SM Entertainment has been plagued with scandal after scandal this year.
With the recent report from Sohu.com claiming that SNSD members were a main factor for Hankyung wanting to leave Super Junior, SM Entertainment has released an official statement that the report was completely fabricated.
On the 27th, SM Entertainment stated:
"The reports regarding SNSD are completely false. It's extremely disappointing and upsetting that such a report would surface between the members of our own family."
In regards to Hankyung's absence on the December 26th year end MBC Music Core special:
"Hankyung is currently in China, most likely it will be difficult for him to attend year end shows."
Stay tuned for more developments on Hankyung vs. SM Entertainment.