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Too cool for school? South Korea cancels K-Pop stars' diplomas for non-attendance

Jan 16, 2019 - CNN

They might have legions of adoring fans, but seven famous K-Pop stars have fallen foul of South Korea's Ministry of Education.

The popular entertainers, who are all male, have officially had their college diplomas revoked because they were busy rehearsing and performing when they should have been in class.

Education bosses discovered that the individuals in question, folk singer-songwriter Chu Ga-yeol, three members of the boy band Highlight -- Lee Gi-kwang, Yong Jun-hyung, Yoon Doo-...