On October 18, IU's agency Cocoa M issued a statement regarding legal action it is taking against malicious comments and rumors.
Read the statement below:
Hello. This is IU's agency Kakao M.
Our company has determined that there is a serious level of libel, sexual harassment, and personal attacks occurring through thoughtless malicious comments and the spread of false rumors about our artist IU, and therefore we are taking legal action.
We inform you that we have collated related materials through continued monitoring and collection of material submitted by fans, and on October 14 we filed a first criminal complaint to the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office through a legal representative. In addition, we are preparing to file an additional criminal complaint.
In the future as well, we will be taking strong action without negotiation or lenience regarding malicious libel and we will continue to try to eradicate thoughtless malicious comments.  Thank you.
– 아이유 (IU) 공식 트위터 (@_IUofficial) October 18, 2019
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