Kim Hyun Joong Accused of Assaulting Girlfriend

Kim Hyun Joong, massively popular Korean drama star and idol of “Boys Over Flowers” and “Playful Kiss” and more recently “Inspiring Generation,” was accused of repeated assaults against his girlfriend of more than two years, according to news reports released yesterday.

According to the report filed by Kim’s girlfriend and covered by news outlets, the domestic violence occurred between May and July of this year. The report claims she sustained serious injuries, including bruising to her face, chest, arms and hips, as well as broken ribs that required six weeks of medical treatment.

The police are currently investigating the allegations. Kim is still planning to perform at his concert in Thailand on August 24 as part of his world tour, which kicked off earlier this summer.

Kim Hyun Joong