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Tao loses lawsuit against SM Entertainment
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Tao loses lawsuit against SM Entertainment

EXOs past member, Tao, lost his lawsuit against SM Entertainment in an attempt to nullify his exclusive contract.

On April 28, the Seoul Central District Court ruled to reject Taos lawsuit against SM Entertainment where he wished to nullify the contract.

Taos lawyer has argued that the contract with SM Entertainment was unfair, but SM Entertainment refuted those claims by saying,

The original proposed contract should pose no problem whatsoever because it was on pair with the regulations proposed by the Fair Trade Commission.

Former EXO Member Tao Loses Lawsuit Against SM Entertainment
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Former EXO Member Tao Loses Lawsuit Against SM Entertainment

On April 28, the Seoul Central District Court stated that it had ruled against former EXO member Tao in his lawsuit against SM Entertainment.

Tao filed a lawsuit against his former agency over issues regarding the duration of his exclusive contract with SM Entertainment, distribution of profit, discrimination, and more.

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Tao and his lawyer argued that the artists contract with SM Entertainment was unfair; however, SM Entertainment responded, The contract we used was based on a standard contract provided by the Fair Trade Commission so there is nothing that could be of issue in the contract.

Tao's lawsuit regarding reexamination of contract against SM Entertainment dismissed
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Tao's lawsuit regarding reexamination of contract against SM Entertainment dismissed

The Seoul Central District Court has dismissed former EXO member Tao's lawsuit which asked to reexamine the exclusive contract between him and SM Entertainment.

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The following is SM Entertainment's official statement:

"Hello, this is SM Entertainment.

On April 28, 2017, the Seoul Central District Court concluded the dismissal of TAO's claim to reexamine the efficiency of his exclusive contract. As a result, his entire lawsuit has been made void.

2PM's Junho reveals the group that makes the most money in JYP Entertainment
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2PM's Junho reveals the group that makes the most money in JYP Entertainment

2PM's Junho talked about the biggest money maker within JYP Entertainment on 'Happy Together 3'.

On the May 11 broadcast, MC Park Myung Soo asked Junho, "Isn't TWICE #1 in profit?" Junho responded, "I'm a bit cautious to say this but 2PM is still #1 in profit in JYP."

He explained, "We don't show on Korean broadcast but we've been continuously going on tours." This statement is backed up by what JYP Entertainment CEO Jung Wook said back in December.

Junho further explained that people in Korea tend to think 2PM has stopped promotions due to their absence on TV broadcasts. He stated, "I visited a hospital in Korea after our tour and I was asked what I've been doing lately." 

Woollim Entertainment Announces Name For New Upcoming Idol Group
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Woollim Entertainment Announces Name For New Upcoming Idol Group

Another long-awaited idol group will finally be making their debut this year!

Woollim Entertainment previously announced they would be debuting a new boy group as well as a girl group sometime in 2017, and has revealed the name for one of this groups.

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On May 15 at midnight KST, the agency posted a simple red-and-white logo that says, GoldenChild, indicating the name of what many are suspecting will be their new boy group.