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9 things to know about Jessica’s exit from Girls’ Generation

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Girls’ Generation, one of the most popular K-pop girl bands in Asia, is facing its toughest time since its debut in 2007 after Jessica claimed on Tuesday that she was “forced out” of the group by her agency.

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Jessica Jung removed from Girls’ Generation

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Jessica, member of K-pop girl group Girls’ Generation, revealed Tuesday that her label SM Entertainment had unilaterally dismissed her from the group.

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K-pop group member blasts CEO’s alleged exploitation, revokes overnight

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In recent years, the abuse controversy involving K-pop stars and their agencies has gained public attention.

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Song Hye-kyo expresses deep regret over tax evasion

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South Korean actress Song Hye-kyo on Tuesday apologized for committing tax evasion, stating in a news release that she “deeply regrets mishandling her tax affairs due to ignorance.”

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K-pop fans’ gift-giving culture evolves

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The gift-giving culture among K-pop fans is now evolving into helping society, rather than just the stars

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