Lee Jin Wook Gets Asked To Pay Compensation For Damages To Company

An inside source spoke with TV Report and revealed that outdoor clothing brand “B” is requesting compensation for damages from Lee Jin Wook.

The actor signed an exclusive spokesmodel contract with B earlier this year and received around 400 million won (approximately $358,000).

However, Lee Jin Wook was accused of sexual assault by “A” in July. The police concluded that the sexual relations between the actor and A were consensual and Lee Jin Wook was acquitted.

Due to the case Lee Jin Wook has been unable to resume activities including commercials. As a result of the sexual assault allegations, B had to remove all advertisements featuring the actor and discard footage that had already been filmed. Currently B has removed Lee Jin Wook as a spokesmodel and is moving forward with their actress spokesmodel.

Company B sent a receipt for all of the expenses incurred as a result of the recent events to Lee Jin Wook. The document declares that Lee Jin Wook has to pay B compensation for damages.

It is legally possible to request compensation for damages from a spokesmodel if a scandal occurs during the duration of a contract. Furthermore, this clause is included in his contract.

A source from B stated, “We have sent Lee Jin Wook a document requesting compensation for damages. We will make a settlement with Lee Jin Wook.”

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