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Singer Park Bo Ram's Untimely Passing Sparks Concerns Over Fake News

K-pop Singer Park Bo Ram's tragic passing sparks concerns over fake news, as malicious rumors circulate about her death, prompting warnings and legal actions.

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Singer Park Bo Ram Passes Away at 30, Leaving Fans in Grief

Singer Park Bo Ram's Untimely Passing Sparks Concerns Over Fake News

The sudden demise of singer Park Bo Ram at the age of 30 on April 11, KST, has left the industry and her fans grieving. However, amidst the mourning, concerns have arisen regarding the proliferation of fake news surrounding her death.

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According to police reports, Park Bo Ram was discovered unconscious in a friend's bathroom while drinking before her passing. Authorities have initiated an investigation into the cause of her death and have requested an autopsy from the National Forensic Service.

Despite ongoing investigations, malicious YouTubers have been spreading unfounded speculations about the circumstances leading to Park Bo Ram's demise. Several YouTube videos with provocative titles alleging "bizarre behavior" before her death and poisoning rumors have surfaced. Additionally, reports suggest that fake news involving Park's late parents is also being circulated.

In response to these baseless rumors, singer Kim Greem, a former co-contestant of Superstar K2, condemned the perpetrators, warning of repercussions.

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On April 14, KST, Xanadu Entertainment, Park Bo Ram's agency, issued an official statement condemning the spread of false information. 

The agency stated:

“Park Bo Ram has been plagued by malicious comments and unconfirmed rumors since her debut. Even now, such fake news targeting her after her passing is a clear act of defamation, akin to killing her twice…If such actions persist, we will take strong civil and criminal measures. We will continue to pursue legal actions rigorously after the funeral proceedings.”

As the investigation into Park Bo Ram's passing continues, her agency and supporters remain vigilant in combating misinformation and ensuring justice for the beloved singer.

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