Ock Joo-hyun did not take a further stance on the recent controversy.
On the 21st, a press call for the musical ‘Mata Hari’ was held at the Charlotte Theater. On this day, musical actors Ock Joo-hyun, Solar, Kim Seong-sik, Lee Chang-seop, Yoon So-ho, Choi Min-cheol, Kim Paul, Hong Kyung-soo, Yuk Hyun-wook, Han Ji-yeon, Choi Jin, and Kim Ji-hye participated and demonstrated 12 number highlight scenes.
On this day, Ock Joo-hyun performed the performance with an unchanged and stable appearance. She still had a charming high note, and she took the lead in group poses during photo time.
A question-and-answer session followed, and after the controversy, he showed interest in public appearances and that ‘Elisabeth’ and ‘Mata Hari’ are the same production company, but Ock Joo-Hyun answered questions about ‘Mata Hari’ without taking a stand.
Earlier, Kim Ho-young posted on his Instagram on the 14th, “Asari-pan is a thing of the past. It is now a jade board” along with a picture of the jade board and an image of the concert hall. This sparked controversy among her musical fans as speculation that Kim Ho-young had shot her colleague Ock Joo-hyun.
On the 15th, Ock Joo-hyun rebutted by posting a post on Instagram story saying, “It is not my job to explain speculations and speculations regarding the casting of the musical ‘Elisabeth’.”
EMK, the production company, said, “New actors selected through intensive step-by-step auditions and actors selected through final approval by the original VBW original company, including actors from last season, were cast.”
He added, “I would like to inform you that, due to the nature of the licensed musical, casting of the musical ‘Elisabeth’ is impossible without the final approval of the original company, including the main and supporting actors, and the ensemble actors.”
Meanwhile, the musical ‘Mata Hari’ will be performed at the Charlotte Theater from May 28th to August 15th.