The teen idol’s driver’s license was revoked and fans are expressing disapproval of his behaviour; Youngmin’s name is trending worldwide.
On 4 June, Brand New Music Entertainment announced the postponement of a long-awaited comeback by AB6IX K-Pop boy band with the new album “Vivid”, set to be released on 8 June. According to the agency’s statement, preparations for the group’s return to the stage were put on hold because the leader of the band, Lim Young-min, was caught by police drunk driving on 31 May; his driver license was revoked.
The agency also added that Youngmin will halt all activities as a member of AB6IX and the band will continue promotions as four members, and that a scheduled comeback will be postponed until 29 June.
Entertainment shared that Youngmin is reflecting on his actions and will willingly participate in any further investigations if necessary.
Fans, who had already been preparing for the comeback for 4 days and were teased with teasers are shocked, but don’t approve of the idol’s behaviour; his name has been trending worldwide amid the scandal.