- Former Singaporean DJ and YouTuber Dee Kosh pleaded guilty on Monday to several sexual offenses including trying to pay two teenage boys for sex.
- Kosh, 33, pleaded guilty to charges of attempting to procure an indecent act from a young person, communicating with a minor to obtain sexual services and a third charge of making an obscene film.
- He targeted a 15-year-old, 17-year-old and a man in his 20s by gaining their trust online and making indecent proposals to them, offering hundreds of Singaporean dollars in exchange for sexual services.
- Kosh was arrested on Oct. 5, 2020, two months after another victim came forward to report the YouTuber. He was charged in August 2021 and expected to be sentenced on July 28.
- The DJ could face a maximum of five years in jail and/or a fine of up to 10,000 Singaporean dollars (approximately $7,300) if found guilty under the Children and Young Persons Act for attempted sexual exploitation of a young person.
- He could also face up to two years in prison and a fine if found guilty of communications for the purpose of obtaining sexual services of a minor, and two years and a fine between 20,000 and 40,000 Singaporean dollars (approximately $14,500 and $29,000) for making an obscene film.
Former Singaporean DJ and YouTuber Dee Kosh pleaded guilty to several sexual offenses for trying to pay two teenage boys for sex.
Dee Kosh, whose real name is Darryl Ian Koshy, pleaded guilty on Monday to charges of attempting to procure an indecent act from a young person and communicating with a minor to obtain sexual services. Kosh, 33, also pleaded to a third charge of making an obscene film, while four other charges are being considered for sentencing.
- According to a recent report, a private flight attendant was given a settlement of $250,000 by SpaceX to sign a nondisclosure agreement.
- Documents signed by the attendant’s friend revealed that during a flight to London in 2016, founder Elon Musk exposed his erect penis to a female cabin crew member of SpaceX. He allegedly offered to buy her a horse in exchange for a massage and asked her to “do more.”
- When asked to comment, Musk answered that there was “a lot more to this story.” He added, “If I were inclined to engage in sexual harrassment, this is unlikely to be the first time in my entire 30-year career that it comes to light.”
- Users pointed out that the timing of the sexual misconduct allegations warranted suspicion, considering that Musk had pledged to vote Republican moving forward the day before.
A former SpaceX flight attendant accused billionaire and founder Elon Musk of sexual misconduct in 2018.
According to reports shared with Business Insider, the private flight attendant was given a settlement of $250,000 to sign a nondisclosure agreement.
Multiple luxury brands have dumped Chinese Canadian actor Kris Wu after claims of his sexual misconduct triggered public outrage and boycott threats.
The allegations: Wu, 30, who shot to fame as a member of K-pop boy group EXO, is accused of coercing young women into sex by offering opportunities in show business.
After multiple accusations of sexual misconduct in December, fashion designer Alexander Wang finds himself facing a new wave of similar claims — with one victim shedding anonymity to make his case.
Wang’s alleged history of predatory behavior began to unfold after Owen Mooney, a model, accused the designer of groping him at a New York club in 2017.
During “Survivor: Reunion Special” on Wednesday, contestant Kellee Kim opened up about the sexual misconduct by another cast member, Dan Spilo.
Kim sat down with host and executive producer Jeff Probst to voice her concerns about how CBS and other producers handled incidents involving Spilo inappropriately touching her and other cast members.
Editor’s Note: The headline on this post originally said Alyssa Milano accused the staffer on Andrew Yang’s campaign of sexual misconduct. It has been changed to clarify that the actress was merely highlighting the allegations made by a different staffer on Yang’s campaign.
Update [3:30 p.m. PST]: A staff member on Andrew Yang’s campaign has reached out to us to clarify that the firing of the staff member occurred before Alyssa Milano’s tweets.
Chinese Billionaire Arrested in Minneapolis Immediately Sent to China Over Alleged Sexual Misconduct
Chinese billionaire Liu Qiandong was arrested and placed in the custody of a police station in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Friday night on suspicion of sexual misconduct.
Also known as Richard Liu, the 44-year-old founder and CEO of e-commerce giant JD.com, who has an estimated net worth of around $7.33 billion, was reportedly released the following afternoon and has now returned to China, the Wall Street Journal reports.
China’s State Administration for Religious Affairs is investigating Xuecheng, the abbot of Longquan Temple in Beijing after documents surfaced claiming that the high-ranking Buddhist monk coerced nuns into having sex.
The sexual misconduct allegation was outlined in a 95-page document prepared by two former monks at the monastery and posted on social media platform Weibo, according to Reuters via South China Morning Post.
Julie Chen is standing by her husband, CBS CEO Les Moonves, after an explosive report from the New Yorker implicated him in multiple sexual harassment allegations.
On Friday, the prominent Asian American television host of “The Talk” and “Big Brother” posted a statement on Twitter, calling her husband of 14 years a “kind, decent, and moral human being.”
Another woman has come forward to accuse Los Angeles Times Beijing Bureau Chief Jonathan Kaiman of sexual misconduct.
Kaiman was forced to resign as the President of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China (FCCC) in January this year after law student Laura Tucker exposed a 2013 incident in which Kaiman allegedly forced her into having sex with him.
An older video of Thai women who came together to teach a misbehaving foreigner a lesson he will never forget is again making the rounds for its perfect depiction of sweet revenge.
Pattaya, a city on the east coast of the Gulf of Thailand, is a melting pot of tourists from all over the world who come for its heavenly beaches, popular markets, and bustling nightlife.
A Singaporean YouTuber is the latest figure caught up in the #MeToo movement that has been sweeping across Asia, with victims coming forward one by one to accuse him of sexual harassment.
Eden Ang, who has some 173,000 subscribers on YouTube, first came under fire in late January when a Facebook user named Kuroe Kun claimed that he harassed her friend and that Singaporean police did nothing after hearing the situation.