SHineemember Onew has been investigated for sexual harassment.
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According to reports, Onew has been accused of inappropriately grabbing a woman at a popular night club in Gangnam on August 12. The woman A, who’s said to be in her twenties, was dancing on stage when she felt a hand touch her private area. She stated she ignored the first incident, but when it happened again, she asked another club-goer if he saw what happened.
The witness then claimed he saw the SHINee member touching her, and they decided to file a police report.At 7:20AM the same day, police arrived on scene, and Onew is reported to have been interviewed by police for 5 hours along with A and the witness. Onew reportedly told police that he was too drunk to remember details of the night.
SM Entertainment has stated Onew was drunk and unintentionally made physical contact with the woman in question and further stated the charges have now been dropped.
The agency’s officialstatement follows below: (Stay tuned for the update.)