Mighty Mouth’s Sangchu and Kim Moo Yul to Complete Military Service Despite Injuries

Both currently serving in the military, Sangchu of Mighty Mouth and actor Kim Moo Yul are determined to carry out their duty despite physical injuries. According to a representative of Sangchu, the singer has been hospitalized for around six months after undergoing surgery in the military hospital to treat his shoulder and ankle. The source revealed, “He had problems with his shoulder even b...

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Mate’s Jung Joon Il Discharges from the Military as the Last Celebrity Soldier

Band Mate’s member Jung Joon Ill was discharged from the military on October 30. Enlisting in January 2012, the singer transferred to the national defense media agency four months later in April, and continued his military service in the military’s singer and song writer department. However, with the celebrity military scandal last July involving singers Se7en and Sanchu, the Korean military’s adm...

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Se7en and Sangchu Plus Five Others Sentenced to Military Jail

It has been reported that Se7en and Sangchu have been sentenced to a 10-day detention in military jail along with five others. On July 25, the Ministry of National Defense announced that seven celebrity soldiers will be receiving a 4 to 10 day detention in jail. Out of those celebrity soldiers, Se7en and Sangchu received the most severe punishment of a 10 day detention due to violating the militar...

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Ministry of National Defense to Discipline and Relocate PR Unit Celebrity Soldiers

In the aftermath of the controversy over the military leniency toward celebrity soldiers serving in the army, the South Korean Ministry of National Defense has decided to abolish the celebrity soldier recruit system for the National Defense Public Relations Support Unit. In addition, the soldiers currently serving in the unit will be relocated to different field and service units. The public relat...

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Netizens Suspicious of Reasons Behind Transfer of Reporters Who Broke Celebrity Soldier Sc...

“Scene 21,” the news crew that confronted Se7en and Sangchu at the adult massage parlor, is making the news again, this time about themselves. SBS recently announced the number of reporters on “Scene 21″ will be reduced from twelve to eight people, but stated that it was just part of normal processing and had nothing to do recent incident involving the celebrity soldiers.  ...

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[Recap] Soompi Weekly Roundup – June Week 4

All the important Korean Entertainment news from this week in one place: This is your Weekly Soompi Roundup!  -Only a few weeks after her happy wedding, Baek Ji Young suffered from a miscarriage. Soompi and her fans all over the world sent their condolences for this deeply saddening news. -Se7en and Sangchu are currently being investigated for visiting an adult massage parlor while serving their m...

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Se7en and Sangchu Undergo Questioning for Visiting Adult Massage Parlor, Sangchu Claims Re...

It was reported earlier Se7en and Sangchu were caught by reporters of the SBS news program “Scene 21” visiting adult massage parlors while on military duty, causing controversy and questions among the news media and the public about military leniency toward celebrity soldiers. After the news spread, several representatives from the Ministry of National Defense stated that Se7en and San...

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Choi Phillip Goes on a Twitter Rant Defending Se7en and Sangchu, Later Retracts Comments

It was reported earlier that celebrities Se7en and Sangchu were seen visiting adult massage parlors. What had upset many netizens is the fact that they’re currently supposed to be on military duty and that Se7en is in a public relationship with celebrity Park Han Byul. After the news broke out, actor Choi Phillip gave a piece of his mind. On June 25, he wrote on his Twitter, “What’s the deal with ...

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