K-drama Productions Add Contract Addendums and New Terms that Stipulate Penalties for Bad Publicity with Specific Call Out for Bullying Allegations

I wish this was for the best interests of victims and changing societal behavior but it’s clearly motivated by financial interest. Regardless, at least it’s making agencies more deliberate and considerate when it comes to signing young new talent. K-drama productions are across the board adding contract addendums (to existing contracts signed) and new contract terms for future contracts that revolve around damages caused by a cast member facing bad publicity. The contract gives the production the right to fire and also demand double payback of the acting fee, as well as demanding recompense for the cost of reshoots, losing CF partners, and other damages. This was clearly motivated by two high profile bullying allegations in the last two weeks, one against Ji Soo which led to him leaving River Where the Moon Rises and another against Lee Na Eun of April and she subsequently left the upcoming K-drama Taxi Driver. If this makes popular kids who think they can misbehave during their formative years and hope to later have a career in entertainment think twice then it’s fine by me.

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K-ent Gripped by Multiple School Era Bullying Accusations Including Jo Byung Gyu, Park Hye Soo, Kim Dong Hee, and Soojin of G-Idle

This may be the next #MeToo movement in South Korean entertainment and the stars in question are all young actors/actresses/singers. Since two weeks ago and growin g wider in scope by the day, there has been a series of bullying … Continue reading

Shy Yeon Woo Jin and Sparkly Park Hye Soo Charm in New Teasers for Introverted Boss

I’m getting major déjà vu vibes from the previews for Introverted Boss (Sensitive Boss), the upcoming workplace comedy drama on tvN airing on Mon-Tues after Rude Miss Young Ae season 15. It reminds me so much of the mood and … Continue reading