Bigbangs T O P Loses Position As Conscripted Policeman

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BIGBANGs T.O.P Loses Position As Conscripted Policeman
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BIGBANGs T.O.P Loses Position As Conscripted Policeman

BIGBANG’s T.O.P has lost his position as a conscripted policeman.

Korean news reported on July 31 that the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency recently held a committee meeting to determine if T.O.P was fit to return to service as a conscripted policeman. In the end, the final decision was that T.O.P is unfit to resume service in his previous position; according to reports, the police department will put in a request to the Army headquarters for a new position for T.O.P.

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Celebrities no longer able to enlist as a conscripted policeman following T.O.P's marijuana scandal
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Celebrities no longer able to enlist as a conscripted policeman following T.O.P's marijuana scandal

Conscripted policeman will no longer be an option for celebrities' when enlisting in the military.

According to Yonhap News on July 24, the conscripted policeman system will be entirely abolished in the year 2023. The system will be put to an end step by step over the years, and the celebrity conscripted policeman will be the first to be abolished. The police will no longer be choosing a celebrity as conscripted policeman starting 2018. 

It's explained that applications by celebrities for conscripted policeman significantly increased, leading to complaints and criticism about celebrity military enlistment. According to the report, the recent marijuana scandal with Big Bang's T.O.P is assumed to have influenced the decision on the abolishment. 

Big Bang's T.O.P will no longer be able to serve as a conscripted policeman
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Big Bang's T.O.P will no longer be able to serve as a conscripted policeman

Big Bang's T.O.P will no longer be able to continue his mandatory military service duties as a conscripted policeman.

According to police officials on July 31, the Seoul Metropolitan Police Department deemed the idol star was unfit to resume his military services as a conscripted policeman upon reviewing his reinstatement, due to his current health situation and the public stance.

SEE ALSO: Big Bang's T.O.P to take a sick leave from military due to social anxiety + will not appeal sentence

Lee Soo Hyuk Jokes About His Friendship With New Labelmate BIGBANGs G-Dragon
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Lee Soo Hyuk Jokes About His Friendship With New Labelmate BIGBANGs G-Dragon

On March 3, actor Lee Soo Hyuk officially signed with YG Entertainment, making him labelmates with his good friend, BIGBANGs G-Dragon.

Earlier today, G-Dragon uploaded a photo of Lee Soo Hyuk in front of a camera onto his official Instagram account.

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Afterwards, Lee Soo Hyuk uploaded a screenshot of G-Dragons post to his own personal Instagram account with a caption that said, A senior from my dream agency [YG Entertainment], who has a following of 13.9 million users, uploaded a photo of me along with my Instagram handle to his official Instagram account.

Tao loses lawsuit against SM Entertainment
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Tao loses lawsuit against SM Entertainment

EXOs past member, Tao, lost his lawsuit against SM Entertainment in an attempt to nullify his exclusive contract.

On April 28, the Seoul Central District Court ruled to reject Taos lawsuit against SM Entertainment where he wished to nullify the contract.

Taos lawyer has argued that the contract with SM Entertainment was unfair, but SM Entertainment refuted those claims by saying,

The original proposed contract should pose no problem whatsoever because it was on pair with the regulations proposed by the Fair Trade Commission.