Seventeen Share How The Treatment By Pledis Entertainment Changed With Their Increase In Popularity

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Seventeen share how the treatment by Pledis Entertainment changed with their increase in popularity
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Seventeen share how the treatment by Pledis Entertainment changed with their increase in popularity

Seventeen talked about the changes that came along with their increase in popularity. 

The boy group guested on the June 21 episode of 'Weekly Idol'. The MCs commented, "It's been a year and 7 months. You guys have grown a lot", and asked, "It feels like the treatment by your label (Pledis Entertainment) would've changed with your rapid growth in popularity. How is it?"

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Seventeen answered, "Now we have 2 cars. In the past, we used to share the car with staff members but we no longer do." The boys continued, "And we moved into a new dorm. The 13 members used to share 1 bathroom but now we have 3 rooms and also have 3 bathrooms."

Pledis Entertainment will take legal action to protect Seventeen from malicious commenters
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Pledis Entertainment will take legal action to protect Seventeen from malicious commenters

Pledis Entertainment is taking legal action for Seventeen.

On June 5, the agency shared a notice announcing their plans for legal action on their website. The announcement stated, "We have decided to proceed with legal action as we can no longer keep silent on false information, malicious posts, comments, and other acts defaming the character of Seventeen and its members."

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Pledis Entertainment stated that they will do their best to protect Seventeen and emphasized they will continue to respond with strict legal action against the malicious acts from now on. 

Pledis Entertainment responds to Seventeen's November comeback reports
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Pledis Entertainment responds to Seventeen's November comeback reports

Ilgan Sportshad reported that Seventeen would be coming back as a full group in November with their 2nd full album. However, Pledis Entertainment quickly denied the reports, saying, "Seventeen has been preparing for a comeback as a full group, but no date has been confirmed."

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As NU'EST Wfrom the same label would probably be done with comeback promotions by mid-November, it seems plausible that Seventeen might come back by then even if no dates are confirmed yet.

UEE confirms departure from After School + Pledis Entertainment
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UEE confirms departure from After School + Pledis Entertainment

Pledis Entertainment confirmed on May 31 that UEE will be graduating from After School, as well as leaving the company to seek out a new label. 

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According to the label, "UEE will be leaving After School since her contract has ended. We will cheer each other on in our future endeavors. This does not mark the disbandment of After School."

UEE debuted as a member of After School in 2009. She took to her official fan cafe after the news broke out to address fans, writing, 

Pledis Entertainment speaks up about rumors of old NU'EST album being re-released
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Pledis Entertainment speaks up about rumors of old NU'EST album being re-released

Both Pledis Entertainment and Mnet have stepped up to speak up against rumors, claiming that an old NU'EST album will be re-released.

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Rumors circulated in the early morning of May 31 in Korea among fans of 'Produce 101' season 2 that NU'EST's Japanese album 'Bridge The World', released back in 2015, will be re-released in Korea this coming June. Some netizens who saw the rumors began discussing the unfairness of the act, while anti-fans jumped at the opportunity to argue against the trainees being on the show. Talk of creating movements to demand that the 4 Pledis Entertainment trainees leave the show, has resulted in their label as well as Mnet stepping up to take measures.