Former rhythmic gymnast and current sports commentator Son Yeon-Jae declares war against malicious commenters.
On November 2, the agency of Son Yeon-Jae reported, “the habitual malicious comments and attacks of netizens with adverse intentions have gotten out of control. We will no longer overlook the excessively ill-natured behaviors.”
The following is the official statement from HCP:
Hello, this Son Yeon-Jae’s agency, HCP. We hereby announce to take legal action against baseless rumors, malicious comments, defamation, and personal attacks that were made towards Son Yeon-Jae.
Recently, we’ve noticed that the habitual malicious comments and attacks of netizens with adverse intentions have gotten out of control. As a result, we came to a conclusion that we will no longer overlook these excessively ill-natured behaviors.
For a while now, we have been gathering the necessary data and evidence to make our case, and we are currently in the process of filing our legal complaint. At this time, we strongly assert that we will show no leniency or give out the option of making settlement regarding the legal outcomes.
In addition, we will continue to protect our artist’s privacy and rights by continuing to monitor and gather necessary data to further our case.
Please send your love and blessings towards Son Yeon-Jae, as she contributes to improving the future of South Korea’s Rhythmic Gymnastics industry. Thank you.
Meanwhile, Son Yeon-Jae recently debuted as a commentator through the 2018 Jakarta Palembang Asian Games and returned to the floor within a year of retirement. Moreover, she also signed a new contract with sports management company, HCP. At the time, the agency had said, “we are glad to have Son joining our family. We promise to always respect and prioritize her wishes and opinions before planning for her future activities.”
Translated by Dasol Kim