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Burning Sun Scandal: Where to Watch Online?

Burning Sun Scandal: Where to Watch Online?

Burning Sun Scandal The documentary can be viewed on the official BBC YouTube channel. The documentary focuses on the 2019 scandal and features a discussion group of former popular K-pop stars Seungri (BIG ANGEL), Jung Joon-Young (Doctor’s Restaurant) and Choi Jong-Soon (FT Island) and others.

Titled Burning Sun: Exposing the Secret K-pop Chat Group, the documentary was filmed by BBC Eye, the award-winning investigative team of the BBC World Service. Two South Korean reporters, Park Hyo-Sil and Kang Kyung-Yoon, told their side of the story during the investigation. The duo shared details about the chat group where the singers discussed physically assaulting a woman. After Kyung-Yoon’s article led to Joon-Young’s arrest, more victims came forward to tell their stories. Seungri’s famous nightclub, Burning Sun, was then permanently closed.

Burning Sun Scandal: BBC Documentary Streaming Details

As mentioned above, the documentary about the Burning Sun scandal, which was released on May 19, 2024, is available to watch online on the BBC World Service YouTube channel. The official description reads: “This #BBCEye documentary tells the story of the female journalists who took on the task of investigating the secret chat groups of prominent K-pop stars – and paid a high price for it.”

The documentary explored journalists’ experiences with the aftermath of the Burning Sun scandal. They were victims of cyberbullying and received threats. Reporter Park Hyo-Sil recounted how she was harassed online by fans of the aforementioned K-pop idols.

“My husband was incredibly worried and told me not to go to the office, not to leave the house, because it seemed so dangerous,” she added. “I was pregnant and in such shock. I was so emotionally shattered that even leaving the house was difficult for me. Then I had two miscarriages and now I have no children.”

Meanwhile, Kang Kyung-Yoon revealed that she has also faced harassment campaigns. However, she stated that she has “no regrets” about reporting on the matter.