|▲ YG "B.I will withdraw from iKON...decided to terminate exclusive contract" (Photo=Zenith News DB)|
[Zenith News=Jieun Oh] YG Entertainment has decided to terminate its exclusive contract with B.I of iKON.
"Kim Han-bin (B.I) feels heavy responsibility for the fallout from the incident, and the company also accepted the decision strictly and decided to withdraw from his team and terminate his contract," YG Entertainment, the agency of iKON, said on the afternoon of the 12th.
"YG is feeling responsible for the management of its artists. We sincerely apologize for the trouble that made fans worry." they said.
Earlier on this day, Dispatch reported the conversation that captured the circumstances in which B.I attempted to purchase marijuana and LSD in April 2016. "It's true that at one point I wanted to rely on something that I shouldn't even be interested in because I was so tired and in pain" B.I wrote on his SNS account, but denying the drug use writing "I was too afraid to even try it."
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