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YG Entertainment finally released their stance regarding the leak of BLACKPINK Jennie’s personal life photos

BLACKPINK’s agency YG Entertainment made an official position on the leak of Jennie’s private photos.

On October 3rd, Jennie’s agency YG Entertainment stated, “We’ve officially requested the police to investigate the first distributor of BLACKPINK Jennie’s personal photos.”

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The agency continued, “YG has been monitoring the contents continuously and submitted our complaint in September after collecting information”, adding “YG has refrained from commenting and expressing positions all this time to minimize further damages.”

“However, we felt responsible and could no longer tolerate the recent mass production of rumors, criticisms, personal attacks, sexual harassment, and privacy violations triggered by the personal photos that have been indiscriminately pouring out. Therefore, we would like to clarify and correct the situation by taking legal responses”, they said.

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YG firmly stated, “We are taking strong legal action against posts that damaged the personality and reputation of our artist”.

In addition, the agency said, “We would like to inform you that we also sued and filed complaints against repeated uploads of contents of which authenticity has not been determined, defamation under the Information Communication Network Act. (the act of creating excessive malicious posts), violation of illegal information and distribution, and obscene use of communication media.”

Lastly, YG said, “All legal measures will be taken without leniency to prevent further damage in the future”, adding “Photos that have been circulated online were illegally released regardless of the distributor’s intentions. The act of sharing them can be considered a secondary offense and subject to legal punishment. We sincerely ask you to avoid sharing the photos recklessly.”

Below is the full text of YG Entertainment’s official position.

“This is YG Entertainment.

We’ve officially requested the police to investigate the first distributor of BLACKPINK Jennie’s personal photos. YG has been monitoring the contents continuously and submitted our complaint in September after collecting information.

For all this time, YG has refrained from commenting and expressing positions to minimize further damages. However, we felt responsible and could no longer tolerate the recent mass production of rumors, criticisms, personal attacks, sexual harassment, and privacy violations triggered by the personal photos that have been indiscriminately pouring out. Therefore, we would like to clarify and correct the situation by taking legal responses.

YG is taking strong legal action against posts that damaged the personality and reputation of our artist. We would like to inform you that we also sued and filed complaints against repeated uploads of contents of which authenticity has not been determined, defamation under the Information Communication Network Act. (the act of creating excessive malicious posts), violation of illegal information and distribution, and obscene use of communication media.

We are taking legal measures without leniency to prevent further damage in the future. Photos that have been circulated online were illegally released regardless of the distributor’s intentions. The act of sharing them can be considered a secondary offense and subject to legal punishment. We sincerely ask you to avoid sharing the photos recklessly.

YG Entertainment will continue to work hard to protect the rights and interests of our artists. Thank you.”

Source: Wikitree

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