JYP’s controversy of power abuse in 2013
JYP hired subcontractors to produce and sell character goods. JYP expected them to sell well so they asked the subcontractors to produce a lot. About 5000 goods were produced. However, the amount that was actually sold was only around 140. JYP then said they’ll only pay for the 140 goods (about $4,600), making the subcontractors pay for the production fee (about $100,000) and the rest of the unsold goods. The little money that JYP offered wasn’t even paid properly. The subcontractors tried to sell the unsold goods at a clearance price, but JYP banned them for copyright issues. When it became controversial, JYP clarified that they weren’t aware of the loss of the subcontractors because they consigned the business to a management company. The management company turned out to be owned by Park Jin Young’s in-laws.
Pann: JYP’s power abuse on subcontractors that was buried
1. [+163, -11] This was the fault of JYP’s worker. The worker was fired and JYP compensated the subcontractors.
2. [+122, -11] Seeing this, I’m realizing how dirty YG is. Prostitution, sexual services, drugs, overseas gambling, embezzlement, tax evasion… I can’t even remember all.
3. [+117, -6] I wondered why it was a picture of Nichkhun, not Twice. So I looked up and it was in 2013. That was when JYP was flopping, so people didn’t care whether it was good news or bad news. If this broke out today, they would’ve gotten a lot of hate.
4. [+53, -4] I searched up and it really was a JYP worker’s fault, so they gave compensations. It was also in 2013. OP, are you a fan of the drug store?
5. [+33, -1] JYP compensated and took care of it. Why bring this up?
6. [+33, -4] I smell some content manipulator ㅋㅋㅋㅋ Once JYP realized it was their worker’s fault, they fired the worker and compensated right away.
7. [+28, -1] I smell a content manipulator~
8. [+26, -11] Yet they emphasize characters, tsk tsk.
9. [+25, -0] What is this content manipulator I’m seeing?
10. [+21, -1] You know JYP’s work style. They consign a lot of things to their workers and invest all their money into adventures. I still don’t understand. If they took care of Wonder Girls and 2PM with domestic promotions, they would’ve had solid fandoms and done well. They never came back from the US. I really thought JYP was gonna flop after Wonder Girls and 2PM died. I didn’t expect them to revive with Twice. They seem to be doing a good job now.