|▲ Stray Kids (photo credit=Moon Chanhui reporter|
JYP Entertainment is taking legal action towards the malicious rumor about group Stray Kids.
On the 9th, JYP Entertainment also known as JYP announced through Stray Kids Official Homepage, "Currently a rumor about our artist is spreading through online communities through a particular SNS channel. We would like to state that those rumors are not true and groundless."
To continue, "With the judgment that these rumors are severely damaging the image, honor, and character of our artist, we will take all legal measures possible against the person who initially posted the rumors and those who spread them, and we will take strong action without any leniency."
Regarding the legal action, JYP stated "We completed to collect evidence and finding a way to take an immediate action. We are monitoring in real-time and we would like to ask the fans to report evidence collected in order to take action towards who posted the rumors and people who spread them."
Meanwhile, on SNS some netizens posted an article insisting Stray Kids' privacy life on SNS and caused confusion to the fans. In this connection, JYP warned, "Creating and spreading a malicious rumor about the artist can be accused, charged and have a criminal punishment for cyber slander and contempt."
Written by Byeon Jinhee
Translated by Kim Na Yun
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