FT ISLAND‘s Choi Jonghoon and CN BLUE‘s Lee Jonghyun have been wrapped up in rumors that they were members of Jung Joon Young‘s chatroom, where celebrities and friends shared hidden camera footage of themselves having sex with women.
News reports claimed that Choi Jonghoon was a member of Jung Joon Young’s chatroom, but FNC clarified that although Choi Jonghoon was called to the police station for questioning, he was called in as a witness and not a suspect.
Lee Jonghyun was also speculated to have taken part in the chatroom, but FNC once again clarified that they were only friends a long time ago. They emphasized that Lee Jonghyun has nothing to do with Jung Joon Young’s recent scandal.
FNC Entertainment announced that they will take strict legal action against all of those who continue to spread malicious rumors against their artists.
Read their full statement below:
“We’re announcing our plans to take strict legal action against the malicious rumors about our artists that have been circulating online.
We are making it clear that our celebrities, Lee Jonghyun and Choi Jonghoon, had only contacted the certain socially controversial celebrities as friends. They have nothing to do and no connection with the recent scandal.
Choi Jonghoon was only called to the police station to help their investigations as a witness. We’re emphasizing that he was neither a suspect or interrogated as one. Choi Jonghoon finished his questioning with the police and was declared to have no suspicious connection with the sexual entertainment case.
Also, Lee Jonghyun used to keep in touch with Jung Joon Young a long time ago and is not involved with the scandal. Please refrain from spreading speculative reports that could cause unnecessary misunderstandings and confusion.
This concludes the announcement of our plans to take strict legal action against the malicious rumors about our artists that have been circulating online.”
— FNC Entertainment