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Big Bang idol Seungri quits K-pop as he becomes a suspect in prostitution investigation

(CNN)One of K-pop's biggest idols has dramatically quit the entertainment industry after it emerged he is being investigated on suspicion of violating South Korea's prostitution law.The youngest member of K-Pop mega-group Big Bang, Seungri made the announcement on his official Instagram account on Tuesday. "I think I'd better leave the entertainment industry at this moment," he wrote. "I just cannot bear causing any further damage to people around me, while being hated and criticized by the public and being treated as a nation's enemy during the investigation."Seungri has for years maintained the squeaky-clean image required of South Korean entertainers.But in recent months a scandal dogging the Burning Sun nightclub in Seoul, which Seun ...