>> South Korea's snowballing Me Too movement has swept into the country's political establishment and brought down one of its rising stars. Governor Ahn Hee-jung announced his resignation on Tuesday hours after he was accused of repeated sexual harassment. The woman, Kim Ji-eun, was An's aide. She told South Korean TV he'd sexually assaulted her four times in the past eight months.
She also said An brought up the Me Too movement with her and apologized before harassing her again.>>
> An was a presidential hopeful in last year's elections, and is a member of Moon Jae-in's democratic party. His office claimed that the sex was consensual. But An later took to Facebook to say quote, my staff offices description of the relationship as consensual was incorrect.
Everything is my fault. Police are now investigating the allegations. Talking about sexual misconduct has long been taboo in South Korea. But the Me Too Movement has gain traction in recent months involving several high profile figures, from a Catholic archbishop to renowned poet.