Korea's heartthrob kwon Sang-woo
dropped his $1.9-million lawsuit against his former agency. Kwon and his ex-agency Best Flow (formerly Yuri International) have been locked in an eight-month legal battle over the allegation of Best Flow pocketing Kwon's share of profit worth 1.9 million dollars. Best Flow had also sued Kwon for defamation and embezzlement, but this suit has been withdrawn as well. The two ...More
By Bae Ji-sook
Actor kwon Sang-woo
said in a lawsuit filed to a local court Monday that he was blackmailed by a mobster, changing his court testimony made seven months ago.
He sued Yuri International, his former agency, for not paying him his proper salary and asked the company to compensate him 1.8 billion won. He said his former agent ignored his being threatened by Kim Tae-chon, former boss of the Kwangju-based Seobangpa crime family. Kwon also said he asked the company several times to change his agent, but it refused to do so.
Kwon gained stardom for his role in SBS hit drama " Stairway to Heaven
" in 2004. He is one of the highest paid actors in the Korean...More