Choi Jong Bum, the ex-boyfriend of the late Hara, was ordered by a court docket to pay the idol’s household ~$55k after they concluded that his threats precipitated Hara to take her personal life.
Two years in the past, Choi Jong Bum was sentenced to a yr in jail for assaulting and threatening Hara. He was additionally charged with threatening to unfold their non-public footage, threatening Hara’s former company to apologize, damaging her property, and violating sexual harassment/assault legal guidelines after discovering molka of her, however he was deemed not responsible.
However it was that assault and people threats that the court docket deemed to have precipitated psychological ache that led to her loss of life.
Within the newest listening to, the court docket dominated that Choi Jong Bum’s unlawful actions, corresponding to assault and menace, precipitated nice psychological ache to Hara, main her to make an excessive selection. The court docket acknowledged, “Mr. Choi threatened Ms. Goo by saying he’ll launch the sexual movies he had recorded in order that she wouldn’t be capable to proceed her actions within the leisure business, bringing her disgrace by way of the intercourse tapes.” The court docket defined Choi Jong Bum’s menace will need to have precipitated psychological anguish to the late Goo Hara. The court docket added, “Plainly she had misplaced hope and motivation for the longer term regardless of reaching appreciable success as a result of she began working as a star at a younger age.” Moreover, the court docket judged that Choi Jong Bum was conscious of the truth that Goo Hara was going to make an excessive selection however continued along with his unlawful actions of threatening the idol. The court docket dominated on at the present time, “Since it’s seen that Choi Jong Bum’s actions precipitated Goo Hara to make an excessive selection, he has precipitated appreciable psychological ache to Ms. Goo’s household as nicely.”
Hara doubtless had sufficient cash to assist her household even by herself, so it’s much less concerning the monetary judgment and I’m extra pleased concerning the ruling within the sense that he’s being held accountable and was discovered accountable for his position in her loss of life.
Although fairly frankly, I’d fairly by no means hear about him once more until horrible shit occurs to him or he did one thing to make the remainder of his life worthwhile not like what it’s been thus far.