Netizens worried after discovering Park Bo Gum has joined an alleged religious cult

On a popular Korean community called Insitz, netizens recently discovered a post claiming that rising actor Park Bo Gum is actually a part of a cult. 

After being cast as a member of the recent trending drama “Respond 1988”, actor Park Bo Gum has been enjoying a recent rise in popularity. As his popularity rose however, controversy about his peculiar choice in religion followed.

Find out what Netizens had to say about this article below!


Park Bo Gum: “When I was young I used to take piano lessons. I played until I was in elementary but I hated how the teacher disciplined me with a ruler so I quit. I’ve been playing piano at church ever since”. Park Bo Gum has been playing piano at church every Sunday. He attends a church called “Jesus Centered Church”

Jesus Centered Church is a branch of Christianity that is a massive cult in Korea that claims that their minister Lee Cho Seok is a man sent by god who is capable of exorcising demons and curing illnesses.

Koreaboo has collected reactions from Netizens who commented on the original article from our Korean source. The below comments are the most popular comments at the time of this article being published.

  • Heol…
  • The thing about these cults are that they brainwash people and they become zealots…
  • He even admitted to going to this church…
  • Oh my god…good bye Bo Gum…
  • We need to save him!
  • Oh my….
  • This is too much…

Source: Instiz