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K-pop star Seungri retires amid scandal


SEOUL: South Korean pop star Seungri (pic) has announced his retirement from show business amid mounting criminal investigations including his alleged involvement in a sex-for-investments scandal.The 29-year-old singer from K-pop boy band Big Bang is accused of lobbying potential investors by offering sex services at multiple nightclubs in Seoul’s posh Gangnam district. He faced police questioning at the weekend.

“It would be better for me to retire from the entertainment business at this point,” Seungri said in a statement posted on his Instagram account on Monday.

   

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