Woollim Entertainment to Take Legal Action Against Malicious Comments
Woollim Entertainment has announced that it will be taking legal action to protect its artists from malicious comments and online attacks.
On December 26, the agency posted a message as follows:
Hello. This is Woollim Entertainment.
First, we would like to thank all the fans who have given our artists (INFINITE, Lovelyz, Golden Child, and JOO) so much love and interest.
Recently, the number of online and offline personal attacks on individual artists, the spreading of malicious rumors, and other illegal forms of defamation of character have been increasing. This has caused serious mental and material damage to our artists, This has caused serious mental and material damage to our artists, and it has reached a level where we can no longer tolerate it.
In order to protect our artists’ character and interests, we inform you once again that we will be taking both criminal and civil legal action against sexual harassment, groundless libel, malicious calumny, and defamation posts against artists on portal sites, online communities, and social media.
Additionally, we would like to remind you that from this time onward, we will be swift and unforgiving against those who write, distribute, or are otherwise involved in the indiscriminate distribution of false information online, offline, or on social media, and we will take strong legal action without negotiation.
Finally, we will make every effort to protect our artists from further damage through ongoing data collection and monitoring of future cases.
We ask that the fans take an interest. Thank you.”