Celebrities No Longer Able To Enlist As A Conscripted Policeman Following T O Ps Marijuana Scandal

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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.

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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.

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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Kim Heechul Jokes About Why He Really Hopes His Life Bar Co-Hosts Wont Have A Dating Scandal
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Kim Heechul Jokes About Why He Really Hopes His Life Bar Co-Hosts Wont Have A Dating Scandal

On the May 25 broadcast of tvNs Life Bar, Super Juniors Kim Heechul unabashedly mentioned his frustration with being mentioned in other peoples dating rumors.

While bringing up how hes been called a matchmaker of sorts, Kim Heechul starts off, I hope that [Girls Days] Yura and Kim Root dont get involved in any sort of scandal while filming Life Bar.'

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[Because] Im 500 percent sure that my name will be included in those reports! he exclaimed, before changing it to, 6000 percent sure.