On May 2, LABOUMs agency Global H Media released an official statement on accusations of album sales manipulation.
In the press release, the agency stated that the album sales of LABOUMs second mini album Miss This Kiss were not manipulated, and they are discussing taking legal action against those that spread the rumors.
They continued on to reveal, In February, LABOUM signed a two-year contract as models of a franchise. The franchise has more than 500 locations in Korea and also has locations in Southeast Asia. The advertiser for the franchise purchased albums fairly through the distributor to use for promotional events at locations in both Korea and foreign countries.