The idol is under investigation for illegal drug use
24 Apr 2019 - 1:08 PM  UPDATED 24 Apr 2019 - 1:08 PM

JYJ member and solo artist Park Yoochun has had his contract terminated.

His agency, C-JeS Entertainment issued a statement referring to a loss of mutual trust in causing the termination. Their statement read:

"While trusting Park Yoochun's statement that he is not guilty (of taking drugs) and observing the investigation process, we found out through news articles yesterday that he tested positive for a drug test that was initiated by the National Forensic Service".

The agency went on to say: "We came to the conclusion that we won't be able to recover our relationship of (mutual) trust with Park Yoochun and decided to terminate the exclusive contract".

You can read a translation of the full agency statement here.

Park Yoochun announced in a press conference that he will be retiring from the entertainment industry, with all scheduled activities cancelled. He is currently under investigation for taking Philopon, a form of methamphetamine, with former partner Hwang Ha Na.


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