On February 13, it was revealed that 2PM’s Jun.K was caught driving under the influence alcohol on February 10 around 7 a.m. KST.
Reports revealed that he was found having a blood alcohol content level of 0.074 percent which is enough to have one’s license suspended. He was driving alone at the time. A source from Gangnam Police Station said that Jun.K did not resist the police who were checking on potential drunk drivers and his manager came to pick up his car later.
JYP Entertainment released an official statement addressing the matter. Their statement is as below:
“Hello, this is JYP Entertainment.
“We sincerely apologize about our artist Kim Min Jun (Jun.K)’s drunk driving.
“Kim Min Jun himself is deeply regretful and reflecting. Moving forward, all of his activities will be halted and we will respect the intentions of our overseas partners and companies we have contracts with.
“Our company regular educates our celebrities about how to prevent drunk driving and we have an appointed designated driver service that we have been using since 2014.
“Also, the company pays for the costs of using the designated driver service in full.
“Nevertheless, we realize our responsibility in this occurring and we will improve upon and consider more effective preventative measures.
“Once again we deeply apologize.”