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. 

BTOBs Yook Sungjae Shyly Admits Increase In His Popularity
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BTOBs Yook Sungjae Shyly Admits Increase In His Popularity

BTOBs Yook Sungjae was one of the guests on the May 3 broadcast of JTBCs Lets Eat Dinner Together.

At the beginning of the show, hosts Lee Kyung Kyu and Kang Ho Dong had to guess the identities of the guests. Yook Sungjae and Lee Soo Kyung hid their faces as the hosts drew closer to their location.

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Kang Ho Dong asked Yook Sungjae, Once your face is revealed, are you the kind of star that would totally surprise the viewers? Embarrassed to describe his celebrity status himself, Yook Sungjae hesitatingly replied, Recently I heard that my stocks gone up, and bent over in shy giggles.

YG Entertainment records drastic increase in operating profit in Q1 compared to the previous year
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YG Entertainment records drastic increase in operating profit in Q1 compared to the previous year

YG Entertainment saw a drastic jump in operating profit in the first quarter of 2017. 

On May 11, the income statement revealed that YG Entertainment earned 14,825,000,000 KRW (~ $13,182,538) in operating income for the first quarter. This is a 56.6% increase year over year compared to the same period in 2016 when YG posted an operating income of 9.4 Billion KRW (~ $8.3 million). 

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As for the revenue, YG Entertainment recorded 106.88 Billion KRW (~ $95 million), which is a 46.5% YoY increase. During the same period in 2016, YG posted a revenue of 72.95 Billion KRW (~ $65 million). However, as operating expenses increased, the net income saw a decrease of 6.8% YoY to 5,992,000,000 KRW (~ $5,325,629) The net income in Q1 of 2016 was 7,096,000,000 KRW (~ $6,309,834).

Uee To Reportedly Become Free Agent, Pledis Entertainment Responds
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Uee To Reportedly Become Free Agent, Pledis Entertainment Responds

With recent reports of Uees status as a free agent, her current agency Pledis Entertainment has responded with a statement regarding the idol-turned-actresss contract situation.

On May 12, a source from Pledis Entertainment stated, We are currently discussing a contract renewal with her. A previous media source stated that Uee will become a free agent and leave her agency after her contract ends in May.

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