JYP Entertainment is denying rumors that former 2PM leader Park Jaebeom has filmed a music video as a step toward becoming a solo artist.
Some Internet news providers reported that Park secretly made a music video in the United States and has been offered a part in a movie.
"The rumors are groundless," a representative of the agency said. "No executives from JYP have heard anything involving Jaebeom's casting in a movie. Nor did he film a music video."
He said nothing has been decided in regards to a possible comeback of Park, who quit the group and flew to the United States in September after critical comments he made about Korea on social networking site MySpace between 2005 and 2007 were made public.
The news of his possible return is drawing keen attention from fans and netizens. Since his departure, Park Jin-Young, head of the agency, has asked his fans to respect the singer's decisions.
"Nothing has been decided about Jaebeom's comeback. As Park Jin-young has said, our basic stance is that he will come back as a member of 2PM," the representative said. "How and when will be decided according to Jaebeom's decision."
He also denied reports that JYP Entertainment will make "an important announcement" about the artist on Jan. 24.
Source: The Korea Times