Jailing of K-pop stars Jung Joon-young and Choi Jong-hoon offers ray of hope in dark year for the industry

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The jailing of South Korean stars Jung Joon-young and Choi Jong-hoon on rape charges offers a ray of hope in what has been a dark year for K-pop.While K-pop followers will look back on 2018 as a triumphant year for South Korea’s biggest cultural export, with many outfits achieving unprecedented international success and boy band BTS becoming the first K-pop act to top the US album charts, 2019 will mostly be remembered for a series of tragedies and scandals that shook the industry.The apparent…

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