According to Korean news program SBS 8 O'Clock News, singer Jung Joon Young is one of the celebrities involved in the chatroom that also includes BIGBANG's Seungri.
According to the news report, Jung Joon Young shared illegal hidden camera footage several times in the chatroom with other male singers. The messages date back to late 2015, with 10 months worth of data found my police.
In the conversations, Jung Joon Young told his friend Mr. Kim that he had slept with a woman, after which Kim asked for a video. The singer then uploaded a three second clip that was secretly recorded. In other messages he stated that he had had sexual relations with many people and filmed it without their consent.
The news report stated that there are at least 10 women who have been illegally recorded with hidden cameras. There are other singers in the chat yet to be named, who have also shared illegal videos within the group.
Jung Joon Young's agency has released a statement: "Jung Joon Young did not confirm, nor deny these reports. He is currently filming in the United States. We will issue a statement as he returns to Korea". The producers of KBS' 1 Night 2 Days on which he is a cast member commented: "We have come across the reports. We're in the process of checking its validity".
Jung Joon Young is the lead singer of band Drug Restaurant and has forged a career as a variety television show star in South Korea.
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