Girl group TWICE will cut down malicious false rumors and sexual harassment comments.
Recently, there were sexual harassment comments regarding TWICE members’ stage outfits and malicious false rumors posted and spread on online communities and SNS.
JYP Entertainment made a statement about this on 5th, “This company, starting today, will strongly confront malicious false rumors, personal attack comments, and all posts and sexual harassment related comments. We will take all legal actions against production and distribution of posts that harms TWICE members and the group.”
They continued, “This company has been checking malicious posts about TWICE that have been reported by fans, and have been measuring the level of maliciousness in these posts. Recently, the number and maliciousness of these posts have increased to the point we can no longer tolerate. We will protect our artists for their mental health and for their promotional activities.”
The company also stated, “As more and more of these cases have shown up in the industry, the verdicts for such acts have been increasing to the point of actual time serving in jail. This company is currently checking details of the targets of these legal actions as well as the level of actions we will take. We will, also, apply these same legal measures to future cases of related acts.”
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