Ha Ji Won Sued By Cosmetics Distributor Gold Mark For 1 Million Usd

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Ha Ji Won sued by cosmetics distributor 'Gold Mark' for 1 million USD
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Ha Ji Won sued by cosmetics distributor 'Gold Mark' for 1 million USD

On August 29, cosmetic distributor 'Gold Mark', known for skincaremakeup brand 'J.One Cosmetics', announced via an official statement that they have filed a lawsuit against actress Ha Ji Won. 

'Gold Mark' began, "We have filed a lawsuit with the Seoul District Court this day against actress Ha Ji Won, claiming an amount of 1,160,000,000 KRW (~ 1,000,000 USD)." 

The company continued, "The contents of the lawsuit entail Ha Ji Won's nonfulfillment as the brand's endorsement model and the resulting damage costs at 860,000,000 KRW, plus approximately 300,000,000 KRW in management fees which 'Gold Mark Co., LTD' shouldered while Ha Ji Won promoted under a one-person label, JW Queen (currently Sun and Moon Entertainment)."

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Ha Ji Won's agency makes official response to 'Gold Mark' lawsuit
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Ha Ji Won's agency makes official response to 'Gold Mark' lawsuit

Ha Ji Won's agency has responded to reports of cosmetic distributor 'Gold Mark's $1 million lawsuit against the actress.

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On August 29, her one-person label Sun and Moon Entertainment stated, "We're relaying our side concerning Gold Mark's lawsuit against Ha Ji Won. In terms of non-compliance with brand promotions, Gold Mark filed a claim in the past, which was rejected by the court. We have yet to see the content, but we believe the current suit is the same as the previous one."