On May 4, Kim Hyun Joong‘s legal representative, Lee Jae Man, stated, “Earlier last month Ms. Choi sued Kim Hyun Joong for damages through the Seoul Central District Court.” Ms. Choi has sued for the amount of 1.6 billion won (1.48 million USD), claiming her pregnancy and psychological harm from her relationship with Kim Hyun Joong. Lee Jae Man commented, “We will respond after seeing how it pans out.”
Kim Hyun Joong’s management agency, Keyeast, commented on the situation, “The news about the suit is true. We have to talk to the legal representative.”
Last year, Ms. Choi accused Kim Hyun Joong of assault and after he apologized, he was charged with a fine. The controversy seemed to have ended with that until earlier this year, Ms. Choi revealed she was pregnant with his child, refueling the controversy once again.