On the 14th of September, JBJ95‘s agency, Star Road Entertainment released an official statement to announce that they will be taking strict legal action against haters.

JBJ95, consisting of Kenta and Sanggyun, who both gained popularity through Produce 101, had been facing severe hate and malicious comments, leading to their agency to take further action.

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The two has been at the target of many offences, including malicious comments, sexual harassment, slander and privacy violations.

Recently, there are many incidents where our artists have received the following through their personal social media DMs, online community sites and other social media accounts that concern our artists – malicious comments, falsified rumors, personal attacks, privacy violations, leak of personal information, slander, sexual harassment, critic of body and looks and humiliation.

— Star Road Entertainment

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All these has been reported to the agency as fans often send in PDFs and evidence of such haters. The agency promises to do all they can to strictly deal with these haters such that it will not happen again in the future.

In order to protect our artists as well as to prevent such happenings, we will be continuously monitoring the situation and receiving tip-offs of such incidents, so as to be able to deal with them by the law. We will review all the materials carefully and strictly deal with them through a professional law firm.

— Star Road Entertainment

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The full statement translated can be read below.

Hello. This is Star Road Entertainment.

We are advising about the legal action we will pursue with regards to our artists’ rights.

We are working hard always in order to return the love given by the fans. We are putting in effort to further develop as we receive encouragement and love as well as affectionate warnings and requests that fans have sent towards us.

Recently, there are many incidents where our artists have received the following through their personal social media DMs, online community sites and other social media accounts that concern our artists – malicious comments, falsified rumors, personal attacks, privacy violations, leak of personal information, slander, sexual harassment, critic of body and looks and humiliation. This has led to the artists having a hard time mentally as well as physically.

In order to protect our artists as well as to prevent such happenings, we will be continuously monitoring the situation and receiving tip-offs of such incidents, so as to be able to deal with them by the law. We will review all the materials carefully and strictly deal with them through a professional law firm.

We send our greetings to the fans that love and support JBJ95 all the time, and we will do our best for the protection of our artists in the future as well. Thank you.

— Star Road Entertainment