Facing personal controversies, Seunghan from RIIZE shared a handwritten apology. Concurrently, SM Entertainment announced his indefinite break from group activities following leaks of his private information. Subsequently, all story highlights of Seunghan were removed from RIIZE’s official Instagram. What really happened?
RIIZE Seunghan Shared Heartfelt Apology Letter and Halts Activities
Seunghan from the group RIIZE recently shared a handwritten apology letter, acknowledging the negative impact of his past actions on many, including fans and fellow RIIZE members. He expressed deep regret and a commitment to improve himself.
“I am well aware that my past impulsive actions are causing too much harm to many people now. I truly reflect on it. I want to sincerely apologize to the fans who have supported me and RIIZE members. I deeply reflect on the fact that I have caused so much harm at a time when I should be working harder than ever. I truly reflect and will make more efforts to become a better person.”RIIZE Seunghan
RIIZE Seunghan Will Indefinitely Suspend His Activities
The same day, SM Entertainment announced Seunghan’s temporary halt in activities due to the unauthorized spread of his personal information online. The company highlighted that the circulated images and videos, mostly from his trainee days, have been misleadingly edited. They plan to take strong action against the violation of Seunghan’s privacy.
SM Entertainment has issued a statement about RIIZE Seunghan. The agency announced Seunghan’s suspension from group activities due to recent controversies. Acknowledging his responsibility for the situation and the mental burden it caused, Seunghan has chosen to take an indefinite hiatus to prevent further harm to his group and fans. RIIZE will now operate with six members.
SM Entertainment has admitted a lapse in artist management and is taking legal action against those responsible for spreading maliciously edited content and false information about Seunghan. They are actively collecting evidence and have planned to file a police report. The company emphasizes its commitment to protecting its artists. Additionally, SM Entertainment warns against any further dissemination or creation of rumors, assuring strict legal action against such acts.
안녕하세요. SM엔터테인먼트입니다. pic.twitter.com/Cwn4ig8o1g— RIIZE (@RIIZE_official) November 22, 2023
On the same day as the announcement of the suspension, story highlights of Seunghan were all removed from RIIZE’s official Instagram account. It leads to increased concerns among fans and observers.
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