SPIRE Entertainment has addressed reviews that they lower off the OMEGA X members’ entry to their official fancafe.
On December 2, Korean information outlet Sports Kyunghyang reported that SPIRE Entertainment had prevented OMEGA X from accessing their very own fancafe by altering the entire members’ particular person passwords with out warning.
According to Sports Kyunghyang, the accounts that the OMEGA X members use for his or her fancafe are additionally their private accounts that they use in on a regular basis life—which means that ever for the reason that company modified their passwords, they’ve been unable to entry their very own accounts.
While a number of of the members had been in a position to regain entry to their accounts after the unilateral password change, not all of them have been in a position to take action.
Later that day, SPIRE Entertainment responded to the report by stating, “Due to a change in the staff member in charge of fan marketing, we are in the midst of changing the passwords for the official fancafe.”
“After the transition is complete, [the OMEGA X members’] access will be restored, and we will immediately make it possible for them to resume communicating [with their fans],” stated the company.
SPIRE Entertainment, which has the entire OMEGA X members’ private account data, claimed that the password change was a brief measure for safety functions.
“We did not intentionally cut off communication between [the members] and their fans; it was a measure we took to prevent the leak of their personal information during the process of changing the staff member in charge of fan marketing,” they stated. “At present, each member has been issued a new password, and they are now able to access the fancafe.”
OMEGA X is presently within the midst of a authorized dispute with SPIRE Entertainment, whose former CEO lately got here beneath hearth for reportedly hitting the members in public. Following the controversy over her alleged bodily and verbal abuse of the group, the CEO finally stepped down from her place on the company. However, as more allegations in regards to the company’s mistreatment of the idols continued to floor, OMEGA X in the end held a press conference to announce that that they had filed a lawsuit to terminate their contract with SPIRE Entertainment and would even be submitting legal costs in opposition to the company’s chairman.
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