Posted by beansss Wednesday, June 3, 2020

AB6IX member Lim Young Min's driver's license revoked after DUI, group comeback postponed


On June 4, Brand New Music announced the postponement of AB6IX's comeback, originally scheduled for June 8, in an official media statement.

In the statement, the label also admitted that AB6IX's leader Lim Young Min was recently stopped and charged for driving under the influence, and as a result, his driver's license has been temporarily revoked.

According to Brand New Music, "Back in the early morning hours of May 31, Lim Young Min attended a personal gathering with acquaintances and drank alcohol; after which he set out to drive himself home. He was stopped by police and charged with a DUI, and his license has been revoked. Lim Young Min is currently reflecting on his actions deeply, and plans on participating in any further police investigations as necessary with diligence." 

The label continued, "As of today, Lim Young Min will halt all of his activities as a member of AB6IX; we notify that AB6IX will be carrying out all future schedules as a team of 4-members. AB6IX's new album, originally scheduled for release on June 8, has been postponed until June 29 as we reorganize the team." 

Finally, Brand New Music apologized to fans for causing concerns, and promised to ensure that such concerning events do not happen again.

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Secretninja3124,066 pts Wednesday, June 3, 2020 1
Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Damn. Glad no one was hurt, much worse could've happened. Props to Brand New Music for handling things quickly and being open about it rather than trying to hide it. I hope he learned his lesson and take some time to reflect.


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quark1239514,589 pts Wednesday, June 3, 2020 14
Wednesday, June 3, 2020

I was really looking forward to this comeback too. I really feel bad for the other members who now to have to do even more work because of Youngmin. Disappointed. Hats off to Brand New Music for taking the matter seriously. I know that people make mistakes and I hope this a wake up call to Youngmin to take drinking and driving seriously.


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