K-pop in crisis: Scandal threatens to end the ‘Korean wave’ and exposes culture of toxic masculinity

CNN quoted CedarBough Saeji, an expert in Korean culture and society at UBC, in an article about a sex scandal involving members of K-pop.

“The mistreatment of women in Korean society, particularly the voyeuristic and sexually objectifying treatment of women’s bodies, is deeply enmeshed in K-pop,” she said.

The article also appeared on MSN.