Eunjung removed from advertisements + leaves message via her official fan cafe12:09 pm - 08/01/2012
T-ara‘s Eunjung broke her silence for the first time since the Hwayoung controversy began.
On July 30th, the singer took to her fan café and wrote, “Thank you so much.. and I’m sorry.”
Her few words seem directed towards her fans, to whom she is apologetic that the controversy caused disappointment and shock, however, also grateful that a lot of them are still standing by her side.
In related news, T-ara’s agency Core Contents Media has recently terminated Hwayoung’s contract. You can follow the story here.
Eunjung removed from homepage of the National Police Agency
T-ara‘s Eunjung has been removed from the main homepage of the National Police Agency, where she was serving as an ambassador for the police department.
A representative for the NPA posted an official announcement on its website. “Firstly, thank you for the attention to the NPA homepage. We have discussed the issue with the homepage designer and will be taking down the problematic background photo within today,” the announcement read. “We are paying attention to the complaints and we ask for your patience. Thank you.”
A few hours later, the photo of a saluting Eunjung had indeed been taken down, replaced with another background of another woman in uniform, who has been confirmed to be Krystal of f(x) by new reports.
Daewoo Securities removes Eunjung's image from advertisements
With the furor surrounding T-ara, Core Contents Media, and Hwayoung escalating by the second, the advertisement industry has begun to respond to the controversy.
T-ara’s Eunjung, who’s the solo model for Daewoo Securities, will unfortunately be dropped from the company’s promotions.
A represenative of Daewoo Securities stated through a recent phone call with MyDaily, “We have decided to discontinue all promotional images of Eunjung, whose contract was supposed to expire at the end of September. The decision was made due to Eunjung being swept up in the recent controversy.”
The rep continued, “Eunjung’s CF contract already ended back in June. We have decided to drop all advertisements related to Eunjung like the images included in promotional materials, which were scheduled until the end of September.”