Lee Sun Gyun’s Agency Releases Statement On Drug-Related Accusations
Lee Sun Gyun’s agency has issued a statement in response to the drug-related allegations against him.
On October 19, Gyeonggi Shinmun reported that the Incheon Metropolitan Police Agency’s Narcotics Crime Investigation Unit is actively conducting an internal investigation against top actor L and seven others on charges of violating the Drugs Control Act. Shortly after, the police confirmed, “While investigating drug-related activities primarily within entertainment establishments in Gangnam, we obtained information that a celebrity is involved in drug use. We are currently conducting an internal investigation involving eight individuals including L, a male actor in his 40s.”
Following this, Gyeonggi Shinmun further reported that actor L had also supplied hundreds of millions of won to a drug supplier after being threatened. Confirming this, an official from the Incheon Metropolitan Police Agency stated, “It is true that L provided a significant amount of money to the drug supplier while engaged in marijuana use. We estimate the amount to be around 300 million won (approximately $221,900).”
As speculation grew around Lee Sun Gyun based on hints, Lee Sun Gyun’s agency HODU&U Entertainment has released the following official statement:
Hello. This is HODU&U Entertainment.
First and foremost, we would like to express our sincere apologies for the concerns caused by the reports regarding our artist Lee Sun Gyun.
Our company is currently in the process of verifying the specific facts related to the allegations raised against Lee Sun Gyun. We are committed to cooperating fully with any investigations conducted by relevant authorities with utmost sincerity and honesty in the future.
Additionally, Lee Sun Gyun has filed a complaint with the law enforcement agency against individual A, who is connected to the incident, for continuous blackmail and threats.
Future updates on this matter will be communicated through our legal representative. We ask for your understanding.
Furthermore, we intend to take strong measures against any malicious or false postings that may spread false information.
Once again, we extend our heartfelt apologies for causing concern.