South Korean news agency Dispatch is known mostly for their tradition of exposing K-Pop celebrities who are dating every first day of the new year.
In 2019, news of BLACKPINK member Jennie dating EXO member Kai was leaked to the public. The latter’s agency SM Entertainment confirmed that the two were dating while YG Entertainment seemed to have been unaware the whole time and released an official statement saying that they are looking into the matter to check the facts.
Fortunately, neither idols have been facing any significant backlash after the news broke out, but fans nevertheless seemed to be annoyed by Dispatch.
They recently filed a government petition to shut down the agency on the grounds that it violates the privacy of celebrities.
Whether the government will actually respond to the petition depends on the amount of signatures the petition manages to accumulate. The petition would require two hundred thousand signatures in a period of thirty days for the government to respond.
Stay tuned for updates!