MBC officially apologized for the recent ilbe controversy.
The short segment ‘Entertainment Today’ of ‘News Today’ came under fire for using an ilbe image of former President Roh Moo Hyun during their news report about BTS.
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In response to the issue, MBC shared an apology via their official home page. The apology stated,
“We apologize to the viewers for the use of former President Roh Moo Hyun’s silhouette in ‘Entertainment Today’.
We have confirmed that the producers used the image while editing without knowing it was the silhouette of fomer President Roh Moo Hyun. We reveal that there weren’t any intentions behind the process.
We promise to be more cautious to prevent similar incidents from occurring in the future. Once again, we apologize to the viewers.”