JYP Entertainment Announces Legal Action Against Malicious Rumors Regarding Stray Kids
JYP Entertainment is taking legal action in protection of Stray Kids.
On January 9, the agency posted the following statement:
Hello, this is JYPE.
Rumors about our artist are spreading on various online communities and mainly on a specific social media channel. These [rumors] are not true and groundless.
With the judgment that these rumors are severely damaging the image, honor, and character of our artist, we will take all legal measures possible against the person who initially posted the rumors and those who circulated them, and we will take strong action without any leniency.
Legal complaints and reports can be filed immediately, and criminal punishment can be given for creating and circulating malicious rumors about artists as crimes of defamation and personal attack.
We have completed the collection of evidence regarding this matter, and we are confirming measures to take immediate action.
We are monitoring in real-time, and we ask that fans also send in reports of evidence collected for action to be taken on the person who initially posted the rumors and those who circulated them. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
By taking all measures and actions for the protection of our artist’s rights and interests, we will put in our full effort to not cause harm to not only the artist, but also to all fans who love Stray Kids.