A South Korean court docket on Friday (Nov. 29) discovered two K-pop stars responsible of illicit sexual relations with a girl who was unable to resist and sentenced them to up to six years in jail. The Seoul Central District Court stated singer-songwriter Jung Joon-young obtained a six-year jail time period and former boy band member Choi Jong-hoon a five-year time period.
The court docket stated in an announcement that they have been convicted of committing “special quasi-raping,” which it stated means a number of individuals collaborating to have illicit sexual activity with an individual who was unconscious or unable to resist. Jung was moreover convicted of filming intercourse movies of girls towards their will and sharing them with pals in a bunch chat.
The two males have been additionally ordered to bear 80 hours of intercourse offender remedy packages. They have one week to attraction, in accordance to the court docket. Their scandals roiled South Korea’s leisure trade earlier this yr when the investigation started. South Korean pop songs, TV dramas and movies are vastly common in Asia and past, however the nation’s leisure world has in current years suffered a collection of sexual scandals that exposed its darkish aspect.
Male stars have confronted allegations of sexual assault and abuse and studies have been made that feminine entertainers and trainees have been pressured to present sexual companies to males in energy. On Sunday, K-pop musician and actress Goo Hara was discovered lifeless at her dwelling in Seoul. Before her loss of life, she suffered cyberbullying after she was engaged in a public dispute along with her former boyfriend, who she stated threatened to disclose a intercourse video of her.
Last month, one other K-pop star, Sulli, was found lifeless at her dwelling. She had spoken towards the net backlash she obtained over her life-style.