“Music Bank” has released an official statement on the status of Lee Seo Won as MC.

On May 17, the music show commented, “After the reports of the incident on MC Lee Seo Won, we checked on the facts of the situation with his agency, and we have decided on Lee Seo Won’s removal from the program.”

The statement continues, “For the time being, ‘Music Bank’ will cast various special MCs to be paired with current MC Solbin.”

It was revealed on May 16 that Lee Seo Won has been charged with sexually harassing and threatening a female celebrity with a weapon. He has since also been removed from the cast of upcoming drama “About Time.”

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