Woman group Blackpink’s company YG Leisure mentioned Monday it requested the police to start an investigation to search out who first leaked member Jennie’s private pictures.
“We’ve formally requested the police to analyze who first circulated Blackpink Jennie’s private pictures,” reads an announcement by YG issued on the identical day.
“YG has been constantly monitoring the matter and filed a lawsuit in September after accumulating info. We’ve avoided mentioning the matter or making an official assertion with a view to reduce any additional injury. Nevertheless, there have been indiscriminate rumors, criticism, private assaults, sexual harassment and violations of private life sparked by these non-public images. We at the moment are asserting that we’ll take authorized motion and proper the state of affairs.”
Whereas the company didn’t specify which incident it’s referring to, Jennie and V of BTS have been embroiled in dating rumors in current months, with images that individuals declare to be the 2 stars collectively circulating on the web.
“YG takes sturdy authorized motion towards [online] posts that injury our artists’ character or repute,” the assertion continues. “Relating to this matter, we announce that we’ve additionally sued these making malicious posts, or these which repeatedly add unconfirmed claims, for defamation, distribution of unlawful info and “obscene acts by utilizing technique of communication.”
“We may even take all attainable authorized actions towards any extra damages precipitated with none leniency. The pictures [of Jennie] distributed on-line had been made public illegally, with out Jennie’s consent. Sharing these pictures is an act of secondary victimization and could be topic to authorized penalty. Please chorus from indiscriminately sharing these pictures. YG Leisure will proceed to work to guard our artists’ rights and pursuits.”
BY HALEY YANG [[email protected]]