South Korea's toxic 'cancel culture' needs to change: Experts

South Korean actor Kim Seon-ho was the latest K-idol to be dragged down by the country's unforgiving "cancel culture". PHOTO: SALT ENTERTAINMENT/INSTAGRAM
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SEOUL - One moment South Korean actor Kim Seon-ho was raving over a certain pizza brand in a hot-trending drama serial. The next, his face was removed from the brand's social media channels after he was caught in an abortion scandal.

Hundreds of thousands of fans unfollowed him on Instagram within days. He was also pulled from a popular variety show and dropped from two upcoming films.

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