Teen Training Camps, Surgery & Forced Prostitution: The Gruelling Life Of A K-Pop Star

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05 Dec 2019 · 16 minutes

Teen Training Camps, Surgery & Forced Prostitution: The Gruelling Life Of A K-Pop Star
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Years of gruelling training, insane beauty standards, invasive fans and cyber hate... just the average day for a K-pop idol.

Today we look at how these stars are created and whether their lifestyles are contributing to an escalating trend of them taking their own lives.

** Warning, this episode discusses issues around suicide, if this is triggering for you please wait for our next episode and if you need help, call Lifeline 13 11 14 **

CREDITS 

Host/Producer: Claire Murphy 

Executive Producer: Elle Beattie 

Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri 

Thanks to our special guest Forbes contributor and K-Pop correspondent for Billboard Tamar Herman.

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