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BTS' Agency Responds To The Final Sentencing Involving Blackmail & More
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BTS' Agency Responds To The Final Sentencing Involving Blackmail & More

BTS and their agency have been involved in a recent blackmailing case where CEO Lee of a contracting and marketing firm was sentenced after being charged with blackmailing Big Hit Entertainment.

On September 6th CEO Lee was sentenced to one year in prison by the Seoul Central District Court after threatening to reveal Big Hit Entertainment's alleged illegal marketing practices. CEO Lee had sent the following threat to Big Hit Entertainment and its artists.

"I've hacked and obtained documents regarding the illegal marketing you've done for your artists. If you don't send 330 million Won (~$291,000 USD), I'll release the documents to media and distribute it through messaging."Big Hit Entertainment responded to the threat by not paying any of the money they demanded. During the case, Big Hit Entertainment made this official statement in regards to Lee and his attempt at blackmail.

Big Hit Entertainment releases official statement on blackmail involving agency and artists
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Big Hit Entertainment releases official statement on blackmail involving agency and artists

Big Hit Entertainmentmade an official statement concerning blackmail made against both the agency and its artists.

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On September 6, it was revealed CEO Lee of a marketing and contracting firm was sentenced to one year in prison by the Seoul Central District Court. The CEO was charged with blackmailing Big Hit Entertainment by threatening to reveal information about the agency's alleged illegal marketing practices and its artists.

BTSs Agency Responds To Reports Of Upcoming Love Yourself Project With Individual Dramas
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BTSs Agency Responds To Reports Of Upcoming Love Yourself Project With Individual Dramas

Big Hit Entertainment has responded to reports about one of the groups planned upcoming projects.

On June 20, a news report was published that claimed BTS is currently working on a new album with the theme of Love Yourself. It said that the members would be each releasing a video that would take the form of a drama, with the videos released in succession.

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The agency was also reported to be recruiting story writers, as well as contacting talent agencies in secret to find actors to act alongside the members. A representative from BTS was reported to have responded that the groups new album concept has not yet been decided.

Wanna One Debut Date Reportedly Set, Agency Responds
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Wanna One Debut Date Reportedly Set, Agency Responds

Agency YMC Entertainment, who is managing the Produce 101 Season 2 boy group Wanna One, has responded to a rumored debut date for the group.

A report was published in the morning of June 21 that claimed that Wanna One will be making their debut on August 7. A source from YMC Entertainment has now said in response, Nothing has been decided yet about Wanna Ones debut. A debut date of August 7 is not something that has been confirmed.

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Lee Dae Hwis Agency Responds To Rumors Of Nude Photo
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Lee Dae Hwis Agency Responds To Rumors Of Nude Photo

June 23, Lee Dae Hwi’s agency, Brand New Music, responded to rumors of there being a nude photo of the Wanna One member online.

Brand New Music said, “The nude photo in question is not of Lee Dae Hwi. We’ve confirmed that the person in the photo is just a Chinese man who looks like Lee Dae Hwi.”

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Rumors of the nude photos recently hit online communities, sparking outrage among fans, not only because of the rumors themselves, but also given Lee Dae Hwis young age. The singer, born in 2001, turned 16 this year.