Previously, a victims collective gave an interview that detailed the alleged bullying they faced from actress Park Hye Su. While the collective accused the actress of being a ringleader for group violence and hitting one of the victims over a course of 3 times, Park Hye Su’s agency, Studio Santa Claus has denied the matter.
The agency claims that they have processed the lawsuits for netizens that have written false posts online and would continue to take strong action legally against them. Regarding the interview by the victims collective, the agency stated, “We suspect that since they are unable to reveal their identities, it is possible that they are doing this for economic benefit or that they are trying to collect evidence to carry out malicious deeds.”
The agency promises to take strong action against the matter and claims to be submitting evidence that disproves allegations to the investigative officers.
The full statement can be read below.
This is Studio Santa Claus. The company and the artists’ parents have been contacted anonymously by a group that call themselves the victims collective. They have been asking what we are going to do about it and we suspect that since they are unable to reveal their identities, it is possible that they are doing this for economic benefit or that they are trying to collect evidence to carry out malicious deeds.
On the other hand, the company has enough evidence confirmed that is able to prove that the bullying accusations are false. Hence, we have reason to believe that those that claim to be victims during this process are doing so for economic benefit.
Following, if any who claim to be victims arise, we recommend you to go through legal routes in order for your own personal benefit and we will respond as such with sincerity.
We have a firm belief that these accusations are false and have affirmed substantiative evidence against them, and plan to submit these to the investigative officers. As following, the company will continue to take strict measures against such reckless speculation and we will follow the principle of zero tolerance for this and additional false postings.
— Studio Santa Claus