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popular South Korean performer DJ Soda

Who??

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It's all about getting attention the more news they generate the more attentions and the more audience out of the same playbook new artists and so called stars are playing these days.

No one knows DJ Soda never heard of him or her but now we all know, it works.

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According to the original article she has been doing the same a decade in different countries and this was the first time the assault happened, that means is perfectly possible to interact with fans without being abused, just apparently not in Japan.

DJ Soda is a bombshell and she has perfected that showmanship aspect of DJing.

I think it is unfair to single out Japanese fans, because her social media regularly highlights security incidents at her shows.

I can recall several in Indonesia and in European countries.

These Japanese fans definitely crossed the line here though.

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Who??... No one knows DJ Soda never heard of him or her...

I never heard of her either, but she is obviously famous and successful in her field. I'd rather Google the name than brag about what I don't know. That's just me, though.

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I'm not saying this was the case here, but there sure seems to be a pattern here.

What pattern is that? the incident is recorded which is the only thing that should matter, she complained about something that is unequivocally wrong and there is proof of that, is this the pattern? because that would be desirable.

Also, has South Korea protested to the Japanese government over this?

Why would the governments be involved?

Shouldn't be jumping in a crowd full of drunk people wearing that.

Yet she have been doing that for years without having been sexually assaulted, which completely defeats your position of this somehow being an inevitable consequence.

Its called common sense

Common sense is that sexual assault is wrong and people should be make responsible for doing it, pretending the attire justify the people doing it is not common sense, is trying to justify illegal behavior.

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Then why interact with fans? Most fans in those events have been drinking so their behavior is not rational. Anyhow... it's not like her music is all that any how. She just wants attention.

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Well....it looks like Event Organizer Try Hard is actually trying hard to appease DJ Soda ;)

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As someone said, I watched the video and she was SMILING AND SCREAMING and made no attempt to immediately jump away, she calmly stepped down.

Nothing to see here, move along, move along.

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I find the number of comments here criticizing DJ Soda odd considering it's the Japanese organizer going after the pervs.

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Watched the video. She climbed down off the stage with the help of staff, and wobbled her way straight into the audience, screaming for attention. Well, she certainly got it, though the woman touching her appeared to go too far.

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including a woman, who she said touched and grabbed her breasts when she descended the stage to interact with fans

They’re real and they’re spectacular!

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Sexual assault.

She litterally kept smiling while doing it. Lol.

In interviews she have said she tried spoil the mood for the other fans, that is understandable at the moment being assaulted while doing something that was safe in every other country she did it.

She bent over the security fence using some sort of stepladder for your information

Something that according to herself never resulted in sexual assault in 10 years of doing it, which means she was justified in thinking it would be fine in a developed country, unfortunately she was wrong and the public at that event were not at the same degree of civility as all the previous ones.

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not to spoil the mood.
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@Marr Bourdein 5,000,000 million followers and you say HER MUSIC is not all that and wants attention??? SMH

Then why interact with fans? Most fans in those events have been drinking so their behavior is not rational. Anyhow... it's not like her music is all that any how. She just wants attention.

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Same as WA4TKG.

She litterally went to confront the crowd of fans.

Does she think she is the Queen of England ?

If you are in a skimpy dress and are used to show off your body parts, don't blame your fans for loving you and want to touch their idol. Yes she was touched only, no fondling seen on any video.

It is a scam.

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Some perspective for those who still want to blame DJ Soda. She was behind security fencing, what about those two words don't you understand? She didn't go crowd surfing, she was letting people touch her hands and that's pretty normal for musicians/djs.

Me Too covers everybody although males are the majority of offenders. Nowhere has DJ Soda ever invited fans including females to touch her there.

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I think it is unfair to single out Japanese fans, because her social media regularly highlights security incidents at her shows.

The fans of this event are not being single out for security incidents, the accusation is sexual assault, and being the only time this has happened according to the victim justifies pointing this out.

There is a huge difference between having uncontrolled fans and having fans that think sexual violence is justified.

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She bent over the security fence using some sort of stepladder for your information.

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She has a history of doing outrageous things for publicity. She was kicked off a flight in the U.S. last year for wearing inappropriate clothing. I'm not saying this was the case here, but there sure seems to be a pattern here.

Also, has South Korea protested to the Japanese government over this?

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Misogynist victim blaming, as (unfortunately) usual.

Its called common sense

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Common sense is that sexual assault is wrong and people should be make responsible for doing it, pretending the attire justify the people doing it is not common sense, is trying to justify illegal behavior.

If I go to a high crime area wearing a gold watch and get robbed. Yes it is partially my fault for not having common sense.

Play stupid games, win stupid prizes

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Then why interact with fans? Most fans in those events have been drinking so their behavior is not rational. 

According to the original article she has been doing the same a decade in different countries and this was the first time the assault happened, that means is perfectly possible to interact with fans without being abused, just apparently not in Japan.

I hope she doesn’t pursue the case relentlessly and end up antagonizing her fans in Japan.

So you think victims of sexual abuse should give more importance to their popularity than making the abusers responsible for their actions?

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Sexual assault.

She litterally kept smiling while doing it. Lol.

Instead of imagining, watch the truth.

She wants the cake and eat it.

At the same time, why not with so many people out of common sense ?

-3 ( +3 / -6 )

I google her as I have never heard of DJ Soda.

she dress like a porn star. I don’t agree with what happened but if you dress like that you are not going to attract nice people

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I hope she doesn’t pursue the case relentlessly and end up antagonizing her fans in Japan.

-4 ( +8 / -12 )

She dressed in provocative clothing and encouraged vile behaviour towards her. It’s all about attention seeking and making money from dippy fans.

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As her revealing clothes.

Looking for attention much?

Dj who?

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Shouldn't be jumping in a crowd full of drunk people wearing that.

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Don't press,for goodness sake.

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Really now? I have seen Japanese women, who were not endowed, fondle the chests of friends and sigh out of jealousy.

This is a huge part of the problem of "sexual harassments" here in Japan. Too many women think it's ok for them to touch the bodies of other women and not be held accountable. Hell it's "just another woman"

If a guy did it, they would be thrown in the slammer!

-9 ( +9 / -18 )

Embarrassed yet Japan about your sukebe/chikan problem???

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