Kwon left the group after a post uploaded to SNS alleged he had sexually harassed fans at fan sign events and dated the owners of fansites. Whilst idols dating other idols is still generally considered a scandal, it is not wholly uncommon. On the other hand, idols dating fans is much rarer and is considered more taboo than your usual run-of-the-mill dating scandals. It is also an area where the Korean and Western entertainment industries are more similar than they are different. There are only a few examples of Western celebrities dating fans: actor Jake T. Austin was revealed to be dating a long-time fan who had publicly expressed her adoration towards the actor on social media.
Dating scandals are part and parcel of the K-Pop community and the Korean entertainment industry in general. Have you ever wondered what it would be like if in an alternate universe, you were dating your favourite idol in secret? Moreover, what if your relationship was exposed? If you too, are curious about fanciful situations like these, take Pinkvilla's fun QUIZ to find just the answers you need! With such lucrative results, who do you think you'll get? Leave the name of the idol you wish you get in the comments down below before you take the quiz and go back to the comments with your actual results after you take the quiz. Don't forget to tell us how you liked the quiz!
12 Asian pop star scandals that broke the internet...for a little while
K-Pop idols are constantly battling scandals, especially dating ones, as such controversies could make or break their reputations. Still, each year, fans receive news of idols dating, getting married, or breaking up. Here are five idols who have put themselves in the spotlight the most often with their wild dating lives. Your browser does not support video.
It is still taboo amongst K-pop idols to enter a relationship. However, it is funny how Korean netizens keep on lurking around them to find out if they are in a relationship with other K-pop artists or Korean celebrities. The following K-pop idols are involved in most dating rumors in the K-pop industry, and let's find out if which rumor turns out to be true.