Cnblues Yonghwa Cleared Of Insider Trading Fees After Allegedly Blaming His Own Mom For Misbehavior

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CNBLUEs Jung Yong Hwa Opens Up About Being Suspected Of Insider Trading
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CNBLUEs Jung Yong Hwa Opens Up About Being Suspected Of Insider Trading

CNBLUEs Jung Yong Hwa finally opened up about his experience being suspected of insider trading last year.

On the June 20 broadcast of tvNs Life Bar, Jung Yong Hwa revealed, [When I was caught up in all of it], I was having all sorts of thoughts. I had never experienced anything like it before.

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Last year, Jung Yong Hwa was suspected for insider trading when he acquired 400 million won (approximately $347,000) worth of FNC stocks, with which he made a profit of 200 million won (approximately $173,400) when FNC recruited a major celebrity shortly afterwards. After undergoing a prosecution inquiry, Jung Yong Hwa was acquitted of charges.

CNBLUE's Yonghwa opens up about the FNC Entertainment insider trading controversy
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CNBLUE's Yonghwa opens up about the FNC Entertainment insider trading controversy

CNBLUE's Yonghwa opened up about his past controversy involving insider trading.

In June of 2016, Yonghwa and Jonghyunwereinvestigated for insider trading at FNC Entertainment. Yonghwa was ultimatelyfound innocent while Jonghyun was charged fines.

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On the July 20 airing of 'Life Bar', Yonghwa shared about the controversy. He thought back to the difficult time and said, "All kinds of thoughts ran through my mind. I've never experienced anything like that."

Comedian Cleared of Drunk Driving
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Comedian Cleared of Drunk Driving

The Seoul Southern District Court on Thursday acquitted comedian Lee Chang-myung of leaving the scene of an accident after drunk driving last year, but fined him W5 million for violating traffic laws and as compensation.

Lee was booked in April of last year after slamming into a traffic light in his Porsche SUV and fleeing the scene. Police said he was drunk at the time with an estimated blood alcohol level of 0.16 percent -- enough to have his driver's license revoked.

He went into hiding for 20 hours but finally showed up at a police station, where he said he had to go to a hospital for medical care and denied driving under the influence.

Insider reveals Philippines’ Kriesha Tiu will officially debut next month
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Insider reveals Philippines’ Kriesha Tiu will officially debut next month

An insider report recently revealed that Kriesha Tiu is preparing for her solo debut in May.

Following her second place finish on K-Pop Star 6: The Last Chance, Kriesha Tiu (Chrisha Choo) will be the first contestant from the show to make her official debut. Recently, Kriesha Tiu took her official profile picture and is steadily working towards coming out with her first release.

Insiders have reported that at the conclusion of K-Pop Star 6, Kriesha Tiu returned to her agency Urban Works and has been working hard on her songs and training her technical skills. Because of her hard work, she is projected to make her official debut in May. The exact date has not been decided but is expected to be in mid-May.

Cube Ent. criticized for allegedly plagiarizing Troye Sivan's album cover for BTOB Changsub's 1st solo album
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Cube Ent. criticized for allegedly plagiarizing Troye Sivan's album cover for BTOB Changsub's 1st solo album

Cube Entertainment is stirred up in a plagiarism controversy. 

BTOB's Changsub is getting ready to make his solo debut, and for his 1st solo album 'At The End', Cube Entertainment started teasing with an album jacket. Unfortunately, many are finding his album jacket problematic as it is similar to the one by Australian singer and songwriter Troye Sivan. 

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It's claimed that the cover's design is too similar to Troye Sivan's 'TRXYE'. Netizens commented, "Is Cube stupid? Why did they plagiarize? Hurry and give feedback, Cube. Don't make Changsub receive criticism", "Oh my gosh, Cube. I'm a fan and it looks exactly the same to me too so hurry and give feedback."