South Korean pop icon Rain is to be disciplined after it emerged he may have flouted military service rules while dating a top actress, the defence ministry said on Thursday.
This screen grab taken from a webpage of the South Korean tabloid magazine Dispatch on January 2, 2013 shows photos of pop icon Rain (R) and Kim Tae-Hee, a major TV drama star with a massive following in Japan, getting into a car. Rain will appear before a disciplinary committee after it emerged he may have flouted military service rules in being seen with Kim.
Ministry spokesman Kim Min-Seok told reporters that the 30-year-old singer would appear before a military disciplinary committee next week.
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