Following the news of Goo Hara‘s passing, her ex-boyfriend Choi Jong Bum set his Instagram account from public to private.
In August, Choi Jong Bum was sentenced to three years probation for a year and a half in jail. He was charged with physical assault, intimidation, blackmail, property damage, and “revenge porn”.
After an investigation was made, he was found not guilty of “revenge porn”, saying that there was evidence of the video being internationally spread. They did, however, consider the contents of the video a criminal act rather a simple assault, and have considered it as blackmail.
Prior to news of Goo Hara’s passing, he was using his Instagram account to promote his store. Korean netizens have left numerous negative comments towards Choi, with people calling him a coward and a blackmailer.
This f*****r should have died instead. Why is an innocent person dying instead of him? He’s even less than a dog.
– Korean Netizen
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