This kpop idol has recently made headlines for his horrible actions and his name has been finally revealed.
Recently, Korean news outlets began to report about an idol named A who has been sentenced to probation for threatening his ex-girlfriend with a weapon.
The kpop idol was a contestant on the hit show Produce 101 season two, and at some time in October of 2021, he allegedly broke into his ex-girlfriend’s house when she refused to meet him. He broke in through the balcony, wrapped his arms around her neck and dragged her into the living room. He then grabbed a small knife and threatened her with it, he asked for her to continuing seeing him. He allegedly choked her when she refused and a neighbor happened to hear this and called the police. When someone knocked on the door, he reportedly pointed a knife at her throat asking her not to scream.
The Seoul Central District Court gave the idol a slap on the wrist for his crime concluding that he’s a first time offender, he was given a suspended sentence. The judge concluded his actions were committed impulsively.
He was charged with inflicting bodily harm, and threatening with the use of a weapon and has been sentenced to 1 year in prison if he commits the same crime within a probationary period of 2 years.
He was also placed under protective supervision for 1 year, and must complete 80 hours of community service.
Later, a report by New Daily revealed the idol in question is NOIR’s Nam Yoon Seong. The idol who was born in 1996, debuted as a member of his group in 2018. He’s currently working as an actor and is known for his visuals and dance skills.
The idol or his agency are yet to make a comment on the matter.