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Star Empire announces ZE:A"s Lee Hoo (Junyoung) will temporarily cease promotions and SNS

Star Empire announces ZE:A"s Lee Hoo (Junyoung) will temporarily cease promotions and SNS

Despite assurances from ZE:A”s Lee Hoo (Junyoung), Star Empire Entertainment has stated that he”ll be temporarily ceasing promotions with the group as well as communications with fans through SNS.

In an official statement posted to ZE:A”s fan cafe on October 21, Star Empire started out by apologizing for the issues that have arisen recently concerning Lee Hoo, ZE:A, and Star Empire head Shin Joo Hak. The statement then went on to explain the misunderstandings and rumors associated with the apparent conflicts....

Korean literature in English: "Everlasting Empire"

Korean literature in English: "Everlasting Empire"

Yi In-hwa”s full-length novel “Everlasting Empire” revolves around a suspicious murder that occurred at the royal palace at dawn on January 19, 1800, during late Joseon times.

Yi In-hwa”s 1993 novel “Everlasting Empire” is now published in English for a wider audience.

In the process of cracking the murder case, the narrative exposes the conflict between two factions of the royal court.

The story is set in 18th century Joseon under the reign of its 22nd monarch, King Jeongjo (r. 1776-1800). The king attempts to strengthen royal authority but comes into conflict with opposition forces. Despite this unceasing opposition, the king pursues absolute royal power. ...

ZE:A Taehun Defends Decision To Participate In MMA Program 'Crying Fist 4' Despite Injury And Group's Troubles With Their Label Star Empire

ZE:A Taehun Defends Decision To Participate In MMA Program 'Crying Fist 4' Despite Injury And Group's Troubles With Their Label Star Empire

(Photo : XTN ) Taeheon appeared happy to participate in his MMA match.

On September 23, ZE:A”s Taehun appeared on the recent episode of the MMA (mixed martial arts) fighting program “Crying Fist 4.” His appearance on the program was part of an audition round for “Crying Fist,” making him the first K-Pop idol to attempt MMA.

Taehun appeared hopeful on during the start of the September 23 episode. His appearance on “Crying Fist 4” is of interest, due to the fact that he sustained an injury to his nose during the September 12 taping, that later required surgery....

ZE:A"s Kwanghee speaks up in defense of Lee Hoo to say there was no money exchanged during the dispute with Star Empire CEO

ZE:A"s Kwanghee speaks up in defense of Lee Hoo to say there was no money exchanged during the dispute with Star Empire CEO

Kwanghee cleared up rumors pertaining to the situation with ZE:A, especially regarding the ones that speculated that leader Lee Hoo (Junyoung) had decided not to reveal the “explosive secrets” after receiving money during his meeting with Star Empire CEO Shin Joo Hak.

Kwanghee opened up about the sensitive situation on his Instagram on the 24th, writing, “Hello, it”s ZE:A”s Kwanghee. After a long talk late at night on Sunday, the conversation between all of our ZE:A members and agency ended on a positive direction. All of the members participated and my heart felt as ease because we were able to solve the issue amicably. However, my heart is not at peace right now due to the misunderstandings that have risen concerning leader Junyoung. There are rumors that Junyoung received money to quickly resolve the matter. It is totally false. All of our members were present at the meeting and Junyoung did not receive any money. Junyoung, our members, and agency, who all work hard on ZE:A”s behalf, will work to greet you with good news. We apologize for causing worry and concern to many.” ...

Star Empire Releases Official Statement and Junyoung Updates Twitter, Agreement Reached

Star Empire Releases Official Statement and Junyoung Updates Twitter, Agreement Reached

Star Empire has released their official statement regarding the latest controversy with ZE:A‘s leader Junyoung‘s series of tweets criticizing the company’s CEO Shin Joo Hak.

The following is the official statement released by Star Empire, sent out at 8:25am on September 22:

“Hello, this is Star Empire. Firstly, we apologize for causing the ZE:A fans to worry.

Late last night, Moon Junyoung and CEO Shin Joo Hak met, shared their honest feelings, and made up. Talking to the heart’s content the entire night with Junyoung, we were able to successfully arrive at an understanding. ...

Star Empire releases statement on how the situation with ZE:A was solved

Star Empire releases statement on how the situation with ZE:A was solved

Star Empire has commented on how they dealt with ZE:A“s situation.

Although we have had Lee Hoo“s multiple tweets, TV Report got a comment from a Star Empire employee, who said, “After midnight, [Lee Hoo] and CEO Shin Joo Hak met to start talking. They talked openly about everyhting, including their misunderstandings and friction. Through this chance, they were able to actually have a good talk. They will be able to have an easy relationship.”  ...

ZE:A Leader Moon Junyoung Reveals Changes to Star Empire Contract, Urges Agencies to Treat K-Pop Idols Better

ZE:A Leader Moon Junyoung Reveals Changes to Star Empire Contract, Urges Agencies to Treat K-Pop Idols Better

Following a series of tweets detailing his struggles and mistreatment as an idol by Star Empire CEO Shin Joo Hak, ZE:A leader Moon Junyoung (Lee Ho) shed some light as to what went down during discussions with the agency.

It seems like Star Empire, ZE:A’s agency, will now be going through some big changes, starting with the management of the agency and specific contractual terms. Junyoung also urges agencies to resolve any issues with their artists internally, calling for better treatment of idols in the industry. ...

ZE:A"s leader Lee Hoo announces big changes to Star Empire and their contract

ZE:A"s leader Lee Hoo announces big changes to Star Empire and their contract

ZE:A“s leader Lee Hoo (Junyoung) posted an explosive series of tweets earlier today detailing the abuses he and his group faced under the management of Star Empire, which ended with him going into discussions with the agency”s president.

After several hours of anxious waiting on the part of his fans, Lee Hoo returned to post the results of his meeting.

“I finished speaking with President Shin Joo Hak,” he posted. “It has been decided that Star Empire will be operated by me, by us, as a ZE:A company. I promised all of you that ZE:A”s Day will be coming, I said I will either knock it down or absorb it … now is the time for you to protect us.. But the truth is…” ...

ZE:A’s Leader Junyoung Continues to Voice Out Grievances on Contract, Industry, and Star Empire’s CEO

ZE:A’s Leader Junyoung Continues to Voice Out Grievances on Contract, Industry, and Star Empire’s CEO

ZE:A‘s leader, Moon Junyoung (also known as Lee Hoo), is not holding back on voicing out his frustration on the CEO of their agency, Star Empire‘s President Shin Joo Hak.

After shocking everyone through Twitter in the morning of September 21 by leaving warning messages to their CEO, ZE:A’s leader Moon Junyoung (Lee Hoo) continued to air his grievances through his official Twitter account around 9:30 p.m. (KST). ...

ZE:A’s Leader Junyoung Leaves Warning Message for His CEO, Star Empire to Issue Official Statement after Review

ZE:A’s Leader Junyoung Leaves Warning Message for His CEO, Star Empire to Issue Official Statement after Review

Boy group ZE:A‘s leader Moon Junyoung (also known as Lee Hoo) has posted a series of shocking tweets regarding his experiences with his CEO Shin Joo Hak, cricitizing the CEO for unfair treatment. He even revealed that he has considered suicide, shocking many fans.

In his series of Tweets, he listed the struggles he went through because of Shin Joo Hak. He also added that he will be revealing the truths about his CEO starting tomorrow. ...