Why ‘Burning Sun’ Still Haunts Korea

Sean Lim
May 24, 2024

BBC’s recent documentary into the ‘Burning Sun’ scandal reminds us that abuse of power in the world of celebrity and sex still haunts Korea. The two main culprits of this tale, Seungri of Big Bang and singer Jung Joon-young, recently angered the public because they appear to be returning to their old lives with impunity.

Has little changed because abusers still roam freely within Korean institutions…

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Sean Lim

Content creator and writer on the real drama behind K-drama.