Netizens were furious as most people would have faced jail time, but G-Dragon was let off the hook. Soon afterwards, fans begged for him to come back and it seemed like it might just happen. After getting counseling, I asked acquaintances in the film industry for advice but they all told me to forget it, because I will lose and be put in a worse situation," she said. As for the celebrities who one would think would have the power to get their stories heard, it appears it is still just as hard as before to go public. Instead, Jay Park took time off to himself and ended up launching a solo career in And the thought gave courage to the others, that if someone of his stature could be toppled, anyone can," Adrien Wing, a gender expert and associate dean for the International and Comparative Law Programs at University of Iowa said in a lecture recently at Ewha Womans University. Choo Mi-ae of the ruling Democratic Party of Korea called for a reinvestigation of the sex scandal involving the late actress Jang. A powerful newspaper president was among the names on the list, triggering a prosecutorial investigation. There, she revealed that she had been forced by the head of her agency to provide sexual favors to high-profile media executives. Weak actresses like me cannot but face a limit here," she said. The prosecution reform committee, which was established in December within the Justice Ministry, reportedly has been considering conducting a probe into the case. What started out as a tweet from a Hollywood actress encouraging those who have been victims of sexual harassment to use the hashtag MeToo soon evolved into a global movement, starting with the downfall of movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. G-Dragon tested positive for marijuana consumption but stated he believed the cigarette handed to him at a party was a regular cigarette and not marijuana. And they are raising hopes once again for a breakthrough, as the incumbent government embarks on a reform drive to eliminate past wrongdoings. Code-V Jaewon He was kicked out of his group because his ex-girlfriend wrote a letter and published it online, accusing him of using her for money and not taking responsibility for getting her pregnant. In , rumors that the sex tape she was was floating around cropped up but it was confirmed that it was not her.