Seungri, Jung Joon Young, and Choi Jong Hoon banned from KBS
On April 9, KBS announced that Jung Joon Young, BIGBANG's Seungri, and FTISLAND's Choi Jong Hoon have been temporarily banned from appearing on KBS's programs.
Jung Joon Young is under arrest for filming and sharing illegal videos and photos, and Seungri is under investigation for suspicions of prostitution mediation and embezzlement, etc. Choi Jong Hoon was also booked for shar...
Seungri to postpone military enlistment, Jung Joon Young turns in a new phone
On March 14, the police investigation of Seungri, Jung Joon Young, and Yu Inseok (CEO of Yuri Holdings), was held at the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency.
Seungri, who showed up at 2 in the afternoon, returned home at 6:17 a.m. on the 15th after 16 hours of investigation. Jung Joon Young, who showed up the earliest at 10 a.m., left around 7 in the morning after more than 21 hours of investi...
YG announces termination of Seungri's contract
YG Entertainment terminated its exclusive contract with Seungri.
Below is the official statement released on March 13:
"Hello, this is YG Entertainment.
Starting with the assault case which occurred at the club in which Seungri was involved, there has been various suspicions and controversies, and we bow our heads and deeply apologize for causing trouble to many people inclu...
Seungri to enlist in the army on March 25
BIGBANG's Seungri recently received his notice of military draft. He will enter the recruit training center in Nonsan on March 25 and serve as an active duty soldier. He plans to enlist quietly without any press attention.
Earlier today, a media outlet reported that Seungri has applied to serve as a conscripted policeman for his military service. However, according to Seungri's staf...
Seungri to voluntarily receive police investigation and drug test
While the scandal surrounding the club 'Burning Sun' is growing by day, on February 27, YG Entertainment stated that BIGBANG's Seungri will voluntarily appear at the police station to receive investigation.
Below is YG Entertainment's official statement:
We are informing you of Seungri's position, which was delivered to the agency last night.
Seungri apologized onc...
BIGBANG's Seungri to enlist in the military next year
Seungri will hold his last solo concert before enlisting in the military.
On December 3, YG Entertainment announced that Seungri will hold 'SEUNGRI 1st SOLO TOUR [THE GREAT SEUNGRI] FINAL IN SEOUL' from February 16 to 17.
In addition, he will hold a tour in Hong Kong on January 12, Tokyo on 26-27, and Osaka on March 9-10.
YG stated that this will be Seungri's last concert ...
BIGBANG's Seungri to hold first solo concert since debut!
For the first time in 12 years, Seungri will hold a solo concert in August!
BIGBANG's Seungri will hold 'Seungri 2018 1st Solo Tour - The Great Seungri in Seoul' on August 4 and 5.
YG Entertainment stated, "At this concert, you will be able to watch Seungri as a 'solo musician', not the youngest member of BIGBANG or CEO Seungri." The concert will involve a l...
Yang Hyun Suk moves Seungri to tears with surprise b-day party
Seungri celebrated his birthday on December 12. On December 13, Yang Hyun Suk, the CEO of YG Entertainment, posted a video of Seungri on his Instagram.
In the video, Seungri is brought to tears in front of a birthday cake. People around him say, "What's wrong? Why are you crying?" One of them goes, "It's understandable. I feel like crying seeing you (YG) celebrating h...
BIGBANG's Seungri donates 100 million won & delivers coal briquettes for the needed
On December 12, Aori F&B, a company run by Seungri, donated 100 million won (approximately 91,500 USD) to Childfund Korea, a global organization for the welfare of children.
On the same day, 30 employees of Aori F&B and its franchise owners delivered coal briquettes, which are used for heating, to families in need.
Aori F&B is a Japanese-style Donkotsu ramen franchise which S...