South Korean superstar threaten by his ex-girlfriend after filed case.
Kim Hyun-Joong, 29 year-old South Korean actor and leader of boy band SS501 been blackmailed by former lover after the issue of abuse and miscarriage. His ex-girlfriend filed an assault case against him and started their legal argument.
The actor is known for his role in 2009 Korean drama as Yoon Ji-hoo in the Boys Over Flowers where he won the ‘Best Actor Award’ at the Seoul International Drama Awards on the same year. He also received the ‘Popularity Award’ at the 45th Baeksang Arts Awards. Kim debuted as solo artist, introduced his Korean mini albums Break Down and Lucky.
A young woman claimed to be his girlfriend filed domestic charges against him, 21 August 2014, accused by assaulting her. After the case been filed, Kim Hyun-Joong was then investigated by the police but was stopped after the ex-girlfriend dropped the charges.
In 2015, Kim Hyun Joong’s lawyer revealed that his ex-girlfriend demanded a settlement of 600 Million Korean Won, for her to drop the case, and Kim did pay her. But it was found out that the couple had mutual physical fight, Kim was then fined 5 million won by the Seoul Prosecutor’s office. Kim stated to take responsibility after girl reported pregnant in February 2015, bearing his child. However, the girl cannot be contacted by Kim’s agency. Kim sued by his former girlfriend and fined for mental damages.
The case will not influence his attendance in the military, civil suit can go on without the concerned party. When the DNA checks out that he is the real father, then he’s going to take responsibility, they would not settle with Kim’s ex girlfriend this time, his lawyer said.
Attorney Lee Jae-man stated, “Choi shared the documents related to her pregnancy and miscarriage with the newspaper, which then told Kim’s management agency that they have the files. This would have imposed severe strain on the actor,” Friday.
At the pre-trial proceeding, 3 June 2015, his girlfriend did not give medical evidence. The assault case was re opened, evidence from hospitals been requested by the party. It was found out that injury Kim Hyun-Joong ex-girlfriend claimed and showed medical certificate, actually caused by working out in gym.For that reason, Korean actor officially filed criminal charges against his ex-girlfriend, including calumny, blackmail, defamation and fraud. IMAGE/KeyEastEntertainment