Singer Han Dong Geun Charged with Drunk Driving, Pledis Entertainment Responds
Han Dong Geun was caught drunk driving in Seoul on the evening of July 30.
He immediately confessed to drinking and driving and is in the midst of complying with police investigations.
His company, Pledis Entertainment, has released a statement to apologize for the incident and confirm he will be halting promotions.
“Hello, this is Pledis Entertainment.
We apologize for label’s artist, Han Dong Geun’s drunk driving incident.
Han Dong Geun is currently deeply regretting his mistake and reflecting. Going forward, he will halt all activities and spend time self-reflecting. As well, he will cooperate earnestly with all necessary investigations.
We as a label were unable to properly manage our artist and we feel deep responsibility for this situation.
We would like to apologize to the fans who have given their love and support, and going forward the company will provide drunk driving prevention education and emphasize the severity of drunk driving to all of our artists in order to prevent this from happening again.
Once again, we bow our heads and apologize sincerely.
— Pledis Entertainment