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OMEGA X Announces Strong Legal Action After Detailing Abuse Allegations Against Their Agency And Former CEO

On November 16, OMEGA X held a press convention on the Seoul Bar Association in Seocho to debate the abuse allegations towards their former CEO.

During the press convention, the group’s authorized consultant Noh Jong Eon revealed {that a} lawsuit is at present beneath strategy to terminate OMEGA X’s contract with SPIRE Entertainment.

Warning: Mentions of sexual harassment and assault. 

Lawyer Noh Jung Eon acknowledged, “This is not just our problem but a societal issue. We took courage to change this. The unthinkable has happened in 2022 South Korea. We are currently carrying out a lawsuit to terminate the exclusive contract. Strong measures will be taken including criminal charges and request for compensation.”

Last month, one in every of OMEGA X’s followers reported on Twitter that they’d seen the CEO of the group’s company SPIRE Entertainment hitting the members after their live performance in Los Angeles. SPIRE Entertainment initially launched an announcement claiming that OMEGA X and the company had “resolved all their misunderstandings.” After the controversy continued to attract consideration, SPIRE Entertainment launched an apology together with the announcement that the CEO in query had resigned. However, extra allegations continued to floor.

OMEGA X’s authorized consultant introduced the group’s plan to file a prison grievance on the fees of assault, intimidation, indecent act by compulsion, and tried menace. He added, “We have plenty of evidence including photos, videos, and voice recordings.” The lawyer claimed that the members had been threatened after the assault incident and that they had been despatched a certification of contents telling them to pay 300 to 400 million received (roughly $230,000 to $300,000) per individual. Furthermore, above CEO Kang was Chairman Hwang who ignored every thing regardless of being conscious of the state of affairs. The regulation workforce introduced their plans to obtain compensation from Chairman Hwang and to carry him criminally responsible for aiding and abetting CEO Kang.

Warning: Brief point out of suicide within the subsequent paragraph. 

The members additionally shared their particular person tales. Jaehan revealed, “After practice was over, CEO Kang called me and forced me to drink. Sexual harassment was also involved. She touched my face and hand. After drinking, she called me through KakaoTalk. She lashed out by saying that if we are going to continue to be idols, we have to crawl. She also said she would commit suicide, so the members received therapy. We only wanted to be respected as people who love music.”

Jaehan reiterated that the members endured the therapy due to the concern that their final alternative would disappear. He defined, “For all of us, it was our second attempt, and we did not want to waste time. We thought we had to endure for the fans who waited for us. As the oldest member and leader, I was so scared that our dreams would collapse while looking at our exhausted members. We held back and endured, but we have reached the point that we cannot endure any longer. We took courage for someone, for all those dreaming the same dream as us.”

Yechan additionally revealed that the CEO and Chairman had been variety at first however they all of the sudden began to have a damaging affect on their lives and values. Also mentioning the ingesting periods, Yechan added that the members had been gaslighted. Hangyeom revealed that in firm dinners, when the members didn’t drink in somebody’s stead, they had been handled coldly the subsequent day. Sebin added, “They said there would be no next album if we refused to attend drinking gatherings.”

Lawyer Seo Joo Yeon additionally introduced up the sexual harassment the members skilled, saying that they had been touched on their thighs and faces in order that the opposite’s respiratory could possibly be heard on the ingesting gatherings they had been pressured to attend. Lawyer Seo additionally introduced gentle to the psychological and emotional abuse carried out by the CEO and Chairman by being variety to the members and abusing them later by their need to advertise as idols.

It was additionally revealed on the press convention that the members are experiencing anxiousness following the abuse. In specific, Hangyeom revealed that he all the time felt anxious whereas repetitively receiving drunken calls, inflicting him to really feel anxiousness from on a regular basis life noises together with vibrations, alarm sounds, and bass sounds in music. During the interval he talked alone with CEO Kang, Hangyeom expressed that he skilled hassle respiratory as a result of troublesome state of affairs.

Junghoon additional revealed, “We have never even once received a sincere apology since returning home after such an incident occurred. Rather, they raised the discussion of our military enlistment. They threatened us by sending absurd statement of accounts. We made a resolve after determining that we could not communicate with them.”

Yechan shared, “I hope people are not hurt due to others. Everyone was born to be loved, and I hope that everyone knows that one’s existence alone is precious. I didn’t know that before and had a difficult time, so I hid in a hole. Now, I think I can overcome this.”

OMEGA X wrapped up by sharing, “We all did our best while dreaming of the same dream of becoming a singer,” expressing their hopes that this turns into a chance for these additionally experiencing unfair therapy. They continued, “There is also something we want to tell our fans. Above all, we 11 members could come to this place because we had the strength of our fans. Thanks to the fans, we took courage, so us 11 members will not give up, and we will continue to make music and performances while greeting fans by showing a good side of us.”

Previously, OMEGA X additionally launched a bunch assertion after launching new Instagram account that isn’t beneath their company’s management. You can observe OMEGA X on their new Instagram account here.

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