Fans And Drama Leave Onew of SHINee for His Sexual Assault
Fans of SHINee cannot hide their disappointment towards Onew for his actions and are lost in contradicting statements from the police and SM Ent.
Though fans want to believe that it was a false alarm, there is no denying that he has assaulted a woman intentionally or not. The police are still investigating the case though the victim has dropped the charges. In the short interview of the victim which was not official, she briefly mentioned SM entertainment has forced her to dropped the charges.
Fans are confused and angry by the Entertainment trying to cover up the serious case and say that it’s no help to Onew. There isn’t anything new said about the case, for now, however, two big news dropped on Onew.
One of his “Home Masters” who was a fan of him since the group’s debut has closed the fan page and left. (Home Masters are fans who run a fan page of their own and take high-quality pictures of the idol/celeb) An ordinary fan leaving their idol is nothing compared to a Home Master leaving. Home Masters don’t take such actions since they run a page about them.
Also, the new drama which Onew was starring, “Age of Youth 2”, released him from the character and replaced him with another new actor. The drama officials have stated that his case can both be disturbing to Onew himself and the drama. Onew cannot be avoiding questions about his assault as he goes through tonnes of interviews for the drama and, the audiences will be disturbed in focusing on the character because of the real case going on.
It is also said that he was edited out from Music Bank Singapore after the case broke out.
SHINee was one of the long-lived groups that hadn’t face such huge controversies, destructive of their careers. However, this case seems like it would be a turning point in a negative way.