27 Aug – THE9's camp recently revealed that they had asked for the security staff who manhandled group member Yu Yan to be taken out of their security team.
As reported on Tencent, after a video went viral showing Yu Yan flinching from a man who was putting his arms around her body as they were heading towards her next location.
Said her rep, the person had violated Yu's personal freedom and safety by deliberately engaging in physical contact with her despite there being no necessity for him to do so.
"We have requested the show to immediately stop using this staff member and to do a strict investigation on his qualifications. We also urge the show to strengthen the security force to prevent such a thing from happening again," the statement added.
They also stressed their rights to legal action against any harassment towards their artistes.
(Photo Source: Yu Yan Instagram)