On February 13th, it was revealed that 2PM member Jun.K was caught drunk driving under the influence of alcohol on February 10th around 7 a.m. KST.
The reports have revealed that Jun.K was tested for alcohol and the blood alcohol content level was found to be 0.074 percent, which is enough to have one’s license suspended. He was driving alone at that time.
A source from Gangnam Police Station stated that Jun.K did not resist the police who were checking on potential drunk drivers and his manager came to pick up his car later.
JYP Entertainment released an official statement addressing this matter. Their statement reads as below:
“Hello, this is JYP Entertainment.
“We sincerely apologize about our artist Kim Min Jun (Jun.K)’s drunk driving.
“Kim Min Jun himself is deeply regretful and reflecting. Further, all of his activities will be halted and we will respect the intentions of our overseas partners and companies we have contracts with.
“Our company regularly educates our celebrities on preventing drunk driving and we have an appointed designated driver service that we have been using since 2014.
“Also, the company pays for the costs of using the designated driver service in full.
“Nevertheless, we realize our responsibility in this occurring and we will improve upon and consider more effective preventive measures.
“Once again we deeply apologize.”