Carribean Bay leaves 2PM's Nichkhun out of their online advertisements following DUI
Police has recently charged 2PM's Nichkhun with driving under the influence following his minor car accident in the early morning of July 24th, suspending his license. Following the news, it has been revealed that water amusement park, Carribean Bay, has deleted Nichkhun from their online advertisement.
As of July 25th, Carribean Bay's online advertisement no long has Nichkhun included with only Junsu, Taecyeon, Wooyoung, miss A's Suzy, Junho and Chansung remaining.
Major advertisers who are currently invested with 2PM as their models include Coca-Cola and outdoor brand clothing, NEPA, who have also shown concern after reports of his DUI appeared.
On July 24th at 2:30AM KST, Nichkhun was involved in a minor car accident in his Golf Volkswagen and a motorcyclist in a nearby school ground intersection.
According to JYP Entertainment, Nichkhun had been at a dinner with fellow agency artists following a practice session for an upcoming concert. It was said that Nichkhun had drank approximately 2 bottles of beers. At the time of the accident, police recorded his blood-alcohol level at 0.056%*** and his license was suspended.
Through an official company notice, JYP Entertainment apologized, "If there are further investigation to be done, we will be engaged in it sincerely. We apologize to everyone once again."
**NOTE: DUI in Korea is anything over 0.05%. Nichkhun recorded a BAC of 0.056%.
Source: Sports Chosun