Fifty Fifty (Sena, Aran, Kina, Sio) has released an official statement amid turmoil at their agency Attrakt revealing they have filed to suspend their contracts with them.
On the 28th of June, the law firm Barun, acting as legal representatives for the members Sana, Kina, Aran, and Sio, announced that they have filed an application for an interim suspension of the exclusive contract with the agency Attract. They explained the members filed an application for a suspension of the exclusive contract on the 19th of June at the Seoul Central District Court, and the trial is currently underway.
Below is the full statement from the perspective of Fifty Fifty:
Fifty Fifty gained attention with their song ‘Cupid,’ released in February, which unexpectedly entered the Billboard Hot 100 chart and continued its successful run, raising their popularity.
Through the past week, Attrakt claimed that external forces had approached Fifty Fifty on the 23rd and the CEO even conducted an interview and said he will reveal the names soon and fight to keep the members. Later on the 26th, the agency accused Warner Music Korea and sent them a statement of proof, they also demanded an explanation. In a statement to the press, Warner Music Korea denies the accusations and expressed regret such rumors have been spreading around.
In a weird turn of events, the group’s fan café had also suddenly shut down on June 27 and the agency further blamed the said external forces of shutting it down. They have since retrieved the fan café. Later, through another statement to the press, The CEO of the agency announced he’s filed a lawsuit against producer and the CEO of The Givers, An Sung-il, and three more after accusing them of being the said external force attempting to poach the members.