A relatively new entertainment news outlet, Dispatch, has become K-pop stars’ biggest nightmare.
If you have been obsessively following K-pop news for a while, you must have caught the name “Dispatch” at least once or twice. If not, it is an indication that either 1)there is a serious language barrier that you rely heavily on second-source sites which are busy copy-pasting and translating one or two articles exposed in the portal news sites) or 2) you are not that interested in K-pop, since there is no way, no way at all that you may have missed all these huge scandals involving these big names.
-Starting Weird Tradition of “Airport Fashion Photos”
–Stars’ Nightmare, Unexpected Santa for K-pop Celeb Voyeur
–Siding with Paparazzi? Lawsuit, Lawsuits, Many Lawsuits.
There has been quite a controversy going on around Jae-joong’s case as it got murkier as some idol stars revealed via talk shows that how creepy (actually much more than what people usually call creepy), anti-social and sociopathic the Sasaeng fans are: they hire a cab for the entire day to follow their stars (which often result in a car accident), hack into their cell phone to monitor their phone calls, and of course hack their email/social network accounts, even to the point their behaviors can clearly be understood as organized crime (link to local article [ko]): they install security cameras in front of the stars’ house and GPS in their cars, and share information together. (There is even a Wiki page on how crazy these girls (mostly teenage girls) are, though I am not sure whether they should let them use the word ‘fans’)
Using Sasaeng Fans as Their Source?
Dispatch got hold of Jaejoong’s audio files by contacting one of these Sasaeng fans[…]
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