K-pop agency CEO caught forcing male idols into harassment of female trainees
As reported by JpopAsia, CEO Jang Suk Woo who was arrested on April 10th on charges of sexual harassement turned out more shocking info.
April 15th: Police confimed the rumors that the CEO of OWE (Open World Entertainment) named Jang Suk Woo commanded male idols of his agency into the sexual harassment of 6 of his female trainees. Official stated the following: “Since the end of 2010, Jang Suk Woo harassed 6 Female trainees over 10 times. During the cause of his actions he also commanded his agency’s male members to start harassing them.
Police officials had strong doubts whether the male idols were violently forced into the lewd actions, or rather committed these acts because of his status and power. Mr. Woo is currently under arrest for sexual harassement, sexual assault and rape of 6 females (trainees at his own agency), 2 of these girls were underage. He faces charges of gang rape including minors and scheming persuaded harassement. Officials could not yet give a definitive word on the charges pressed against the male idols of his management.
Open World Ent. is famous for their male artists/groups Jun Jin, Kim Horam, The BOSS and X-5. OW Ent. is part of the YPA (Young producers Association) who manage artists/groups like JunJin, Gan Miyeon, Tei, K.Will, Brown Eye Girls and After School.
This case is still under investigation.