Kim Jung Hyun and Seo Ye Ji‘s agencies have both made their initial statement following Dispatch‘s reveal that Seo Ye Ji ordered him to avoid all skinship while filming MBC K-Drama The Time.
Kim Jung Hyun’s agency O& Entertainment stated they don’t know anything about Dispatch’s report. Currently, O& Entertainment is in a contract dispute with Kim Jung Hyun over the length of his contract. They refused to make any further comment on the matter.
We don’t know anything about this. We have nothing to say, especially since we’re in dispute with the actor as well.
— O& Entertainment
Seo Ye Ji’s agency, Gold Medalist, stated that they are attempting to verify the details.
We are looking into this.
— Gold Medalist
Seo Ye Ji is currently still scheduled to attend the press conference for her new movie Recalled tomorrow, April 13, despite Dispatch’s reveal. The movie will be released in theaters on April 21.
There has been no mention so far of Seo Ye Ji’s absence from the press conference. From what we know, she is attending as scheduled.
— Recalled production teams
Earlier today, Dispatch revealed a series of text messages between Seo Ye ji and Kim Jung Hyun. The alleged messages showed how she ordered him to avoid all skinship during the filming of the drama and how he should change the script to avoid all romantic scenes. Additionally, Dispatch compared the original script to the final product in the drama and claimed 13 instances of romantic skinship were removed.