K-pop scandals

K-pop scandals

Whenever South Korea's entertainment industry is rocked by scandals, you'll find all the news on the South China Morning Post. As well as all the updates on the scandals, you'll find analysis of how t

he dramas will affect the future of K-pop and the biggest stars involved.

BTS face trial by Chinese social media over RM’s Korean War comments
K-pop group BTS has been targeted on Chinese social media over comments made about the Korean war, prompting some major brands to drop references to the band in online advertising. There was an angry reaction after the boy band’s leader RM told an awards ceremony that the South Korean band would always remember the country’s “history of pain” and shared “sacrifices” with the United States. The war began 70 years ago when North Korea invaded the South. A US-led coalition then joined the conflict on the side of the South, pushing the North’s troops back to the Chinese border, which prompted China to intervene on behalf of its communist ally. The conflict, which went on for three years, is offi