Warner Music Korea, the South Korean subsidiary of Warner Music, issued a statement against claims by its agency Attrakt that it attempted to illegally include members of the girl group FIFTY FIFTY.
On June 26, K-pop girl group FIFTY FIFTY’s record label Attrakt released a statement claiming that Warner Music Korea colluded with an unnamed third party to illegally appropriate the group’s members.
“We have evidence that it is [una parte externa] It’s clear that he’s trying to illegally bring FIVE members, and we ask Warner Music Korea to provide an explanation and proper answers,” Attrakt said today, according to Korea JoongAng daily.
This also comes a few days after Attrakt announced last Friday (June 23) that it would be taking legal action against other agencies that were spreading negative rumors about it “in an attempt to lure fifty-fifty members” into breaking up their exclusive contracts.
Warner Music Korea has denied the claims made by Attrakt in a new statement, according to XSportsNews. “First of all, as the overseas distributor of FIFTY FIFTY, Warner Music Korea is working [con FIFTY FIFTY] from April 1, 2023,” he said, as translated by Soompi.
“We have done our best to make the great achievements of FIFTY FIFTY and its agency even brighter by mobilizing the capabilities and network of Warner Music Group, so we are sorry that such unfortunate suspicions have been raised,” said Warner Music Korea .
The agency went on to say, “Attrakt’s claims are baseless and we regret that they sent us material confirmation. We sincerely ask you to refrain from spreading unconfirmed rumours, unfounded reports and speculation in the future.”
At press time, Attrakt has yet to respond to Warner Music Korea’s statement.