South Korean showbiz again exposed sex scandal, some women accused of going to China for sex trade

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According to a report on the website of Korea’s Chosun Ilbo on December 16, South Korea’s prosecutors learned that some female artists had gone to China for sex transactions during the investigation of South Korean female artists, and they are currently under investigation.

In 2011, a secret video of a Korean female artist’s sex trade was exposed on the Internet

According to sources within the prosecution, the current investigation is focused on a number of female artists, including Li Moumou and Yin Moumou, who are extremely popular in China.

According to Korea’s "Culture Daily" report on the 16th, South Korean prosecutors have confirmed the identities of the two male entrepreneurs involved in the female artist’s sex trade incident. The specific sex trade is still under investigation. According to the prosecutor’s prediction, The nature of the sex transaction and the amount received may surface.

In 2011, a secret video of a Korean female artist’s sex trade was exposed on the Internet

A relevant person in charge of the South Korean judicial organ stated in an interview with the "Culture Daily" that "The Ansan branch of the Suwon branch has learned that some of the female artists involved in the sex trafficking incident have gone to China for sex transactions. The period and frequency of sex transactions in China are under investigation."

The relevant person in charge said, “At present, the South Korean police have learned that some of the female artists involved in the sex trafficking incident have traveled to China. Although the identity of the male counterpart cannot be confirmed, the target is most likely to be a Chinese company. Money male".

According to the "Chosun Ilbo" quoted by South Korean prosecutors, the 30-year-old suspect A entered the entertainment circle after winning a beauty pageant in the 1990s and has starred in several film and television dramas. Another well-known TV drama actress B is also suspected of receiving huge sums of money to engage in sex transactions. However, among the prosecutors' knowledge of sex transactions involving female artists, it is not the above two, but mainly female artists with relatively weak reputations.

The suicide of Zhang Ziyan

At 4:30 pm on March 8, 2009, Zhang Ziyeon was found hanging herself at her home in Bundang, Gyeonggi Province, and died at the age of 26. In March 2011, Zhang Ziyan's more than 50 personal letters were made public for the first time, revealing that she had slept with her a hundred times in order to get a job. The public not only deeply regretted the death of Zhang Ziyan, but also strongly urged that the list of employees who were forced to provide sexual services be made public during his lifetime. All the news about Zhang Ziyan has become popular on the major search sites.

Zhang Ziyan (1982-2009)

Zhang Ziyan was born in 1982 and graduated from Chosun University. She attracted attention for filming the CF advertisement of "Lego Cookies". She also made her official debut in the show business through this advertisement. He has appeared in film and television dramas such as "Boys Over Flowers", "My Love Clown Egg", "The Elephant in the Attic" and so on.

The hidden rules of the Korean showbiz

In recent years, suicides in the Korean entertainment industry have continued to emerge. Since January 2007, many Korean entertainment stars such as Jeong Dabin, Choi Jin-jin, Zhang Ziyan, and Park Yongha have chosen to commit suicide to end their lives. In addition to economic, competition, social public opinion and other realistic pressures, there are even more unresolved shadows that cause artists to commit suicide-unspoken rules. In 2011, Zhang Ziyan's suicide note revealed that she was forced to sleep with him more than 100 times, and also involved superstars including Jeong Dabin, Choi Jin, Gao Xiaoying, Zhang Ruixi, etc., once again bringing the topic of "the hidden rules of the Korean entertainment industry" into focus. However, the so-called "hidden rules" in the Korean entertainment circle should actually be called "clear rules".

Unspoken rule 1: "trainee" managementThe reason is harsh and there is almost no freedom

Most Korean artists are trained in elementary or high school, and are called "trainees" after being signed by a brokerage company. The training cycle is generally two to three years, starting at the age of fourteen or five, and debuting at the age of sixteen or seventeen.

According to the South Korean "Joongang Ilbo", the selection of ordinary "trainees" in South Korea has reached an intense level of 800 selections. And only about half of the trainees can make their debut. This serious imbalance between supply and demand is the root cause of various human rights violations. Sara, a Korean female artist who is currently developing in China, said: “The average trainee (ie, trainee) enters the company at about 10 years old, and will pass the exam to select artists at the age of 15. This process is very strict. You must learn from the sound, stage, body, appearance, including makeup and styling, and there are strict assessments, and the unqualified will be eliminated at any time."

Unspoken rule 2: If you fail to make your debut, you have to be "hidden"

If a "trainee" does not make a debut after a few years of training, he will be sent to accompany him, and the ending is far from ideal. According to Taiwan’s "NOWnews Today News Network", senior film reporter Di Zhiwei stated in TVBS "Harbin News": a certain year in the Korean entertainment industry, a trainee came forward and broke the news, accusing the agency of ostensibly covering board and lodging. The above is to use the dormitory as a guest house, and let wealthy businessmen enter the "draft" every time. Unknowing trainees are taken by the company to dance studios full of mirrors and lenses to show their bodies. For "inspection".

In 2011, a secret video of a Korean female artist’s sex trade was exposed on the Internet

A Korean TV show once reported that Lee, the boss of a South Korean performing arts company, was arrested by the police for allegedly sexually assaulting six singer trainees between 2007 and 2010.

Unspoken rule 3: Sign a "slave contract" for economic exploitation

After a long wait and oppression, some trainees were finally selected by the brokerage company for packaging and signed to debut as artists. But this is just the beginning, the life of an artist is not as glamorous as imagined. It is reported that the main reason for the "shadows" of the Korean entertainment industry and the overwhelming of artists is the sale of personal contracts.

On July 31, 2009, three members of the Korean group TVXQ filed a lawsuit in the court, requesting a ruling that the 13-year agreement between the three and SM Entertainment is invalid. After several months of lawsuits, the Seoul Central District Court ruled that SM and the three The 13-year contract of "TVXQ" is one-sidedly invalid. It can be seen from the lawsuit between TVXQ and SM Entertainment that the Korean entertainment industry is harsh in signing the agreement. Lin Yoona, a member of the female idol group "Girls' Generation", disclosed that the contract period is 13 years like TVXQ.

Unspoken rule 4: declare and file before falling in love

At the end of 2008, according to South Korea’s "Joongang Ilbo" report, South Korea broke out that 10 performing arts companies signed unfair contracts with artists. In these artist contracts, "If you want to deal with different people, you should negotiate with the company in advance and then accept the command. Supervision." Such clauses are listed impressively. Excessive clauses also include: telling whether anyone in the family is in debt, and whether there has been a scandal. It is necessary to declare and file before falling in love. All personal issues cannot be concealed. Individuals going abroad must also be approved by the brokerage company.

Large companies take a very high percentage of the income of artists, usually at a rate of 70 or 80, and even many artists cannot get any money in the first few years of their debut. The South Korean female singer Sara also revealed the problem of the division between the Korean agency and the artist: "The reason why the ratio of the Korean artist’s agency is so high is that they have invested a lot for the artist in the early stage, because these trainees do not have to pay fees. Yes, so the commission rate of Korean artist agency companies may reach 90%."

If an artist wants to change jobs, the penalty will be so high that they can't repay it at all. TVXQ said in an interview with Korean media: “If you cancel the contract, you will have to pay a penalty of three times the total investment and two times the total return, so you can only be bound.” They also revealed: “The contract stipulates that the single album sales are sold. In the case of more than 500,000 copies, each member will receive 10 million won when the next album is released; in the case of sales of less than 500,000 copies, they will not get a cent."

Unspoken rule 5: Forcing artists to undergo plastic surgery, the workload is close to 24 hours

Si Jie, who once served as a senior executive of many large entertainment companies in South Korea, such as Utian, DR, SM, etc. (currently serves as the general manager of Tianyu Media(Supervisor) said in an interview with the media that “plastic surgery” is a required course for most Korean artists before their debut. Si Jie said that in the trainee stage, everyone has to regularly undergo a "lens test", which is to let the camera shoot at various angles, front and back, left and right on the stage, and then evaluated by professionals. The result of the test is to judge whether the artist should accept it before his debut. The basis of plastic surgery, they will accept partial plastic surgery according to the specific situation, so that every side of the lens can be perfect.

Zhang Ziyan's (1982-2009) personal letter was exposed in 2011

In addition, there are hundreds of variety shows in South Korea. In order not to be forgotten by the public, celebrities have to accept the company's arrangements to participate in these shows in addition to completing normal work such as recording records and filming film and television dramas.

Unspoken Rule 6: The influx of underworld funds

In 2006, the Chosun Ilbo reported that there was a "circular listing" boom in the Korean entertainment industry that year. Stars such as Bae Yongjoon, Rain, and Jang Donggun took advantage of their popularity and turned into major shareholders of the company. As a "popular idol", entertainers who have gained both fame and fortune have successively invested in the business of brokerage companies or the stock market, and bad rumors have gradually emerged. It is said that doubts about the inflow of funds from violent organizations have been raised. This means that some underworld organizations may use the good image and popularity of entertainers to achieve the purpose of "making money and laundering money".

Unspoken Rule 7: Imprisonment, Threatening and Violence

In 2008, the TV series "On Air" broadcast by South Korean SBS described the inside story of the Korean entertainment industry. In the play, the bad-character agent forces the actors he cultivated to accompany the advertisers. If the actress fails, the agent beats and scolds her... and all this is similar to what Zhang Ziyan's suicide note revealed Similar, from the letter she wrote before committing suicide, it can be seen that she suffered from violence. According to the South Korean "Joongang Daily" report, after Zhang Ziyan committed suicide, the police revealed that the former representative of the brokerage company, Kim Sung-hoon, called Zhang Ziyan on the way to a party in the VIP room on the 3rd floor of the brokerage office in June 2008 and beat him with a plastic bottle and palm The reason for her head and face is that Zhang Ziyan told others about his privacy.

Unspoken rule 8: It is normal for artists to sleep and drink with the artist

In 2009, the National Human Rights Commission of Korea released the results of a survey targeting female artists and interns, revealing the actual situation of some sexual assault rumors that have been circulating, which is shocking.

In 2011, a secret video of a Korean female artist’s sex trade was exposed on the Internet

Among the artistes surveyed, 6 out of 10 people said they had been asked for sexual bribery, 3 people had been sexually harassed, and there were not a few people who were sexually assaulted. More than 5 out of 10 people have received so-called "sponsorship" proposals from social power figures. South Korea’s "Joongang Daily" once commented after Jang Ziyeon’s death: “If this kind of male entertainment culture and night culture that'history always happens at night' still exerts a powerful force, it is weak and feeble to be squeezed out and tortured by means of sexual services. The second or third Zhang Ziyan will continue to appear."

Unspoken rule 9: The trading venue is relatively fixed

The sex transactions of Korean female artists are generally conducted in high-end bars or clubs, and the owner of the bar or club acts as an intermediary. According to the "Central Daily News" report, the South Korean police found a bed and shower facilities on the third floor of the office building of The Contents entertainment company to which Zhang Ziyan belonged, and a bar on the first floor.

The bar on the first floor is where the company receives regular customers. It is especially possible to hold a banquet on the third floor and bribe women. On the third floor, there are large flat-screen TVs, video equipment, high-end sofas, and a balcony for barbecues outside. At the back of the indoor kitchen, there is a bathroom with shower facilities, and there is a secret room with a bed next to it. When receiving powerful figures here, the company is very likely to call in new actors like Zhang Ziyan or "trainees" who hope to become stars and force them to accompany them.

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