Served as the F.T rock band’s manager, guitarist, and keyboardist. Island, a former South Korean actor, and rapper, Choi Jong Hoon. In 2007, he joined the rock band and in 2019, he retired from the electronic face. In a relationship with former rhythmic gymnast son Yeon Jae, Choi Jong Hoon has been confirmed. He’s not married yet, but the couple broke up after the pressure in 2017 after having 6 months of the relationship. On 14 March 2019, Choi retired from the entertainment industry, alleging involvement in venality, raped and the sharing of illegal sex videos and pictures, part of the Burning Sun scandal, and on 29 November 2019, Choi was found guilty and sentenced to five years in prison.
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Choi Jong Hoon arrested for gang raped along with four men
Police charged Choi in April 2019 to secretly film women without their consent, upload a total of six videos, and cover up his drunk-driving incident with bribery. Choi admitted distributing hidden camera pictures taken without permission on April 11, 2019, as well as the recording was illegally hidden camera footage. He was charged with one count of sharing taken illegally from other sources and five counts of sharing footage.
A woman came to SBS funE on April 19, 2019, alleging that five men, including Choi, had raped her after being drunk in March 2016, and then shared the video in a group chat. Choi denied the allegation but acknowledged that on that day he and his wife were together. Choi was arrested on the suspicion of gang rape on May 10, 2019, and charged with engaging in a gang rape in 2016.
When and where was retired Choi Hoon born?
Choi Jong-hoon was born by the solar calendar on March 7, 1990, in Seoul, South Korea, and by the lunar calendar on February 6. He attended the high school of the Shindong shin Middle Data Industry. He was accepted into the FNC Music talent agency during his high school years, which later formed the F.T band. The island as its manager and guitarist with Jong-hoon. Together with former bandleader Oh Won Bin, Choi attended the University of Suwon with a degree in digital music.
Retirement from Entertainment industry, Choi Jong
In March 2019, Choi, along with celebrities Seungri and Jung Joon-young, was revealed to be a member of an online group chat that shared sexually explicit videos of women filmed without their knowledge or consent. He was also reported to have bribed the police to prevent newspapers from covering an incident involving drunk driving in 2016. His agency later announced he will leave F.T. Island and the entertainment industry exit.
After first trail from the court, Jung Joon Young, Choi Jonghoon, And Yuri’s Brother Sentenced To 4-6 Years In Prison, raped
Jung Joon Young, Choi Jonghoon and Kwon Hyuk Joon (older brother of Girls’ Generation’s Yuri) were sentenced to imprisonment after their 1st trial.
The Seoul Central District Court sentenced Jung Joon Young to 6 years in prison for violating the Sexual Violence Crimes law by illegally taking and sharing sex cams. Choi Jonghoon was sentenced to 5 years for rape.
They are also ordered to complete 80 hours of sexual assault therapy rehabilitation and are forbidden from working in facilities related to children and youth for 5 years. Their claims for probations were also dismissed.
The court ruled both of the guilty for gang raping multiple women after judging that the credibility of the victims’ statements and the chat log evidence were valid.
“Both of the defendants claim that the victims were not unconscious and that they had consented to sex. Choi Jonghoon claims that he did not have sex with them at all.
However, there were evidences in the KakaoTalk chatroom where Jung Joon Young revealed he had sex with Choi Jonghoon. From the evidence, we were able to rule that Jung Joon Young and Choi Jonghoon raped women who were drunk and unconscious.”
— Presiding Judge
Choi Jong Hoon Confirmed In A Relationship With Former Rhythmic Gymnast Son Yeon Jae… Is she going to become wife of Choi Jong Hoon?
The retired South Korean rhythmic gymnast agency Son Yeon Jae, Galaxia SM, revealed on June 14 that the former athlete is actually in a romantic relationship with Choi Jong Hoon, FTISLAND’s president.
It said: “Son and Choi just started dating, and are still getting to know each other.”
So, Who is Son Yeon Jae? When the couple started to date each other?
Son Yeon Jae is one of South Korea’s most popular sports stars. She is a former member of the national gymnastics team from South Korea. The former athlete won several prestigious awards and medals during her sports career, including the 2014 Asian Games all-around champion and 2010 Asian Games bronze medalist.
On March 4, at the press conference held at the Korea National Training Center, Son declared her formal retirement from sports.
Shortly after that, the company of Choi, FNC Entertainment, also announced that since March 2017 the two have begun dating.
The manager of the Korean rock band FTISLAND is Choi Jong Hoon. Recently, the group released the Over 10 Years album to celebrate its 10th anniversary.
Choi Jonghoon and Son Yeon Jae have officially broken up, no further husband and wife
Choi Jonghoon and Son Yeon Jae felt pressured because of the public’s sudden awareness of their relationship. It influenced their friendship and they both fell gradually apart.
“The two have broken up. They felt pressured after their relationship became public, and they naturally split up during that process.”
— FNC Entertainment
The couple had split shortly after the announcement of the dating rumors, but during Happy Together, Jonghoon was unable to announce the split and even kept the relationship a secret.
“I wanted to say something with honesty for the fans. We felt a lot of pressure. It’s normal for men and women to date and breaks up. I will become a more mature Choi Jonghoon.”