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Heechul reveals he first heard about Park Bom"s drug scandal four years ago + says good-bye to "Ssul Jeon"

Heechul reveals he first heard about Park Bom"s drug scandal four years ago + says good-bye to "Ssul Jeon"

On the July 17 edition of JTBC“s “Ssul Jeon“, the members discussed the big drug controversy surrounding Park Bom, who was revealed by media outlet Segye Ilbo to have attempted to illegally smuggle amphetamines into South Korea from the United States back in 2010, but was not tried under a court of law. Although the news came out very belatedly this year, Heechul revealed that he had first heard about it around the time it actually happened.

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Park Bom Puts On A Brave Face During 2NE1 Yokohama Concerts Amidst Drug Scandal

Park Bom Puts On A Brave Face During 2NE1 Yokohama Concerts Amidst Drug Scandal

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Despite her alleged drug smuggling scandal, 2NE1 member Park Bom is smiling for her fans nonetheless during the recent concerts in Japan.

On July 5 and July 6, the ladies of 2NE1 held their “All or Nothing” concert at the Yokohama Arena in front of 34,000 fans. Special attention was held for the events, as it was also the first time Park Bom faced the public since reports of her smuggling amphetamines to South Korea dominated headlines.

Despite the founder of Park Bom”s record label addressing the alleged drug smuggling reports in a personal letter, new updates claim that the illegal amphetamines confiscated in 2010 were found inside a box labeled “jelly,” mixed with candies and snacks....

Park Bom's Drug Scandal Continues As She Bids Goodbye To "Roommates"

Park Bom's Drug Scandal Continues As She Bids Goodbye To "Roommates"

 

2NE1″s Park Bom will not be filming any new episodes for the reality show “Roommates,” which follows the daily interactions of 11 celebrity roommates.

On July 5, the same day that 2NE1 left to perform a Japanese concert, YG Entertainment released a statement on behalf of the singer, saying that she would no longer appear on the program.

A controversy arose when the Segye Ilbo published an article about a 2010 investigation into the singer. The investigation concerned drugs that are illegal in Korea and that the singer reportedly had sent to her grandmother”s house. The publication wondered why the investigation ended without the singer”s prosecution. They suggested that she escaped prosecution because she was a member of a popular girl group....

K-Pop News Weekly Top 3: Park Bom's Drug Scandal, f's Bible Burning, JYJ's Incheon Asian Games Snub

K-Pop News Weekly Top 3: Park Bom's Drug Scandal, f's Bible Burning, JYJ's Incheon Asian Games Snub

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Park Bom”s Drug Scandal

In a weird turn of events, news headlines were filled with accusations of 2NE1″s vocalist Park Bom smuggling drugs into South Korea. However, the news was several years old, leading to many questions not just about whether or not Park Bom actually attempted to smuggle drugs into Korea, but rather about why she wasn”t prosecuted through the normal legal channels. Questions came up about corruption in the Seoul legal system, favoritism because of her celebrity status, and even whether the news story was merely created to distract Koraens from the Sewol Ferry trial going on this week....

Park Si Yeon To Make A Post-Scandal Comeback

Park Si Yeon To Make A Post-Scandal Comeback

 

Despite the negative attention she received for drug abuse trials last year, actress Park Si Yeon has signed on for a new drama, “The Greatest Marriage.”

And “The Last Knights,” a film she previously worked on, is on the schedule for the Toronto Film Festival in September.

Park Si Yeon has not worked in Korea since last fall. Along with actresses Lee Seung Yeon and Jang Mi In Ae, she appeared in Seoul Central District Court in 2013 regarding their alleged abuse of the sleep-inducing drug propofol....

Actress Park Si Yeon Set to Make First Drama Comeback Since Drug Scandal

Actress Park Si Yeon Set to Make First Drama Comeback Since Drug Scandal

Details have emerged about actress Park Si Yeon’s acting comeback, less than a year after a court found her guilty of taking the illegal drug propofol.

The actress will star in TV Chosun’s “Greatest Marriage,” set to air on the channel beginning in September. The role will be her first on Korean television since “Nice Guy,” which aired on KBS2 in 2012.

In the new role, she will play the part of a popular news anchor who, after failed romances, decides to become a single mother. ...

Lee Dongwook talks about fellow “Roommate” member Park Bom’s “drug scandal”

Lee Dongwook talks about fellow “Roommate” member Park Bom’s “drug scandal”

Lee Dongwook has recently expressed his feelings about Park Bom’s incident, who is currently appearing on the same SBS reality program, “Roommate”.

On the 4th of July, there was a press conference for the MBC drama, “Hotel King”, where Choi Byunggil PD, actor Lee Dongwook and actress Lee Dahae participated in the gathering.

On this day, Lee Dongwook stated that now that “Hotel King” was coming to an end, he was going to focus on the variety show, “Roommate”, showing his strong affection for the program. ...

Park Bom's Age Being Questioned Amidst Drug Scandal Investigative Reports

Park Bom's Age Being Questioned Amidst Drug Scandal Investigative Reports

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Amidst the alleged drug scandal, Park Bom of 2NE1 is also being scrutinized for potentially lying about her age.

Despite the founder of Park Bom”s record label addressing the alleged drug smuggling reports in a personal letter, new updates from allkpop claim that the illegal amphetamines confiscated in 2010 were found inside a box labeled “jelly,” mixed with candies and snacks.

If these accusations are true, observers believe that Park Bom would have only done so if she was already aware that the amphetamines prescribed to her in the U.S. were prohibited in Korea, and attempted to send it through international mail service anyway....

'Roommate' Fans Worry About Park Bom's Tenure After Drug Scandal Allegations

'Roommate' Fans Worry About Park Bom's Tenure After Drug Scandal Allegations

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2NE1 member Park Bom has come under fire for allegations of smuggling illegal drugs from the United States, and supporters are worried whether this will affect her appearance on the popular reality series, “Roommate.”

Reportedly, Park Bom came under investigation in 2010 for attempting to transport amphetamines (which are illegal in South Korea) through international mail service. Since the news made headlines, the founder of Park Bom”s record label, Yang Hyun Suk, has addressed the scandal in a personal letter to the public....

Is Park Si Yeon's Comeback Too Soon After Her Scandal?

Is Park Si Yeon's Comeback Too Soon After Her Scandal?

 

Park Si Yeon, who took a break from acting due to last year”s propofol scandal, is currently considering whether it”s the right time to make a comeback. She has been offered the role of a TV news journalist in a drama called “The Greatest Marriage.” The drama will focus on four different stories of love and marriage.

But Park Si Yeon may not yet have lived down the after-effects of last year”s scandal. Park along with actresses Lee Seung Yeon and Jang Mi In Ae appeared in Seoul Central District Court in 2013 for a series of trials regarding their alleged abuse of the sleep-inducing drug propofol....