SM Leisure has issued a warning in opposition to those that invade their artists’ privateness.
On March 6, SM Leisure launched an announcement concerning a current subject involving trespassing into NCT member Haechan’s residence. Of their assertion, SM Leisure points a stern warning in opposition to the invasion of privateness of their artists, stating that they are going to take authorized motion with zero tolerance.
Howdy. That is SM Leisure.
We’re giving our place concerning the current enhance in actions that severely invade the non-public lives of NCT members.
The members have been struggling severely as a result of continuation of [actions such as] visiting locations associated to the NCT members’ each day lives with out authorization and ready for them, following their automobiles, excessively contacting or photographing the members inside the airport safety zone together with on-board the aircraft, illegally buying private data and making an attempt to contact them indiscriminately, and spreading malicious rumors.
Particularly, on the finish of November final yr, there was a trespassing incident at Haechan’s residence with a so-called “sasaeng” (referring to those that invade the non-public lives of celebrities). As Haechan resides along with his household, not solely Haechan but additionally his household have complained about receiving appreciable psychological harm.
The trespassing “sasaeng” has been indicted by the prosecution, and though [the case] was wrapped up generously with out prison punishment in keeping with Haechan’s needs, it revealed the seriousness of the difficulty of invading the privateness of artists, and we determined to disclose this case with the means of creating a warning in order that an issue reminiscent of this not happens.
We as soon as once more state that such actions aren’t actions that categorical curiosity within the artists however that they instill concern within the artists, and it is a stalking crime that causes extreme hurt to not solely the person however their household and the acquaintances round them. We hope that the “sasaengs” instantly cease infringing on the artists’ non-public lives.
Going ahead, we are going to severely cope with unlawful actions such because the burglary of “saesaengs,” leaking of non-public data, and stalking with zero tolerance. The company will take sturdy authorized motion by all means we are able to proceed with, and we ask that you just be cautious to not become involved in such shameful occasions.
We are going to do our greatest for the safety of our artists going ahead.