Canadian YouTuber Greg Doucette uploaded a video on Nov 20 to apologise to Working Man star Kim Jong-kook, saying that “he had made a mistake” for suggesting Kim could be utilizing steroids.
“So I wish to apologise to Kim Jong-kook and his followers in Korea,” mentioned Doucette within the video.
He has additionally since taken down the video he posted in October, accusing Kim of abusing steroids, that began the controversy.
Doucette’s newest video comes two days after entertainer Kim Jong-kook appeared in a YouTube video of his personal, with a media lawyer to speak about defamation.
In Kim’s video, posted Thursday (Nov 18) on his bodybuilding channel, media and telecommunications observe lawyer Park Min-chul joined the singer as he denied the doping rumours.
“I’ve labored as a tv movie star for 27 years and believed that crucial position as a star is to deliver pleasure and happiness to the general public. I even thought that enduring on-line criticism and hate speech was a part of my job, in the event that they have been a type of catharsis for the people who find themselves struggling onerous lives,” mentioned Kim within the video.
“However I believe the current occasion merely crossed the road. And I wish to present and inform individuals what sort of actions they will get after spreading unverified rumours and hate speech,” Kim added.
The video continued with Park’s rationalization of defamation and its authorized penalties.
Although Kim initially mentioned he “loved” the net hearsay and was “proud” that his physique had made individuals suspicious, he later uploaded a video exhibiting himself taking a blood check and consulting a health care provider when the problem gained surprising media consideration.
The Canadian bodybuilder mentioned on Instagram on Nov 12 that Kim was getting extra consideration, extra views on social media and extra followers on YouTube due to the controversy, “and they also’re making an attempt to make use of his profession being in jeopardy in opposition to me when in actual fact I’ve fairly actually helped him to achieve extra recognition”.
In Kim’s video on Thursday, he mentioned this may be the top of the matter.
“I’m considering of giving the Canadian YouTuber an opportunity to apologise as a human and as a person.
“However whether or not he apologises or not, the doping management check outcomes shall be revealed subsequent week and I shall be finished with steroid-related content material. I promise viewers that I’ll return with extra enjoyable and wholesome content material,” he mentioned. – Businesses