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K-Pop Idols Who Have Committed A Crime

Updated October 13, 2018 26.4k votes 3.5k voters 584.3k views27 items

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With their flashy dance moves, cotton candy colored hair, trendy makeup, and of course, addictive songs, K-pop idols are the super stars of Asia. However, are they worthy of being "idols" as their name indicates? This list of K-pop idols who have been accused of illegal activities shows these celebrities in a not-so-flattering light. See if your "bias" has been caught doing a naughty, naughty thing and read about why these Kpop idols got arrested.

What crimes have Kpop stars committed? Why were these Korean pop stars arrested? From DUIs, domestic violence, and even rape, some of your favorite K pop idols might also be criminals. Read on to find out who.

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    Cha Ju Hyuk

    Cha Ju Hyuk
    Photo: Metaweb / CC-BY
    Underage drinking is just the tip of the iceberg for this singer turned actor. Before debuting, Ju Hyuk spent time in a youth detention center for raping a fellow student. 
    Crime: Rape
    Name: Ju Hyuk Cha
    Born: 1991
    Group: Co-Ed School
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  • SS501's Kim Hyun-joong
    Photo: flickr / CC0

    In 2014, Hyung-Joong was arrested for beating up his girlfriend. She sustained multiple injuries (broken arm, broken ribs) and was hospitalized for weeks. 

    Crime: Domestic Violance
    Name: Kim Hyun
    Born: 1986
    Group: SS501
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  • Super Junior's Kangin
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    In 2009, Kangin was arrested for beating up a gas station attendant while drunk. A month after this crime, he was arrested again for a hit and run while driving under the influence. Drinking problem much?

    Crime: Battery & Driving under the influence
    Name: Kang In
    Born: 1985
    Group: Super Junior
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  • Dasom was part of a infamous high school gang known for throwing sex parties with the money that they stole from the other kids. She talks about stealing money and attending these parties on her cyworld (the korean Facebook)

    Crime: Underage drinking & organized violence
    Name: Dasom
    Born: 1993
    Group: Sistar
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