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Posted by germainej AKP STAFF 12 days ago

Yoon Seo Bin apologizes to JYP Entertainment & 'Produce 101' for controversy


Yoon Seo Bin of 'Produce x 101' has apologized for the controversy surrounding his past, and JYP Entertainment has announced he's been dropped as a trainee. 

After rumors of Yoon Seo Bin's past as a bully who smoked and drank underage, JYP Entertainment announced his contract with the agency has been canceled, and he'll be leaving 'Produce x 101'. Yoon Seo Bin told media outlets, "I apologize. It's true I partied in high school, and I'm still reflecting on it a lot. I apologize to JYP Entertainment and the 'Produce x 101' production team because of all this."

On his name change from Yoon Byung Hwee to Yoon Seo Bin, he explained, "I definitely did not change my name and quit school to clear my past. I changed my name because it was always difficult to pronounce. My parents also went to the Korean fortune teller, who told us the name wasn't good. I also signed as a trainee at a different agency in my second year of high school and later quit because it was too difficult to travel between Gwangju and Seoul."

As for being a bully, Yoon Seo Bin said, "I apologize. No matter the reason, it's wrong of me to have caused that situation. I apologize for causing such a big controversy when I'm only a trainee. I'm back in my hometown now, and I can't even go on the internet or meet people. I'm thinking about what I can do now, and I know the public will not see me in a good light in any case. I can't get myself to do anything right now. I apologize to everyone."

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Indri_hapsari573 pts 11 days ago 16
11 days ago

I feel bad for him coz afterall he was just a kid back then n we didnt know the full history of his past life...he can change to be better person esp if he stays in jyp since they teach manners...but i understand why jyp cant keep him bcoz seungri's trends of controversy, makes knetz already give no mercy for every troubled idols n it can coz bad lucks for the agency


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toothemoonand625 pts 11 days ago 14
11 days ago

So he got kicked out for partying as a teenager & starting a controversy but there's nothing on him being a bully?


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