[Reporter Lee Da-gyeom, Daily Economy Star Today]
Actor Kim Jung-hyun is leaving ON Entertainment.
Kim Jung-hyun made an official position on the 12th and said, “I would like to inform you that Kim Jung-hyun’s contract with his agency ON Entertainment has expired as of midnight today (2021.05.12).”
“Kim Jung-hyun and his agent, Kim Jung-hyun’s brother, had many unfair situations that he did not say until yesterday (2021.05.11), the expiration date of his contract, but tried to resolve everything ‘about management’ through consultation with his former agency as much as possible.” “There have been contacts for consultation, but the sincerity and sincerity of the agency’s consultation have continued.”
“We believe that our agency and parent company have no willingness to negotiate anymore, and we want to correct the fallen honor and false facts of Kim Jung-hyun with law firm Yul,” Kim Jung-hyun said. “Kim Jung-hyun complained of health problems even before the casting of the drama “Time.” However, the agency ignored the plan and did not fulfill its duty to protect the actor.
“In addition, in the process of closing down the business every year, only actor Kim Jung-hyun has disgraced himself with incomprehensible actions to raise issues related to the expiration of the contract to the media. From this point on, we will take legal action.”
Meanwhile, Kim Jung-hyun was embroiled in rumors of a romantic relationship with actress Seo Ji-hye, who worked as a lover in tvN’s drama “Crash Landing on Love” on April 8. Seo Ji-hye’s agency, Culture Warehouse, dismissed rumors of a romantic relationship, calling it “groundless.”
Later, it was revealed that Kim Jung-hyun was discussing an exclusive contract with the cultural warehouse, and Kim Jung-hyun’s current agency, ON Entertainment, submitted a petition to the Korea Entertainment Association regarding Kim Jung-hyun’s exclusive contract.
Kim Jung-hyun claimed that the exclusive contract period had expired, but ON Entertainment said it had 11 months left until the exclusive contract expires, including the period when Kim Jung-hyun abruptly left the MBC drama “Time” due to health problems.
<Next is the full text of Kim Jung-hyun’s position>
We would like to announce my official position on ON Entertainment and parent company, former agency of actor Kim Jung Hyun’s former agency.
First of all, I would like to inform you that Kim Jung-hyun’s contract with his agency, ON Entertainment, has expired as of midnight today (2021.05.12). Actor Kim Jung-hyun and his agent, Kim Jung-hyun’s brother, tried to resolve everything “about management” through consultation with his former agency as much as possible, despite many unfair circumstances (2021.05.11) that he did not say. There have been contacts for consultation, but the sincerity and sincerity of the agency’s consultation have continued.
In response, we judge that the agency and the parent company have no further willingness to negotiate, and we, along with the law firm Yul, want to correct the fallen honor and false facts of actor Kim Jung-hyun.
The reason why Kim Jung-hyun has been silent about what has happened so far is that he feels guilty about failing to fulfill his duty as an actor due to the departure of the drama “Time,” and we thought the first thing to do was apologize for a series of things. In addition, it was a consideration for the agency that had a moral apology, but as time goes by, they make arguments that are different from the facts and try to correct them.
Actor Kim Jung-hyun complained of health problems even before the casting of the drama “Time,” and in fact, he was in a very poor health condition, vomiting on the day of the production presentation. However, the agency ignored it and pushed ahead with the schedule and did not fulfill its duty to protect its actors. In addition, in the process of closing down the business every year due to a deficit, only actor Kim Jung-hyun has disgraced himself by raising issues related to the expiration of the contract to the media.
From this moment on, we will respond legally to issues related to actor Kim Jung-hyun, such as objections to the contract period, defamation, and spreading stories that are different from the facts.
Thank you to the fans who trust and support actor Kim Jung Hyun. Furthermore, we are sorry to the public and the press for causing the unintended fatigue.
Kim Jung-hyun. Photo|Star Today DB
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