Shinees Onew Confirmed To Be Leaving Age Of Youth 2 In Light Of Recent Controversy

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SHINees Onew Confirmed To Be Leaving Age Of Youth 2 In Light Of Recent Controversy
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SHINees Onew Confirmed To Be Leaving Age Of Youth 2 In Light Of Recent Controversy

Earlier, one media outlet reported that Onews departure from JTBCs Age of Youth 2 had been confirmed in light of criticism surrounding his recent sexual harassment case.

Initially, Age of Youth 2 stated that nothing had been confirmed regarding his leave from the show as of yet; however, on August 16, SM Entertainment released a statement and said, [Onews] departure from the show has been confirmed after discussions with the production staff of Age of Youth 2.'

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Variety Broadcast With SHINees Onew Postponed Due To Recent Controversy
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Variety Broadcast With SHINees Onew Postponed Due To Recent Controversy

Representatives from JTBCs Lets Eat Dinner Together announced on August 24 that the episode that Onew recorded has been postponed.

They said, We are discussing about what to do with Han Ye Ris recorded parts.

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SHINees Onew and Han Ye Ri appeared on Lets Eat Dinner Together in order to promote their drama, Age of Youth 2. However, Onew stepped down from the drama after his recent controversy.

SHINees Onew And Kim Min Suk Officially Join Age Of Youth 2 And Begin Script Readings
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SHINees Onew And Kim Min Suk Officially Join Age Of Youth 2 And Begin Script Readings

Kim Min Suk and SHINees Onew are set to join the main cast of Age of Youth 2.

Onew had been in talks to appear in the drama while Kim Min Suk had been confirmed without much details on his character. On June 7, sources from Age of Youth 2 revealed that both male celebrities have officially signed on for the drama and have also begun participating in script readings.

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Onew will play Kwon Ho Chang, Han Seung Yeons love interest and an innocent engineering student who doesnt know much about love and relationships. Kim Min Suk will play Seo Jang Hoon, the deputy of the old woman who owns the share house the main cast is living in.

SHINees Onew, Kim Min Suk, And Ahn Woo Yeon Explain Why They Wanted To Join Age Of Youth 2
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SHINees Onew, Kim Min Suk, And Ahn Woo Yeon Explain Why They Wanted To Join Age Of Youth 2

The three fresh faces of JTBCs upcoming drama Age of Youth 2 are enthusiastic about joining the cast!

A year after its first season, Age Of Youth 2 has returned with five housemates who have aged one year since the original drama. In addition, SHINees Onew, Kim Min Suk, and Ahn Woo Yeon will be joining the cast.

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Kim Min Suk will be playing the role of  Seo Jang Hoon, the substitute house owner of Belle Epoque, a share house where men are completely forbidden and where the five housemates reside in.

Age Of Youth 2 Denies Talks Of SHINees Onew Stepping Down Following Scandal
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Age Of Youth 2 Denies Talks Of SHINees Onew Stepping Down Following Scandal

JTBCs Age of Youth 2 recently released a statement regarding SHINee Onews role in the show following his sexual harassment allegations.

On August 12, the singer was accused of sexually harassing someone at a club event. However, these charges were dropped after the individual acknowledged the misunderstanding.

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Following the incident, a source from JTBC came out on August 13 with a statement that said, Onew is still in the middle of complying with the investigation. We havent discussed whether hell be stepping down from the show.