Update: Starship Entertainment Denies Rumor About MONSTA X’s Wonho + To Take Legal Action
Updated October 31 KST:
On October 31, the agency commented, “We plan on submitting a legal complaint via our legal representative. We will release an official statement as quickly as possible.”
Starship Entertainment has made a statement regarding the rumor that MONSTA X’s Wonho borrowed money from his acquaintance Jung Da Eun and did not pay her back.
Jung Da Eun and Wonho co-starred on Comedy TV’s variety show “Ulzzang Shidae” (literal title) prior to Wonho’s debut with MONSTA X.
On October 29, Jung Da Eun posted on Instagram a photo of Wonho on TV and captioned it, “Ho Seok (Wonho’s real name), when are you going to pay me back?”
Han Seo Hee commented on the post, “Give Da Eun her 30 million won (approximately $35,700).”
On October 30, Starship Entertainment relayed to News1, “[The rumor] is not true, and we are looking into the possibility of taking legal action.”