[UPDATE – 05/23] The following report was soon revealed as false. The statement after the showcase was a simple light-hearted joke between Sungkyu and Lee Jong Yeop, who are close, and the two meant that they are simply close like uncle and nephew. There is no familial relationship between Infinite’s Sungkyu and Woollim Entertainment CEO Lee Jong Yeop.
[Original post – 05/22] Sports Seoul recently reported that Infinite member Sungkyu has been revealed as the nephew of his agency’s CEO, Lee Jong Yeop.
This was said to have been revealed by the Woollim Entertainment CEO after Infinite’s showcase on May 21, after having kept it a secret up until now. Sungkyu said, “I became a part of Infinite after auditions and various tests of ability and talent. However, it’s not that there was no connection there.”
In other news, Infinite, after releasing their second album “Season 2” on May 21, has wrapped up with their three-day three-country showcase held in Japan, Taiwan, and Korea, and will be starting with broadcast promotions soon.