On June 30, Mnet stated, "After confirming with Lee Chae Young's elementary school, we've found the rumors of bullying and forced school transfer are false," adding, "There's also no record of a transfer in junior high school. We ask that you do not spread rumors that have no evidence, and there'll be no consideration for her to quit the show because of matters that aren't true."
As previously reported, posts claiming Lee Chae Young used to be a bully in school were shared on various online communities. The writer claimed that she used to go to the same middle school as Lee Chae Young and revealed several threatening text messages exchanged with the trainee.
'Idol School' premieres on July 13 KST.