YouTuber, Kim Yong Ho, Who Used To Expose Celebrity Scandals, Found Dead At A Hotel In Busan

YouTuber, Kim Yong Ho, who used to expose celebrity truths and has several allegations of extortion and blackmail against him, was found dead at a hotel in Busan. Suicide is the suspected reason.


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YouTuber, Kim Yong Ho, Who Used To Expose Celebrity Scandals, Found Dead At A Hotel In Busan

Former entertainment reporter and YouTuber, Kim Yong Ho, who has multiple legal accusations against his name, was found dead in his hotel room in Busan. Kim Yong Ho was a controversial figure who started his own YouTube channel to expose celebrity scandals and, in turn, ended up in a few of his own. Kim Yong has reportedly taken his own life, and police are further investigating his death. 

The unfortunate death of former reporter and YouTuber, Kim Yong Ho

Kim Yong Ho was found dead in his hotel room in Busan on October 12, 2023, by a hotel staff. The police were immediately informed, and the reason for Kim Yong’s death was suspected to be suicide. Police on talking to the media about Kim Yong Ho’s death further added:

“It is suspected that the death was by suicide; however, the investigation is ongoing."

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Kim Yong Ho led a very controversial life

Kim Yong Ho was accused of several misconducts, many of which were even legally proved to be true. Kim was even undergoing a trial for a sexual molestation case. He was in Busan for the trial, and the trial was held just a day before his death. He had also been held responsible and sentenced to imprisonment for eight months and had a suspended sentence for two years in the trial.

Kim Yong Ho was also accused of bribery and blackmail

Besides several other accusations from Hallyu celebrities, Kim Yong Ho was also a prime suspect of blackmailing. He was booked for demanding a bribe of USD 150,000 and luxury bags to safeguard celebrity secrets. Kim Yong Ho was also sued by popular Korean actress, Han Ye Seul for revealing her scandalous past as a bar host worker. 

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Kim Yong Ho was also suspected of charging bribes and keeping the money and luxury items. In 2021, Kim Yong Ho reported that he had shut down his YouTube channel and would no longer expose any celebrity. However, the complaints against him stood firm.

May Kim Yong Ho’s soul rest in peace. Let us know your views on the YouTuber’s fall from grace.

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