FT ISLAND Choi JongHoon Retires After Latest Scandal Involving Jung JoonYoung Chat Room
While FNC Entertainment initially denied that FT ISLAND member Choi JongHoon was involved in a collusion to cover up his drunk driving case, the latest reports regarding Jung JoonYoung and SeungRi’s chat room says otherwise.
The conversation in the chat room shows SeungRi warning Choi JongHoon that connections won’t be able to help him cover up another drunk driving incident.
FNC Entertainment released an official statement and apology.
“As of today (March 14th) Choi JongHoon has decided to leave FT ISLAND and the entertainment industry due to his involvement in the recent scandals. Choi JongHoon will continue to cooperate with police investigations. His departure from the team is permanent.
We apologize with bowing heads for being unable to properly manage our artists and giving people reason to worry through the recent discomforting events. We feel a strong sense of responsibility to do our best cooperating with police investigations so that the truth can be revealed.