VICTON’s Heo Chan will likely be halting all actions after personally apologizing for drunk driving.
On September 22, VICTON’s company IST Leisure formally introduced that Heo Chan was at present beneath investigation by the police for having pushed inebriated on the morning of September 20.
The company additionally introduced that in consequence, Heo Chan can be halting all group and particular person actions—and that VICTON can be finishing up their scheduled actions, together with their upcoming fan live performance, with solely 5 members.
On the identical time, Heo Chan shared a handwritten letter wherein he personally apologized for the incident.
IST Leisure’s full assertion is as follows:
Hey. That is IST Leisure.
We want to be the primary to inform the followers who look after VICTON a few shameful incident that occurred just lately. First, we want to bow our heads and apologize for having to tell you of this unsavory information.
On the morning of September 20, whereas returning house after a gathering together with his acquaintances, our artist Heo Chan was caught driving inebriated by the police.
Heo Chan is at present cooperating with police investigations. It seems that as soon as the investigations are over, he’ll face disciplinary measures similar to having his driver’s license revoked, and he plans to diligently cooperate with police investigations till a remaining choice is made.
At current, Heo Chan is deeply repenting and reflecting on the truth that he dedicated a wrongdoing that he ought to by no means have dedicated. Moreover, he’s at present unable to subdue how apologetic he feels in direction of his followers and for inflicting hassle for the many individuals with whom he works.
Beginning at this time, Heo Chan plans to halt all group and particular person actions.
Our company additionally apologizes deeply for giving the followers trigger for concern by this sudden information.
We are going to look again once more and look at exactly how such a wrongdoing arose, and we are going to do our utmost to make sure that we are going to by no means disappoint the followers once more with an analogous incident.
Because of Heo Chan’s halting all actions, VICTON will perform their “2022 VICTON FAN CONCERT [CHRONICLE]” and their different future scheduled actions as a five-member group with out Heo Chan (Kang Seungsik, Im Sejun, Do Hanse, Choi Byungchan, Jung Subin).
As soon as once more, we apologize to the followers for this shameful incident. Thanks.
In the meantime, Heo Chan’s full apology is as follows:
Hey. That is Heo Chan.
First, I bow my head and sincerely apologize for having to convey this shameful information forward of many scheduled actions.
As soon as once more, I apologize for inflicting social controversy as a consequence of my wrongful habits on September 20.
As a public determine who ought to set a constructive instance for most people and my followers, I ought to have felt even larger accountability for my actions, however as a substitute, I wound up inflicting nice disappointment by a single second wherein I made the incorrect alternative.
I’m sincerely reflecting on my wrongdoing, and I’m spending every day immersed in remorse and self-blame.
Above all else, I ended up trying again on myself and my shortcomings as soon as once more whereas pondering of our followers who’ve spent the previous six years believing in me and cheering me on, in addition to my fellow [VICTON] members, the folks at our company, our many employees members, and the numerous different individuals who should have been harm by my actions.
In comparison with the harm and disappointment that each one of it’s essential to have felt due to this incident, I’ll repent many instances extra deeply and really feel this [penitence] all the way in which right down to my bones. I’ll engrave the entire criticism and rebuke I obtain for my irreversible actions in my coronary heart, and I’ll replicate deeply on myself in order that I can reside my life whereas turning into somebody of whom I’m not ashamed.
As soon as once more, I bow my head and sincerely apologize for inflicting this controversy.
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