Banned for Sexual Meaning

Dal Shabet's "Be Ambitious" Could Be Banned for Sexual Meaning

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Posted on 1 July, 2013 at 07:43 pm by PAK · 23 comments
"Men of Korea", a men's rights group, has filed an injunction against girl group Dal Shabet and their latest song, "Be Ambition". According to the group, "The lyrics and music video of 'Be Ambitious' depreciate both women and men, and it's harmful to the youth," and they are requesting that it be banded from further distribution.
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SE7EN & Sangchu Could Spend A Year In Prison For Adult Massage Parlor Visit
SE7EN and Sangchu could be sentenced to a year of prison if convicted of visiting an adult massage parlor, according to a legal expert for MBC's "Good Day".
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SE7EN Caught In Lie Regarding Intention To Become Regular Soldier

SE7EN Caught In Lie Regarding Intention To Become Regular Soldier

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Posted on 28 June, 2013 at 01:55 pm by Aysohmay · 28 comments
A representative from South Korea's Ministry of Defense has confirmed to Ajoo Economy that SE7EN applied to be a celebrity soldier before ever starting his military service.
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Sung Kyu of Infinite Calls Women Over 30 "Conniving and Wicked"

Sung Kyu of Infinite Calls Women Over 30 "Conniving and Wicked"

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Posted on 27 June, 2013 at 09:50 pm by PAK · 13 comments
What was intended to be a joke raised a few eyebrows, and landed Infinite's leader, Sung Kyu, in a little bit of trouble.
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Sangchu's Agency Claims He Visited Adult Massage Parlor By Mistake

Sangchu's Agency Claims He Visited Adult Massage Parlor By Mistake

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Posted on 26 June, 2013 at 03:29 pm by Aysohmay · 17 comments
Sangchu's agency YMC Entertainment has released a statement regarding its artist's visit to an adult massage parlor, claiming that he visited the establishment by mistake.
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Sangchu Takes Responsibility For Visit To Adult Massage Parlor

Sangchu Takes Responsibility For Visit To Adult Massage Parlor

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Posted on 26 June, 2013 at 01:59 pm by Aysohmay · 9 comments
After news broke that celebrity soldiers SE7EN and Sangchu had visited a massage parlor notorious for giving its customers sexual gratification, Sangchu is said to have taken responsibility for the pair's actions.
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