Park Hae Jin’s agency WM Company stated, “We will sue the news outlet today (January 14). Along with instituting criminal action, we will also have it take civil responsibility for the rumors that got spread.”
An affiliate stated, “Many fans were hurt along with Park Hae Jin himself because of the false rumor. We will find out the reason behind publishing that article and will make sure something like that never gets published again in the future.”
In earlier news on January 12, an online news outlet published an article titled “Park Hye Jin ♥ Park Shin Hye, May Their Love Last a Long Time~”
This article went on to claim that the two are dating, with a picture of them spotted in Seoul Forest together as evidence. This article was shared on SNS and made many fans frantic.