▲【Seoul=Newsis】Reporter Joo-seong Park = Sisters Lee Da-young of Hyundai E&C (left) and Lee Jae-young of Heungkuk Life Insurance took a commemorative photo with the championship trophy at the Dodram 2019-2020 V-League Women’s Media Day held at the Cheongdam Rivera Hotel in Seoul on the afternoon of the 17th. are doing 2019.10.17. [email protected]
When it was announced that the twin sisters Lee Jae-young and Da-young Lee, who had been suspended indefinitely due to the controversy over ‘school violence’, were returning, fans even took part in protests.
On the 28th, the fan coalition opposing the return of the twin sisters ‘opposition to the return of the perpetrators of female volleyball bullying’ held a truck demonstration in Jongno-gu, Seoul, where the Heungkuk Life Insurance headquarters is located, and Sangam-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, where the Korea Volleyball Federation (KOVO) is located.
On the truck’s billboard, phrases such as “Comeback of the bullying perpetrator who opposes everything except Heungkuk Life Insurance” “Heungkuk Life Insurance who is seeking a comeback after only 4 months of the school violence controversy” “Heungkuk Life Insurance, who directly arranged for the bullying perpetrator to find employment abroad, are the same perpetrators. was floated
The Volleyball Fan Association said, “After the controversy broke out, Jae-young Lee and Da-young Lee deleted the apology and sued the victims. We are holding a truck protest to convey our will.”
Previously, Yeo-il Kim, head of Heungkuk Life Insurance, announced at the KOVO board meeting on the 22nd that they plan to register Jae-young Lee and Da-young as players in line with the registration deadline on the 30th. Players Lee Jae-young and Da-young can participate in the next season’s V-League after registering as players.
Heungkuk Life Insurance is said to have also planned to release a statement. It is known that the statement was intended to emphasize again that the registration of players does not mean that the two players will return to the court, along with an apology for the repeated controversies, but that it is to exercise the right to withhold the players.
However, as negative public opinion grew, the announcement of the statement was canceled.