VIXX‘s Ravi has release a press release, personally apologizing for his allegedly sexual lyrics about Red Velvet.
In his assertion, he claimed duty, talked about that he personally contacted SM Entertainment to relay his apology, and revealed he can be taking down the track from music streaming platforms.
Hello, that is Ravi.
I want to discuss concerning the controversy associated to a track from my new album ‘ROSES’.
First, I wish to sincerely apologize to the members of Red Velvet who have been talked about within the lyrics and to the workers from SM Entertainment. Also, I’m sorry to all of my followers who’ve been watching over me.
I ought to have apologized earlier, however I’m sorry that my apology is coming late.
I believed loads about how I ought to take duty for this, and right this moment, I personally known as SM Entertainment to apologize to the Red Velvet members and the corporate. Of course, I really feel accountable and sorry for creating this example within the first place.
I’m reflecting on my complacency relating to this example, not solely as Ravi but additionally because the individual accountable for GROOVL1N.
Shamefully, whereas engaged on this track, I didn’t notice that many individuals would discover the lyrics uncomfortable.
This track was meant to precise a candy and vibrant power, however I since a selected group was talked about, it’s my duty to consider how the artist and their followers will really feel as I write my lyrics.
After consulting with the distributor, we have now determined to take down the track from music streaming websites. It might take a while, however we’ll take motion on it as quickly as potential.
Also, I’ll proceed to think twice, over and over, sooner or later.
Once once more, I want to apologize to the entire individuals who have been upset by this incident, and I’ll proceed to work to attempt to present you an excellent aspect of myself, with out disappointing you.
Earlier, Ravi made his solo comeback along with his album ROSES and the b-side “Red Velvet (feat. JAMIE).” Many Red Velvet fans noticed that the lyrics introduced Red Velvet and their members in a sexual approach, and demanded a proof from him.