Kim Jong-hoon DUI, refused to take a breathalyzer test

On December 29 last year, singer and actor Kim Jung-hoon was reported to police for refusing to take a breathalyzer test in connection with a car accident in Gangnam-gu, Seoul. The incident, which was initially reported as a drunk driving incident involving a celebrity in his 40s, was later revealed to involve Kim Jong-hoon, best known as a member of the male duo United Nations (UN), according to a Newsweek report. According to police, Kim was driving the vehicle at the time of the accident, causing it to collide with another vehicle, and he reportedly refused three times to take a breathalyzer test when police arrived on the scene.

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Kim Jong-Hoon’s past DUIs

Kim had previously had his license revoked for a DUI in July 2011. Given these past instances, this is not only a personal issue for him, but a major one that could create a negative public image. This is because, as a celebrity, it’s hard to escape the public eye.

Kim Jong-hoon’s social media activity and public reaction after the incident

Following the incident, Kim sent out New Year’s greetings via his social media accounts, which were criticized by commenters. His behavior adversely affected the public’s perception of the seriousness of the incident and the attitude of the parties. He has since shown restraint, but another similar incident has occurred.

Kim Jong-hoon’s Celebrity Appearances and Interruptions

Kim Jung-hoon debuted with UN 1 in 2000 and became popular as a singer, releasing hits like “Wave” and “Gift. He also worked as an actor, appearing in dramas such as “Palace” and “I Need Romance. However, in 2019, he was embroiled in a personal life controversy and suspended his broadcasting activities.

The dangers and social responsibility of drinking and driving

This incident is a reminder of the dangers of drinking and driving and the importance of social responsibility as a public figure. Driving under the influence poses a serious threat to the life and safety of others as well as yourself, and this behavior is unacceptable under any circumstances.

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