“Miss Trot” Season 2 contestant, Jang Ha On (장하온) was allegedly claimed by a netizen to be the person who was talked about in an online community forum. Recently, a male netizen posted a bulletin board on a South Korean community site stating that he received an offer to spend a night with a singer whom he referred to as singer A from a certain agency for 30 million won (~RM110,000).
According to him, singer A is an Internet broadcast host who once appeared in a famous TV programme. The netizen further remarked that while he was sponsoring as a fan of singer A in April, he met privately with A and the CEO of her agency whom he referred to as B. During their meeting, B suggested him to invest in their company but he declined the offer.
When the netizen in question refused, B then offered him a night with A. “I received an offer from the agency of a singer and internet broadcast host, who appeared on a famous program. He said that I can spend 30 million won to spend the night with this singer. In the end, I declined it. I received threats and conciliation in turn,” the netizen wrote in the post.
A similar report then was published by a man who claimed that he was offered a night with A, who is also working as a Broadcasting Jockey (BJ) at one of South Korea’s broadcasting TV. The man also had dinner with A and her agency CEO B in April and May. He revealed that the CEO B said to him, “If you deposit 30 million won into A’s bank account, you will naturally fall in and have a good time with her.”
Following the online post, naturally, South Korean netizens started to speculate the identity of the so-called singer A. Some netizens guessed that singer A was Jang Ha On, a former “Miss Trot 2” contestant. The speculation was made as singer Jang Ha On matched the description stated in the online forum.
Jang Ha On appeared in the famous TV programme in 2020 and she also worked as a BJ broadcaster at Afreeca TV. Netizens then asked the singer regarding the allegation on one of her Instagram post. “Is the 30 million won rumour true?” a fan asked.
Jang Ha On denied the allegations with a reply, “It’s a lie.” The comment by the netizen has since been deleted.