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Tao loses lawsuit against SM Entertainment
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Tao loses lawsuit against SM Entertainment

EXOs past member, Tao, lost his lawsuit against SM Entertainment in an attempt to nullify his exclusive contract.

On April 28, the Seoul Central District Court ruled to reject Taos lawsuit against SM Entertainment where he wished to nullify the contract.

Taos lawyer has argued that the contract with SM Entertainment was unfair, but SM Entertainment refuted those claims by saying,

The original proposed contract should pose no problem whatsoever because it was on pair with the regulations proposed by the Fair Trade Commission.

Former EXO Member Tao Loses Lawsuit Against SM Entertainment
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Former EXO Member Tao Loses Lawsuit Against SM Entertainment

On April 28, the Seoul Central District Court stated that it had ruled against former EXO member Tao in his lawsuit against SM Entertainment.

Tao filed a lawsuit against his former agency over issues regarding the duration of his exclusive contract with SM Entertainment, distribution of profit, discrimination, and more.

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Tao and his lawyer argued that the artists contract with SM Entertainment was unfair; however, SM Entertainment responded, The contract we used was based on a standard contract provided by the Fair Trade Commission so there is nothing that could be of issue in the contract.

Tao's lawsuit regarding reexamination of contract against SM Entertainment dismissed
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Tao's lawsuit regarding reexamination of contract against SM Entertainment dismissed

The Seoul Central District Court has dismissed former EXO member Tao's lawsuit which asked to reexamine the exclusive contract between him and SM Entertainment.

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The following is SM Entertainment's official statement:

"Hello, this is SM Entertainment.

On April 28, 2017, the Seoul Central District Court concluded the dismissal of TAO's claim to reexamine the efficiency of his exclusive contract. As a result, his entire lawsuit has been made void.

Jellyfish Entertainment announces Seo In Guk's medical re-examination date
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Jellyfish Entertainment announces Seo In Guk's medical re-examination date

Jellyfish Entertainment announced actor Seo In Guk's medical re-examination date and gave an update on his status.

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On April 17, Jellyfish Entertainment revealed, "Seo In Guk's medical re-examination date is April 27. Please expect an official statement once the results come in."

The agency continued, "Also please understand that we are unable to reveal the exact examination location and time at this moment."

Singer Eric Nam Makes Forbes' List of Celebrities Under 30
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Singer Eric Nam Makes Forbes' List of Celebrities Under 30

Singer Eric Nam was included in the Forbes' "30 Under 30 Asia" for this year. Nam was described as "one of the most recognized names and faces in Korea's entertainment industry today"

"[Nam] not only sings but hosts multiple TV shows and is the go-to for International collaborations and interviews", wrote Forbes, noting Nam's potential to grow into a global star. "He worked with names such as [rapper] Timbaland ...singer Gallant, and most recently interviewed Emma Watson, Chris Pratt, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Eddie Redmayne, to name a few".