‘Burning Sun’ whistleblower, Kim Sangkyo is being sued for defamation.
Four people, including aYouTuber known here as ‘ Mr. Na’ and someone known as ‘A’ put forward a defamation case against Kim in the afternoon of Monday, 19th August, at the Seoul Central Prosecutors' The lawsuit is for allegations of defamation and dissemination of false facts.
Those filing the lawsuit stated, “Mr. Kim made a YouTube video of the false information regarding the Club ‘Burning Sun’ and asked us to air it, and when we complained about it, he blocked contact with us and spread offensive rumors or false information about us."
An anonymous plaintiff claimed "This complaint is a lawsuit.Those who got the charges are not just a group which was defamed by Kim Sang-kyo, but aides who trusted him to the end of the Burning Sun incident."
They also stated that the death threats that he claims he was getting were lies
In addition to the complaints against Kim, a disclosed KakaoTalk conversation was provided
The message shows a photo of a woman playing a recorder through her nose with the messages send by Kim reading” Seungri’s younger sister was blowing a recorder through her nose at a birthday party on the day of her brother's detention warrant."
The photo in question, was in fact not Seungri’s sister. The photo is from Yoo Byungjae’s birthday party, You can watch the video from the party here:
Let me know your thoughts on this and do you you think the lawsuit will be won by the plaintiffs?