Starship Entertainment has warned strict legal action against malicious comments.
On the 23rd, Starship Entertainment announced,
Hello, this is Starship Entertainment.
Our label, King Kong by Starship, and our subsidiary House of Music will be taking strict legal action on malicious rumors, the spread of false information, posts that attack character, and hate comments toward our label artists starting from May 23rd, 2018.
We have decided that we can no longer stand by as our label artists (K.Will, Soyu, Duetto, Mind U, Mad Clown, MONSTA X, Boyfriend, Brother Su, #Gun, Cosmic Girls, Yoo Seung Woo, Jung Se Woon, Jooyoung, Lee Gwang Hyun, Ahn Yoo Jin, Jang Won Young, Cho Ga Kyun, Park Hyun Jin, Achillo, and more), King Kong by Starship artists (Kim Bum, Kim Ji Won, Dasom, Park Hee Soon, Yoo Yeon Suk, Lee Kwang Soo, Lee Mi Yeon, Lee Dong Wook, Cho Yoon Hee, Kang Eun Ah, Park Min Woo, Oh Ah Yeon, Oh Hye Won, Yoon Jin Yi, Lee Elijah, Jang Jung Yeon, Jung Joon Won, Cho Yoon Woo, Ji Il Joo, Choi Won Myung, Choi Hee Jin, Han Min and more), and House of Music artists (Moon Moon, DJ Soda, and more) are hurt through some netizens' distorted criticism, spread of false rumors, and defamation of character.
Recently, the judicial branch has been handing out severe sentences such as imprisonment for illegal, problematic malicious rumors that break the Information Communications Network Act.
Accordingly, the label will be protect our artists' precious and basic rights. We are currently preparing legal action through our law firm on posts that defame character and spread false rumors.
We will continue to take legal action toward future cases of defamation of character and spread of false rumors about our artists. We also request continuous reports from fans as your reports help us greatly in our legal action.