10 Hottest Banned Korean Pop Music Videos
In South Korea, songs and music videos get reviewed by the government and major TV networks, deciding whether they are deemed appropriate for broadcast. Here are some that did not make the cut.
"Touch Me" by Ivy
Reason: Deemed inappropriate for children. (Link)
"Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" by Lee Hyo Ri
Reason: Road rules violations, including driving without a seat belt, dancers performing on top of buses, and dancing on the street. (Link)
"Turn It Up" by T. O. P.
Reason: Indirect advertising, uttering brands like Louis Vuitton, Dior, Alexander McQueen, and Dolce & Gabbana. (Link)
"Why Are You Doing This To Me" by Foxy
Reason: Promotion of sexual relationships with men and women. (Link)
"Mirotic" by TVXQ
Reason: Explicit lyrics, particularly "under my skin." (Link)
"Abracadabra" by Brown Eyed Girls
Reason: BDSM themes, boob touching, and lesbian kissing.
"Strong Baby" by Seung Ri
Reason: The word "crack." (Link)
"Oppa, Can I Do It?" by E.Via
The song itself was banned. Reason: Oppa is what a young girl calls a slightly older male. Now check the title again. (Link)
"Wealthy 2nd Generation" by AJOO
Reason: Promotion of overindulgence and materialism. (Link)
"Suspicious Man" by Lee Jung Hyun
Reason: An extensive bathroom scene. (Link)
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