Controversy is expected after it was revealed that Mr. A, a married major star in his 40s, accompanied by women who worked at a Korean entertainment establishment in Japan while playing golf.
According to SBS Entertainment News, superstar A enjoyed a round of golf with two women in their 30s and 40s at a high-end golf resort located in Chiba Prefecture, Japan with Mr. B, the head of a domestic entertainment agency, in the morning the 31st of last month.
It is known that these women have been working in a Korean entertainment establishment in Akasaka, central Tokyo, Japan. It is illegal for Korean women without permanent residence in Japan to work in entertainment establishments.
On the day the four played golf, two days after the Itaewon stampede in Seoul, major broadcasting companies canceled or replaced entertainment programs with other programs to participate in the national mourning period, and many singers postponed or canceled scheduled performances .
It is known that Mr B, the CEO of an entertainment agency, paid the golf and dinner expenses of the four people, including alcohol, with a corporate card on this day.
Mr. B, the CEO of an entertainment agency, explained, “It was a meeting with Mr. A for business purposes to discuss the casting of a joint drama between Korea and Japan, and since it was an appointment a month ago, we couldn’t cancel it suddenly.”
Regarding this, the main star A said, “I had no idea it was a woman who worked in an entertainment establishment. Mr B said he knew someone, so the first thing I saw before playing golf that day that was” and “Generally, Don’t we have a round of golf and have a meal together.
Mr B, the CEO of an entertainment agency, also explained, “I had a female acquaintance who was supposed to come out, but she said she was sick, so I hurriedly introduced women who could play golf the day before and was fluent in Japanese. “I came to think about it late, but it happened because the language was not good and the environment was unfamiliar to me.”