Shortly after the controversial accusations toward Big Bang member Seungri based on a series of alleged Kakao Talk messages, YG Entertainment has stepped up to issue a firm response of refutal.
Previously, media outlet SBS funE accused Seungri as well as Seungri's business partners of hiring prostitutes for his "clients". On February 26, YG stated as follows:
"Hello, this is YG Entertainment. We are delivering our official stance regarding the recently posted news report involving Seungri.
After confirming with the individual, we attest that this news report in question is based on fabricated text messages; its claims are entirely false.
Furthermore, we at YG once again stress that as per our company procedure, we plan to enforce strict and unyielding legal action against any rumors and the spreading of malicious rumors, which include fabricated news and related activity."