10:41 am - 02/13/2013

Park Shi Yeon and Hyun Young summoned for questioning on Propofol abuse

Article: Actress Park Shi Yeon's official response "Propofol was used for the treatment of her back, it was not a regular use"

Source: Newsen via Nate

Police summoned Park Shi Yeon and Hyun Young for questioning for Propofol abuse. Hyun Young's reps are still checking with her while Park Shi Yeon's reps explained that she was injured while filming action scenes for two films in 2008 which required treatment. She complied with what the doctors recommended, which may or may not have included the use of propofol in the treatment process. Park Shi Yeon is still undergoing investigations.

1. [+342, -21] Why was she getting her back pains treated at a hospital specializing in dermatology and plastic surgery? The police obviously called her in for questioning after discovering all of that... And it's not like you need to be anesthetized every single time you receive treatment for your back...
2. [+335, -21] Lee Seung Yeon said that propofol was used to treat her back aches as well... Is Propofol normally used for back aches?
- Propofol is used as a type of anesthesia for surgery
- Propofol being used for surgical purposes under the direction of a doctor is not the problem here. The problem with all of these actresses being caught by the police is that they used a broker in the middle..
- The police obviously called her for questioning because this excuse is not all there is to the story.
3. [+261, -30] You can't startle these people
4. [+33, -1] Looks like Amy released all their names to the police ㅋㅋㅋ The actresses who were caught must hate her now
5. [+24, -2] How is it that every single actress caught for propofol all have some kind of medical excuse~

Source: Newsen via Nate | Netizenbuzz

Park Shi Yeon T_T
dorkiilove 13th-Feb-2013 03:24 pm (UTC)
korean netizens are such fucking idiots for all they know, the police investigation isn't even over and they're coming to conclusions.
oppameansit 13th-Feb-2013 03:49 pm (UTC)
[+24, -2] How is it that every single actress caught for propofol all have some kind of medical excuse~

lol idk maybe b/c that's how this kind of addiction starts?

dumbass netizens
bestsama 13th-Feb-2013 04:30 pm (UTC)
can someone explain what this is to me pls thank u ilu
mikilove13 13th-Feb-2013 05:26 pm (UTC)
Propofol? It's typically used as anesthesia and sedation. From what I heard, it also results in a well rested state when they come back from it. It also apparently causes hallucinations and euphoria.
bestsama 13th-Feb-2013 09:09 pm (UTC)
why do actresses take it?
impatiences 13th-Feb-2013 10:23 pm (UTC)
gurl to get high.
pumpkin_bread 13th-Feb-2013 11:55 pm (UTC)
this comment is slaying me
stephantasm 14th-Feb-2013 07:22 pm (UTC)
_clochette_ 14th-Feb-2013 06:09 am (UTC)
given that it causes euphoria and makes you feel well-rested and chill when you come off it, I could see that a lot of showbiz type people might start abusing it because they work too hard and sleep poorly generally and then keep abusing it to get high
sub_divided 13th-Feb-2013 07:22 pm (UTC)

It's used to put people under for major surgery, including plastic surgery. Generally the only people who abuse it - although it is addictive - are medical staff because you have to be really precise with the dose.
erbalurbal 13th-Feb-2013 07:11 pm (UTC)
I don't understand why this is becoming so common in korea. I never heard of it until mj died.
_clochette_ 14th-Feb-2013 06:19 am (UTC)
apparently there's a surplus of propofol in korea rn and it's allowed to be used in a lot of small-scale medical practices there, like dermatologist and PS clinics, so it's harder to monitor/control supplies there than in other countries where it's mostly used only in hospitals I guess?
21banged 14th-Feb-2013 04:14 am (UTC)
Dammit Hyunyoung I loved you!
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