South Korea’s FC Seoul had been fined a document 100 million gained (USD 81,000) for utilizing intercourse dolls to fill seats at a match held behind closed doorways, with Ok-League officers saying the soccer membership had “deeply humiliated ladies followers”. With spectators barred due to the coronavirus, FC Seoul got here beneath fireplace after dozens of dolls carrying T-shirts or holding placards with the brand of a sex-toy vendor appeared at Sunday’s sport. The incident made headlines world wide.
After reviewing the case, the Ok-League accepted FC Seoul’s declare that it didn’t know the mannequins had been intercourse toys, however stated it “might have simply recognised their use utilizing frequent sense and expertise”.
“The controversy over this ‘actual doll’ incident has deeply humiliated and harm ladies followers (and) broken the integrity of the league,” it stated in an announcement late Wednesday, handing down the most important advantageous in its 38-year-history.
FC Seoul accepted the choice, apologised and promised to forestall a repeat.
Stories say a model distributor approached the Ok-league providing to offer its merchandise to fill empty stands without cost, and was launched to FC Seoul.
The staff stated it had requested the police to analyze the supplier.
The Ok-league’s new season kicked off with out spectators on Could eight after being postponed for greater than two months due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Golf equipment have used cardboard cutouts, placards and banners to replenish the stands, however followers weren’t impressed with the intercourse dolls.
“I ponder how they even got here up with this weird thought. That is a global shame,” stated one on-line critic.
One other fan added: “FC Seoul turned its stadium right into a X-rated zone.”