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Posted by germainej AKP STAFF 25 days ago

CJ ENM vice president and Mnet head Shin Hyung Kwan reportedly booked by police for involvement in 'Produce' series vote manipulation

AKP STAFF

CJ ENM vice president and Mnet head Shin Hyung Kwan has reportedly been booked by police for his involvement in the 'Produce' series vote manipulation controversy.

According to MBC News, police are investigating Shin Hyung Kwan, who was in charge of the 'Produce' series and 'Idol School' series, for his involvement in manipulating the votes for the competitive reality shows. A search and seizure was also conducted at the CJ ENM office specifically in relation to Shin Hyung Kwan.

As previously reported
, CJ ENM producer Ahn Joon Young admitted to manipulating votes and results for Mnet's 'Produce x 101' and 'Produce 48', and he's also under the suspicion of accepting services at an adult entertainment establishments paid for by agencies. Kim Yong Bum CP of Mnet's 'Produce' series has also been booked.

Stay tuned for updates.

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rlbm387 pts 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

Just watched My Little TV ep. 32. The absence of Yujin/ IZone was surreal. Their live airing had >5x more viewers than any other segment!!! I can understand MBC cancelling IZone's appearance (as a group). Individuals tho...

Yet its hard to imagine IZone will be left untouched when even Mnet's head is taken down. If the 'top-20' were decided from the start, it means every group member got preferential treatment. Its just a matter of time before Idol School, P101 1&2 are implicated too.

Its sad coz some of the best groups came from these shows. And the truth is, we all knew the shows were rigged; the drama and final line-up were too perfect. The public was fine with it, as long as the fraud wasn't revealed. If only the #$$#!*&!! mutton brain who did the vote count didn't get sloppy (using the same multiples????), we'd all be blissfully unaware.

(Should we click our heels 3 times? "there's no place like home, there's no place like home...")

Seems that's about all anyone can do, for now.

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jhopes-shadow1,048 pts 25 days ago 0
25 days ago

Because of these kind of ppl, sometimes I feel like it's useless for me to vote for my favs.

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