MOMOLAND Nancy became a victim of illegally manipulated photos that circulated online and is currently experiencing severe emotional distress according to her agency, MLD Entertainment.
On January 11, MOMOLAND’s agency MLD Entertainment released an official statement regarding this issue. They also announced their plans to pursue strong legal action against the culprit who spread the photos online and those who took part in spreading the photos.
MLD Entertainment’s official statement regarding the issue:
Hello. This is MLD Entertainment.
Illegally manipulated photos of Nancy have recently circulated on online and social networking platforms. Nancy is a victim of having photos being inappropriately taken and manipulated. The person that should be protected first and foremost is Nancy. We ask for your cooperation with a heavy heart.
We will be joined by the police and judicial authorities overseas in taking strong legal action against the first person who posted the photos, as well as those who have taken part in spreading the photos. Through a legal representative, we will also pursue civil and criminal suits for compensation of damages on the basis of violating the Act on Special Cases Concerning the Punishment, etc. of Sexual Crimes, circulating material deemed pornographic by the Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Protection, etc., and violating personal rights.
Nancy is currently undergoing severe emotional turmoil. We sincerely ask of you. We long for an end to malicious posts that harass our artist.
We will continue to make every effort to protect our artists from additional damage through continuous monitoring. We will also follow through with our legal actions with no leniency and without reaching a settlement. We want to express our gratitude to fans who always love and support our artists. We will continue to do our best in ensuring our artists’ personal and given rights.
MOMOLAND recently released their single ‘Ready or Not’ in November 2020. MOMOLAND is known for its hit and catchy tracks ‘BBoom BBoom’ and BAAM’. -HallyuLife.com