Rain files $300k lawsuit against Sports Seoul
Singer Rain has filed a $300,000 USD lawsuit against a media agency that released reports on his gambling controversy.
Rain’s law firm, Hwa Woo, revealed on November 19th that a lawsuit was filed against Sports Seoul for falsely reporting on http://asianuniverse.net/forums/Rain_embroiled_in_a_lawsuit_for_gambling_debt_t250352.html, as well as on suspicions of draft dodging. According to his legal representative, they’re seeking $200,000 USD was from Sports Seoul and $100,000 USD from six Sports Seoul journalists, wrapping up to a total of $300,000 USD in compensation for damages.
Rain stated, “Sports Seoul reported on Kim’s one-sided claims without checking for the truth. Their report has been damaging to my reputation.”
Last month, Sports Seoul released a report alleging that Rain was an avid gambler and in substantial debt to a colleague. Further reports from the media outlet also asserted that the international star was embroiled in http://asianuniverse.net/forums/Rains_gambling_controversy_worsens_Rain_will_hold_final_co_t253379.html.
After hearing of Rain’s lawsuit, Sports Seoul refuted on the 20th, “Rain facing a lawsuit in America is a fact. We prepared for over a month in order to write up the reports and met with three witnesses that testified to Rain’s gambling.”
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