JYJ’s Foreign Fans, “Unilateral Cancellation of Broadcast, Disrespect toward Viewers”
Upon the cancellation of group JYJ’s reality show program, [foreign] fans are expressing intense dissatisfaction.
On March 2nd, these fans stated, “QTV’s behavior is unprofessional, irresponsible and unacceptably disrespectful to its viewers”, revealing their deep dissatisfaction at the situation.
The continued, “QTV’s actions represent contempt toward the Korean court and law, which has confirmed JYJ’s rights to engage in entertainment activities.”
Following is the official statement by JYJ’s [foreign] fans regarding QTV’s cancellation:
The international consumers of the Korean Wave and supporters of group JYJ (Kim Jaejoong, Park Yoochun and Kim Junsu) would like to express our profound disappointment at the conduct of cable channel QTV. Yesterday, March 1st, 2011, QTV announced that it had canceled JYJ’s reality show, JYJ’s Real24, after creating significant reliance interests for viewers by advertising through multiple channels that it would air the show within February. QTV’s behavior is unprofessional, irresponsible and unacceptably disrespectful to its viewers and the laws of its own country.
On February 28th, over 86,000 international consumers of the Korean Wave signed and submitted a petition to the Korean Fair Trade Commission and the Seoul Central District Court. The Korean court has ordered that JYJ’s right to engage in entertainment activities without interference be honored. As the Petition noted, entities such as S.M. Entertainment, KMP Holdings, KEPA, and KFPCAI have openly and repeatedly violated the orders of its own court. QTV’s recent cancellation is one more incident to add to the long list of violations and shows that the Republic of Korea must take action against such unashamed disregard for her laws. We the international consumers of the Korean Wave reiterate our unwavering support for JYJ and urge their nation to secure justice for her own citizens or else risk forever marring her cultural products with the stigma of human rights violations.
[TV Daily = Reporter Seong Mikyeong firstname.lastname@example.org/Photograph = Song Seonmi]
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