He was noticed hanging out and ingesting with a visitor from Indonesia.
On February 9, former BIGBANG member Seungri was launched from jail after serving 18 months for costs together with prostitution, prostitution mediation, embezzlement, and recurring playing, in addition to meals security and overseas alternate legislation violations.
Then, on March 22, Dispatch reported that he was noticed in Thailand with mannequin and influencer Yoo Hye Received. Neither Seungri nor Yoo commented on the speculations; Although, following the media consideration, Yoo threatened authorized motion towards malicious commenters through her Instagram, the place she had initially shared footage from Thailand—all of which have since been eliminated.
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Seungri’s newest sightings come from enterprise girl and digital creator (additionally effectively often known as the daughter of Indonesian billionaire) Grace Tahir‘s Instagram updates.
Whereas sharing Instagram Tales of her journey to South Korea, Grace caught Seungri demonstrating find out how to serve drinks “whirlpool model.” The clip, highlighted on Grace’s Instagram account underneath “Korea Information” and circulating on different social media platforms like Twitter, confirmed the previous idol dwelling his non-celeb life.
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She additionally shared an image with him, asking, “Does anybody know who this K-Pop determine is?” which confirmed the cameo’s previous profession.
Grace’s tales have since sparked combined reactions from K-Pop followers. Generally, Koreans remained unchanged of their opinions of the previous idol with a legal file—particularly a sexual one.
- “Finest if we don’t give him consideration in any respect.”
- “How comedic, LMAO.”
- “Folks don’t change. I’m by no means going to imagine that folks can change.”
- “Simply blurted out, ‘That is f*cking bullsh*t.’“
- “What the f*ck? That is COMEDY. I can’t imagine he’s nonetheless doing that.”
- “Watching him makes my blood boil.”
- “Ugh, ew. He makes me sick to my abdomen.”
- “After committing all of these heinous crimes…? What a JOKE. I hate people.”
- “BARF. It seems like he’s dwelling his greatest life after being launched from jail.”
- “Wow. This b*stard has not regretted a single factor. Look how plump he received. You may inform.”
- “BRB, I’ve to throw up.”
Alternatively, loads of worldwide followers shared their happiness to see Seungri out and about, again on monitor, and doing effectively.
Following the web buzz, Grace herself took to Instagram once more and addressed the considerations that she had obtained through DMs. Whereas expressing that she had not anticipated a lot reactions for hanging out with Seungri—who was stated to be doing “effectively, bodily and mentally,” Grace defined…
…that she isn’t afraid of the backlash as a result of “he’s now a free man.”
Grace appeared to agree that Seungri “fell sufferer to dangerous Korean media.”
…if you happen to go to jail [in Korea for sexual crimes], it’s actually arduous to [be forgiven]. Even your neighbors can be notified of your photograph and your historical past. Discovering work may also be tough. In Korea, social sanctions are very excessive.
— Grace Tahir
Regardless, in Korea, Seungri stays one of many celebrities believed to by no means be allowed to return to the leisure world—and so his sightings, regardless of when and with whom, proceed to be controversial.
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