Manager of Korean suicide actress arrested

Jason Kim, head of Contents Entertainment arrested in Tokyo

SEOUL -- Jason Kim, head of The Contents Entertainment, a management agency that counted the late actress Jang Ja-yeon as a client, was arrested in a Tokyo hotel Thursday. Kim will be sent back to Korea for an investigation as early as next week, according to local reports.

Kim was wanted by the Korean police for allegedly threatening and coercing Jang into providing sexual favors for the company's high-profile clients.

Jang killed herself in March shortly after appearing in hit TV drama "Boys over Flowers." After she died, an apparent suicide note was published by the local media. The letter contained details of her mental distress caused by the unwanted sex and pressure from her agent.
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