Celebrities Are Denied This Privilege After T O Ps Marijuana Scandal

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Celebrities Are Denied This Privilege After T.O.P's Marijuana Scandal
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Celebrities Are Denied This Privilege After T.O.P's Marijuana Scandal

Ever since Big Bang's T.O.P's scandal involving drugs and marijuana, as well as his issues regarding his enlistment in the army, fans and idols have both expressed their concerns. Unfortunately, his actions did not come with out repercussions.

Because of T.O.P's misconduct during his two-year mandatory military service, idols and Korean celebrities are no longer allowed to enlist as conscripted policemen. However, this isn't all T.O.P's doing. The position within the army was already in motion to be removed and abolished from the military a few years ago.

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. 

Singer Eric Nam Makes Forbes' List of Celebrities Under 30
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Singer Eric Nam Makes Forbes' List of Celebrities Under 30

Singer Eric Nam was included in the Forbes' "30 Under 30 Asia" for this year. Nam was described as "one of the most recognized names and faces in Korea's entertainment industry today"

"[Nam] not only sings but hosts multiple TV shows and is the go-to for International collaborations and interviews", wrote Forbes, noting Nam's potential to grow into a global star. "He worked with names such as [rapper] Timbaland ...singer Gallant, and most recently interviewed Emma Watson, Chris Pratt, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Eddie Redmayne, to name a few".

T-ARA Jiyeon and Jun Joon reportedly in relationship, denied by MBK Entertainment
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T-ARA Jiyeon and Jun Joon reportedly in relationship, denied by MBK Entertainment

Jiyeon and Jung Joon Young have reportedly been dating for about 1 month, however, MBK has denied this.

An exclusive insider report revealed that T-aras Jiyeon and Jung Joon Young are currently dating. They have been dating for around 1 month now and many witnesses have come out to say that the couple does not try to hide their dates.

The two of them shared many common interests and also would spend time together talking about music and their emotions.

Filipino Celebrities Travel to Korea to Watch Coldplay Concert
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Filipino Celebrities Travel to Korea to Watch Coldplay Concert

Filipino celebrities such as James Reid and Nadine Lustre traveled from the Philippines to attend Coldplays concert in South Korea.

On April 15th, Filipino singer, Kiana Valenciano posted a group picture of herself, her singer boyfriend, her celebrity friends and family at the Coldplay concert in South Korea. It was revealed that her celebrity friends included James Reid, Nadine Lustre, MYX VJS Alex Diaz and Donny Pangilinan, and her celebrity boyfriend, Sam Concepcion. They were also accompanied by Reids sister, Lauren and Valencianos  cousins.