Lee Hyori’s agency Mnet Media reveals that even though their contract with Lee Hyori has ended, they will take full responsibility to the singer’s recent album plagiarism case.
Mnet released their official stand on the plagiarism case regarding composer Bahnus off Lee Hyori’s recent 4th album ‘H-Logic’ on the 21st. Mnet said, “The composer in question Bahnus has told us that the 7 songs off the album are his songs, and they were leaked out due to a guide recording 4~5 years ago. We were also told that he has been given the signed documents from the foreign singers who have claimed that the songs are plagiarised.”
Mnet also added, “But in order to confirm what we were told, we tried to personally looked up 6 of the officials of the foreign singers affect. We managed to contact 3 of them and they had replied that they think they have not given any rights of the song to Bahnus, and we also promised them we will take the moral responsibility regarding the case.”
Currently, Mnet is in negotiations with 2 of the parties through their lawyers regarding the rights to the songs. Mnet, “As compared to anything, our priority is our artiste Lee Hyori’s name which is in question due to this case.”
Mnet ended off with, “We are really sorry towards the fans who have continued to show support for Lee Hyori. We will work to reveal and disclose all the information we have gathered regarding the case. Even though our contract with Lee Hyori has ended, we will take full responsibility until the case is closed fully.”