Seo Soo-jin to drop first new music in two years after bullying allegations
Entertainment news outlet Spotv News said Monday that Seo is "quietly preparing to make a solo comeback." It was soon followed by another report from News1 that she signed with a newly founded K-pop agency BRD Communications.
[WHY] How school violence became the ultimate sin
Earlier this year, the new chief of the National Office of Investigation, Chung Sun-sin, had to step down just a day after being appointed. What pushed him to resign was not one of the usual suspects, like a political scandal or allegations of ...
Myung Ho of boy band 8TURN denies bullying allegations
Boy band 8TURN's member Myung Ho denied allegations of bullying and warned that legal measures would be taken against those spreading rumors, his agency MHN Entertainment said Tuesday. Myung Ho has been recently called out ...
Bullying scene from 'The Glory' similar to real case in Cheongju
A violent bullying scene from a recent episode of Netflix’s “The Glory” is gathering attention for being reminiscent of a real bullying case that occurred in Cheongju, North Chungcheong, back in 2006.
'The Glory' was third most-watched non-English TV series on Netflix last week
"The Glory" was the third most-watched non-English TV series around the world on Netflix last week, according to the streaming service's official website on Wednesday.
K-pop companies recognize the risk and expand their reach
Can K-pop companies stay safe from the risks of their biggest assets, the stars? The volatility of K-pop companies resurfaced as HYBE’s stock inched up Wednesday following the retirement of a controversial member of a girl group. On Wednesday ...
HYBE terminates contract with Le Sserafim's Kim Ga-ram
HYBE has terminated its contract with Kim Ga-ram of girl group Le Sserafim following an ongoing school bullying scandal. The entertainment firm and its subsidiary Source Music issued a statement on Wednesday morning. “We decided to terminate our ...
[THINK ENGLISH] 남주혁 학폭 가해자 맞다 주장하는 피해자 나왔다
A person identified only as “A” claimed that they were bullied by actor Nam Joo-hyuk while at school in an interview with Sports Kyunghyang on Tuesday. A said that he and Nam went to high school together and that Nam was “indeed a school bully.”
Le Sserafim cancels two upcoming appearances
Girl group Le Sserafim has canceled two of its upcoming appearances, according to its agency Source Music on Friday. On fan community Weverse, the agency posted an announcement, saying “Le Sserafim will not be performing on KBS2’s ‘Music Bank’ nor...
Bullying accusations against newest Le Sserafim member shot down by label
Multiple school bullying accusations have been made online against Kim Ga-ram, 17, who was introduced by Source Music, an affiliate of HYBE, on Tuesday as a member of its soon-to-debut girl group Le Sserafim...