Mnet Releases Statement About Compensation For “Produce 101” Series Contestants Affected By Vote Manipulation
Mnet has released a statement regarding compensation for contestants affected by the manipulation of rankings for the “Produce 101” series.
A list of the contestants who were eliminated due to manipulation was publicly revealed during the trial of appeals for the “Produce 101” series manipulation case, which took place on November 18. The contestants who benefited from the manipulation were not revealed.
Following the trial, Mnet released the following statement:
Today, the trial of appeals for the case related to the “Produce 101” series was held.
Mnet respects the court’s decision and humbly accepts their ruling. We once again bow our heads in apology for stirring up a scandal.
During the process of the trial, a list of the trainees who were harmed by the “Produce 101” series was revealed. We feel extremely apologetic towards the trainees and their families who were deeply hurt by us.
From the moment the issue was raised, Mnet has been discussing compensation for the affected trainees we could identify ourselves. Some of the discussions are complete, while others are still ongoing. We will take responsibility until the end and do our best to compensate for the damages incurred by all affected trainees revealed through today’s trial.
We sincerely apologize once more to the trainees who were harmed because of us, their families, and the viewers who supported the “Produce 101” series with love.
The list of the contestants who were eliminated due to manipulation can be found here.