The most sensationalised K-pop stories in the first half of 2014
In the first half of 2014 alone, the K-pop industry has rained bombshells and sizzling gossip, from idols leaving their groups to A-listers coming clean about their love lives and more.
Every little misstep by Hallyu stars, who are perpetually being watched by the media and keenly followed by fans, could prove detrimental to their hard-earned fame.
Nevertheless, entertainment companies are quick to respond with official statements whenever news break these days, while the celebrities take to social media to tell their side of the story.
Click on for a roundup of all the drama in K-pop land thus far this year.