Eddy Kim’s Performance At “Green Plugged Seoul 2019” Canceled Following Chatroom Reports

Eddy Kim will not be performing at “Green Plugged Seoul 2019.”

On April 5, the organization committee of music festival Green Plugged Seoul took to their official Facebook page and revealed, “We acknowledge the gravity and severity of the ongoing controversy and decided to cancel the appearance of Eddy Kim [in the upcoming event]. We also confirmed with [Eddy Kim’s] agency Mystic Entertainment regarding this matter.”

The additional lineup in result of this will be revealed on April 15 with the final lineup poster. The committee added, “We will quickly take necessary measures for the festival to take place smoothly in the future, and we will do our best to give back to audience with great performances.”

On April 4, MBC’s “Newsdesk” reported that Eddy Kim was a member of a group chatroom in which Jung Joon Young shared illegally filmed footage of sexual activity. In response, Mystic Entertainment confirmed the singer’s participation in the chatroom, but they denied that the singer filmed or spread any illegal footage. The agency also stated that the singer was questioned by the police as a witness regarding one sexual photo he posted in the group chatroom.

The following day, a source from the police revealed that Eddy Kim has been booked for charges of violating the Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection, etc by spreading illegally taken footage.

Eddy Kim is the fifth celebrity to be booked for the same charges following Jung Joon Young, Seungri, Choi Jong Hoon, and Roy Kim.

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