Singapore cosplayer and influencer, 24-year-old Rurusama, appeared on an episode of the HeyKaki talk show on 23 November where she revealed that she was repeatedly stalked 4 times in 7 days by different men while she was in Korea alone for work.
She said that she loves Korea, but described Korean men as “weird”, before delving deeper into details and sharing her personal encounters with a few unsavoury ones.
Rurusama’s Experience in South Korea
The 24-year-old cosplayer vividly described how a stranger persistently followed her from a train in South Korea.
She recounted how after she got off the train, the stalker followed her all the way to her hotel, even while she was live streaming at the time and her viewers witnessed the whole situation unfolding in real time as the stalker was caught on her camera.
He viewers left live comments in the chat of her live stream, urging her not to turn around and look back at the man who was stalking her behind.
Response to Stalking
Faced with this unnerving situation, Rurusama promptly took action to ensure her safety. Upon arriving at her hotel, she wasted no time in seeking help.
Rushing to the front desk, she informed the hotel staff about the ongoing stalking, prompting them to involve the local authorities and calling the police for help.
What makes Rurusama’s account even more disturbing is the frequency of such incidents. She revealed that she was alone in Korea for 7 days, and she got stalked 4 times by different men.
Staying at a Hotel vs Airbnb
Reflecting on her experience, Rurusama acknowledged that her staying at a hotel rather than an Airbnb possibly contributed to her safety.
This revelation sparks a crucial discussion about the choices solo female travelers make regarding accommodation and the potential risks associated with each option.
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