JYJ filed a 100 million damage suit against a media outlet, referred to as “D” media outlet, on August 1 at the Seoul Central District Court.
The issue on hand revolves around the release of several audio tapes a few months before in March, which allegedly showed some of the JYJ members angrily yelling and cursing at a number of sasaeng fans who had been stalking the JYJ members.
The legal representatives for JYJ pointed out that the fact the audio files were illegally recorded and released without the consent of the party involved made it clear grounds for libel and was an invasion of privacy.
The legal representative added JYJ initially filed a suit against the “D” media outlet in March, however after much internal discussion, it was decided that a civil suit would be more suited leading to the cancellation of the initial suit.
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