Actor Jeon Seung Bin denied allegations he assaulted his ex-wife actress Hong In Young.
The actor’s agency, Starhue Entertainment, denied the allegations in a statement.
First, Jeon Seung Bin would like to apologize for concerning the public. As his legal representatives have proved in a previous interview, the actor was not present at the time the alleged crime took place. We have entered evidence that no assault, physical or verbal, took place. We will work with the actor and cooperate in investigations to prove he is innocent of the charges.
The label also asked the public to refrain from making assumptions based on the allegations as the charges are currently under investigation.
The label also insisted if any assault took place while the two actors were married, there would not have been an amicable divorce.
Meanwhile, according to a SPOTV News report, Jeon Seung Bin is currently under investigation by prosecutors for allegedly assaulting his ex-wife, actress Hong In Young.
According to briefings, actor Jeon Seung Bin is alleged to have assaulted Hong In Young in November of 2019 by choking her and mocking her as she struggled. It is reported that the actress has submitted photos as evidence.
The two actors married in May 2016 and divorced in April 2020. Jeon Seung Bin re-married former idol and actress Shim Eun Jin in 2021.
Jeon Seung Bin is an up-and-coming actor for his roles in Chief of Staff, The Spy Who Loved Me, and Young Lady And Gentleman.
Hong In Young last appeared in the 2015 drama Single-Minded Dandelion.