SM Entertainment has announced that they will take legal action in response to the circulation of personal photos of RIIZE’s Seunghan online ahead of their debut.
On the 30th of August, RIIZE’s Seunghan and SM both issued statements. The idol apologized for the past photos controversy while SM said they will be taking legal action against who leaked those photos.
Earlier, photos that were presumed to be Seunghan’s personal photos were posted on online communities, causing controversy. In the photos, the idol can allegedly be seen kissing a woman, several similar photos circulated online.
The following is the official statement from SM Entertainment:
This is the apology from Seunghan:
RIIZE, which Seunghan belongs to, is a group consisting of seven members, including the oldest member Shotaro, Eunseok, Sungchan, Wonbin, Seunghan, Sohee, and the youngest, Anton. They will officially debut on September 4 with their first single album ‘Get A Guitar’ and hold a debut showcase for the press on the same day.