According to judicial officers, Lee Byung Hun submitted a document on February 13 which indicated that he did not want the victims to be punished.
Dahee and Lee Ji Yeon had each been sentenced to one year and one year and two months in prison respectively for blackmailing. Dahee and Lee Ji Yeon both appealed the decision on January 21.
Dahee and Lee Ji Yeon had previously requested Lee Byung Hun for 500 million KRW (~$500,000 USD) and threatened to release a video that was filmed at a private meeting, and Lee Byung Hun reported them to police. The police arrested and charged the two women.