|▲ IZ*ONE, X1 (photo credit=Zenith News DB)|
CJ ENM side's announced regarding the promotion of groups IZ*ONE and X1.
On the 30th, press conference was held at CJ ENM Center Sangam-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, regarding the manipulation controversy for 'Produce' series. CJ ENM CEO Heo Min Heoi, Director of Management Support Ha Yong Su, head of communication Shin Yoon Yong has attended on the press conference.
During the conference Shin Yoon Yong stated "IZ*ONE and X1 has currently stopped their promotion. It was very regrettable and we are feeling a deep responsibility. We believe that many fans would be curious why they are not having a normal activities. We will announce the countermeasure plan within this year. We will try our best to resume the promotions in short period."
Moreover, Shin Yoon Yong added "We are still consulting with each agency, and nothing is confirmed yet. We are applying each agency's desired direction. Once is settled we will announce in detail."
Meanwhile, the results of the votes revealed during the final stage of 'PRODUCE X 101' aired on July, was pointed out that the number of votes from ranking 1st to 20th trainee had a difference in a specific number of multiples and created a controversy.
In particular, Season 3's IZ*ONE and Season 4's X1 were known as a group debut from manipulation and brought up as a controversy. Hereby, it is gaining attention whether the 2 teams can resume their promotion.
Written by Byeon Jinhee
Translated by Kim Na Yun
ZENITH NEWS firstname.lastname@example.org
<Copyright Holder © ZENITH NEWS, Reprint Without Permission and Prohibit Redistribution>