Lee Seung Gi’s lawful agent has launched an official statement pertaining to the ongoing experiences of the artist not getting any payment for audio releases more than the previous 18 many years.
Earlier this thirty day period, it was revealed that Lee Seung Gi experienced sent a certification of contents to his company Hook Leisure, inquiring for transparent disclosure of payment. Recently, the agency’s office constructing was also seized and searched by the Serious Crime Investigation Division of the National Police Agency because of to suspicion of embezzlement by some executives. On November 21, Dispatch released a report that claimed Lee Seung Gi had not gained any of his revenue from his music and that 5 several years really worth of statements from 2004 to 2009 ended up missing. Hook Entertainment’s CEO Kwon Jin Younger briefly responded they are in the approach of point-checking.
On November 24, Lee Seung Gi’s lawful representative produced the following assertion:
Hello. This is Lee Seung Gi’s lawful representative.
Initial of all, we are apologetic for producing many people today problem with a problem concerning Lee Seung Gi and the company. Regarding the current reports of unsettled payment for his new music, we would like to express Lee Seung Gi’s stance on his behalf.
As it has been claimed, Lee Seung Gi sent Hook Enjoyment a certification of contents pertaining to the unsettled payment for his songs on November 15 by a legal agent. We asked for that the earnings breakdown from the distribution of all the albums Lee Seung Gi participated in be revealed and that the amount he has not been paid out for his tunes be settled and compensated.
Next his debut, Lee Seung Gi carried out [music and acting] promotions although less than Hook Enjoyment for 18 a long time. In the make a difference of his functions in the entertainment field and assertion of accounts, Lee Seung Gi entirely trusted and followed Hook Entertainment. As representatives of Hook Amusement did not deliver up everything with regards to payment for new music in the slightest, he was not even mindful of making income from tunes, and he recently grew to become conscious of the truth that music income had been becoming created because of to a information unintentionally despatched by an employee. Later on, Lee Seung Gi requested settlement details quite a few periods, but Hook Leisure gave excuses that have been lies these kinds of as, “You are a minus singer (this means destructive profit margin),” and prevented giving facts.
In this method, Lee Seung Gi read insulting and threatening remarks that are hard to even say from the CEO and other individuals, so he finally made the decision after a great deal thought on sending a certification of contents through a lawful representative mainly because he established that beyond just the problem of the payment settlement for his music, a relationship of have faith in could not continue with CEO Kwon Jin Younger as very well as Hook Entertainment, which he has relied on like loved ones though getting jointly for a prolonged time.
Additionally, in addition to [the issue of] Lee Seung Gi’s payment for his tunes, we also have plans to carry out a near evaluation of different lawful associations concerning Hook Amusement including CEO Kwon Jin Younger and Lee Seung Gi. Therefore, we ask for Hook Amusement to transparently expose the aspects of profits and settlement of accounts about the training course of Lee Seung Gi’s actions in the entertainment industry as a result of many certification of contents, and we are currently anticipating a honest reply from Hook Entertainment.
Regarding the suitable subject, we are grateful and apologetic for the a lot of persons who are supporting Lee Seung Gi and using curiosity in him. Lee Seung Gi will do his very best so that this does not have an impact on the initiatives he is performing on in the future, and we will supply a separate assertion soon after examining the crystal clear truths of the issue in better depth.