Local influencer Dee Kosh U-turns, apologises over harassment allegations

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Local influencer, Dee Kosh, has apologised for an incident where he had propositioned a minor for sex, after initially denying the accusations:

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I'm sorry.

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Coconuts SG reported that the Power 98 DJ had earlier ‘gone on leave for work’.

Over the weekend, public accusations by minors of harassment had surfaced on social media, according to reports on The Independent and Hype & Stuff. Instagram user @_epaul reportedly was the first to have made public allegations against Dee Kosh of inappropriate behaviour through Instagram stories. He later posted Dee Kosh’s lawyer’s letter of demand:

Other netizens also spoke up including Twitter user @sxmuel_l (below) and those who had heard stories from other teenage boys they know who were allegedly harassed.

Why it matters: Dee Kosh is a DJ for Power 98 and regularly works with local powerhouse YouTube channel, Night Owl Cinematics. Reputational attacks such as these can hurt an influencer’s image and deter brands from wanting to work with the influencer. One example is Eden Ang, who also faced similar allegations from women who said he had sexually harassed them. DeeKosh had called out Eden back then:

A few Twitter users have now called out DeeKosh for hypocrisy:

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