The dark side of K-Pop: assault, prostitution, suicide, and spycams
25 mins | Nov 16, 2019
From homicide rates to the pay gap, the exploitation of women appears to be systemic in South Korea. Corruption, assault, suicide and trafficking, in 2019 a wave of scandals has brought unwanted attention to South Korea’s squeaky-clean music industry. Writing in Bloomberg Businessweek, Matthew Campbell and Sohee Kim investigate the dark side of K-Pop.