Posted by Germaine-Jay Friday, April 19, 2019

Wheesung personally speaks up on Amy's drug use allegations + shares phone call recording


In the face of rumors that he was the celebrity involved in Amy's past drug use, Wheesung has personally released a statement and a phone call he had with Amy to clear his name.

On April 19, Wheesung posted to Instagram:

"This is Wheesung.
I received a phone call from Amy on the night of April 17, and I recorded the following with Amy's permission.

I thought a lot about whether I should release it. From the very beginning, and even now, I believe it's possible Amy was also a victim in this case. I hesitated for a long time about whether I should release this recording. However, I thought it was better to release it so fans can learn the truth behind the suspicions that have been thrown over my name.

Amy has clearly stated her intention to make an official apology. However, I was uneasy that without any evidence of trying to confirm the truth, an apology out of emotion would only worsen the controversy. That is why I asked Amy to remove the post on Instagram first and to tell the truth to reporters in interviews.

Amy has accepted these requests. To add, I've asked her not to take any more rash actions from now on.

Out of necessity, the recording has been edited to remove what's not related to the case. I feel like I've lost everything already. Still, Amy's apology should be considered her own personal choice. If she does apologize, I hope that it's sincere.

1) The reason I was late to respond to the issue

Amy did not use any names, and it wasn't possible for me to intervene when I wasn't strongly identified. Our statement about the facts and proof behind our denial had already been prepared by the time the situation made headlines.

2) Legal response

As a small business that depends on the business of singer Wheesung, it's obvious we would be an easy target. We're preparing lawsuits against malicious comments who've started personal attacks and spread false information to the point of requiring legal force. We intend to pursue strong punishment.

3) Cancellation of concerts 

I did not choose to bring up this incident again after everything was settled, but I see it would be difficult to hold a concert at this time and agreed to cancel the joint concert featuring me and K.Will. I'm regretful about this. After everything has been settled, we plan to consult with the concert production company to put on an even better concert. In any case, I'm deeply apologetic to my friend K.Will, Spring Entertainment, and Starship Entertainment for being tied to this case.

4) What's essential

It's possible for everyone in this case to have been victims. When this case was picked up my media and spread so quickly, it became possible for anyone to be a victim. Rather than understand the situation, I ask that we not get carried out by our emotions but be objective, so we can find the whole truth."

Wheesung's agency Realslow Company also released a video of the singer's phone call with Amy, which he recorded with her permission. The video states the recording took place on April 10 at 10PM KST after Wheesung denied the allegations of his connection to her drug use, and she contacted him. Amy states it took her courage to make the phone call to him, and in a deleted portion of the conversation, Amy and Wheesung discuss the acquaintances who may have told her he suggested blackmail with a sex tape of her. The agency further states Wheesung already knew the identity of the acquaintance, who they both refer to as X, because the same allegations involving the acquaintance were made in 2013. 

X also has a phone with a distorted voice as he attempted to keep his identity a secret. Wheesung states, "I had no reason to say those things, and no reason to even want to do it... First it was death threats, then it was sexual assault. It's always changing. Anyway, is it Amy who's saying this or did you tell this to her? Because she says it was you." X then denies his involvement, saying, "There's no way you would have said those things. You and Amy were really close. When I said negative things about her, you got angry, and we even fought about it."

Realslow Company then states Wheesung has been speculated as the one involved due to a misunderstanding between Amy and X. Wheesung also states, "I recorded the conversation with him. What am I supposed to do now? How am I going to live now? What am I going to do?" Amy responds, "Listening to you today, I felt like trash. I was wrong." Wheesung then says, "Even if you apologize, I won't believe anyone anymore. My concert was canceled, and my contracts have been thrown out. What am I going to do about my living? Do you think I can even sing now?"

Amy apologized, saying, "Forgive me. I'll take it all back. Even if people swear at me, I will."

The video continues to state Amy removed her Instagram post, and it's not true Wheesung made any threats. The issue arose because Amy misheard a third party and assumed Wheesung was behind it. The label stated, "We intend to take strong legal action to prevent these rumors from spreading. If Amy's one-sided claim that she has a recording is true, we ask her to make it public. We assume Amy is feeling very confused about the case. However, it's no longer possible for us to let these stories spread any longer. We ask her to clear up the allegations quickly. Once again, we state that 6 years ago, Wheesung was found not guilty on the suspicion of using propofol after an investigation. The allegations of conspiring to commit sexual assault are completely untrue. Once again, we repeat this recording was made after Amy called Wheesung first."

Realslow Company concluded Wheesung was in a state of severe shock, and he's now facing lawsuits due to breach of contract. "Because of one unconfirmed social media post, one person's life and living have become unstable. Who will take responsibility for all of this damage? We ask that people stop witch hunts based on groundless rumors before there's another victim." 

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mastylee233 pts Friday, April 19, 2019 1
Friday, April 19, 2019

Media and netizens u are proud of that? :) now u can apologies so hard like u are doing right now, but u destroy a men with 0 evidence. Are u going now to pay the bills of wheesung small company (10 employees)? are u going to refund his pay from wheesung&k.will concert? are u going to repair all the bad things u spread about him? fucking stupids no brainers.

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Ohboy6918,902 pts Friday, April 19, 2019 5
Friday, April 19, 2019

Some of you assume he can pressure Amy, who is in the US, into dropping the case. With what power?

Why Amy still didn't publish the audio she supposedly has? Does it even exist?

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