“False information out of jealousy”…Yoo Yeon Seok’s agency “Very sorry, no leniency”
As the netizen who spread the controversy over actor Yoo Yeon Seok’s personality said that they wrote false information out of jealousy, Yoo Yeon Seok’s side expressed regret.
On March 22nd, Yoo Yeon Seok’s agency King Kong by Starship said, “The post acknowledging the spread of false information has been re-uploaded. We are very sorry about this situation.“
They continued, “As we informed you earlier, we will proceed with a criminal complaint against the original poster on charges of defamation without leniency.“
Recently, a post titled “Actor Yoo Yeon Seok’s personality seems to be person-by-person” was uploaded on an online community. The original poster claimed that their father was disregarded by Yoo Yeon Seok while working as a security guard for the apartment where Yoo Yeon Seok lives, and that their father quit his job due to shame and humiliation.
Afterwards, Yoo Yeon Seok’s side stated that the claim was “completely groundless“.
The following is the full text of King Kong by Starship’s official position.
Hello. This is King Kong by Starship.
We would like to inform you of our official position on the re-uploaded community post regarding our actor Yoo Yeon Seok.
First of all, through the previous official position, we conveyed that the contents of the netizen’s first post are groundless. In this regard, the post acknowledging the spread of false information has been re-uploaded.
We are very sorry about this situation. As we informed you earlier, we will proceed with a criminal complaint against the original poster on charges of defamation without leniency. Thank you.