Get to Know Kwon Kwang-jin
It seems that you already know the name of this former bassist of Korean rock band CN BLUE and N.Flying, Kwon Kwang-jin. On this occasion, Channel-Korea is going to talk about Kwangjin’s full profile, including the scandal that has befallen his career. So, stay tuned and keep scrolling down.
Full Profile of Kwon Kwang-jin
Name: Kwon Kwang-jin (권광진)
Stage Name: Kwangjin (광진)
English Name: Jay
Birthday: August 12th, 1992
Birthplace: Mapo District, Seoul, South Korea
Height: 181 cm
Weight: 70 kg
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Blood Type: AB
Years Active: 2006–present
Agency: FNC Entertainment
Group/band: CN Blue & N.Flying
Facts about Kwon Kwang-jin
- He was a former member of CN BLUE.
- Before debuting with N.Flying, he was under FNC Entertainment for 10 years.
- He can play the bass and the guitar, but he also can play other musical instruments.
- Bon Jovi, Billy Sheehan, and Red Hot Chilli Peppers are his role models in music.
- He is no longer a member of CN BLUE, he left the group in 2009.
- All N.Flying members say that Kwangjin is the real Casanova, and he is also the most popular member.
- He has been caught up in a case and controversy related to sexual harassment.
- On December 18th, 2018, a post became trending among the online community titled “An Idol who sexually harasses fans and dates fansite owners”. And everybody claimed that Kwangjin has allegedly been dating fans since his debut and has sexually harassed fans at fan signing events.
- Due to the scandal, Kwangjin decided to voluntarily leave the group.
- Until now, Kwangjin has been labeled as a bad person because of the sexual harassment scandal he has been involved in.
- His ideal type is a girl who has long hair and a cheerful smile, like Shin Min-ah.
Kwon Kwang-jin History With CN Blue
CN BLUE is a Korean rock band that debuted in September 2009, and in the group, Kwangjin held the position of bassist and backing vocalist. Kwangjin wasn’t long in the group, to be precise in September 2009, after they released their Japan debut mini-album titled Now or Never, he had decided to leave the group. The reason why he left according to him is that there are many differences in music tastes between him, the other members, and the label, both in terms of concept and music genres.
So, here are some moments of Kwangjin together with the other CN BLUE members.
Kwon Kwang-jin Debut With N.Flying
Three years after leaving CN BLUE, on October 1st, 2013, Kwangjin officially joined the band formed by FNC Entertainment (the same management of CN BLUE) and debuted in Japan with the release of the single “Basket”, but they officially debuted in Korea on May 25th, 2015, with the single “Awesome”. In this band, he’s also the bassist and sub-vocalist, and Kwangjin also became the most popular member of the band.
However, on December 19th, 2018 Kwangjin was announced to have left the band voluntarily for displaying inappropriate behavior, and the news already spread in the media online. So, here are some of Kwangjin’s moments with N.Flying!
Kwon Kwang-jin Scandal
On December 18th, 2018, a post titled “An idol is sexually harassing fans and dating a fan site owner” appeared and became trending among the online community.
According to the post, many people associate him with Kwangjin. Kwangjin is alleged to have sexually assaulted fans during a fan signing event and dating a fan site owner, and it has been happening since he debuted. The poster contains personal anecdotes of members making sexually offensive comments to fans as well as vilifying them by evaluating their faces and bodies.
After the post spread on online media, many fans started demanding Kwon Kwang-jin’s withdrawal from the group and boycotting it. And on December 19th, 2019, the agency gave an official statement, the point of which was that they also conducted an investigation and evaluated the news.
Where is Kwon Kwang-jin Now?
After leaving N.Flying due to a scandal, on January 17th, 2019, he took to Instagram and announced that he would be starting a live broadcast on Afreeca TV. He posted a photo of himself with the message:
“Hello, this is Gun Gang Jin (Kwon Kwang-jin’s nickname). This is a new chapter (I will begin), be healthy, and wise! I ask that you recommend my AfreecaTV channel and add it to your favorites. Please like and subscribe to my YouTube channel. I’ll be working hard!”
He also said :
“I’m getting ready to start a new drama. I’m already old, so I’ll enlist in the military next year (he means in 2020). I’ll not give up on music that I like, and I’ll work hard to show you a better and healthier Gun Gang Jin.”
That’s all the information about Kwon Kwang-jin, former bassist of CN BLUE until his scandals. Don’t forget to kindly share your thoughts in the comment section below.