JJ Lin sues netizen over drug, rape & tax evasion allegations

JJ Lin has filed a defamation swimsuit in opposition to a person who put up a submit on social media final 12 months alleging that the singer, together with fellow superstar Wilber Pan, used medicine and enticed others to make use of them as effectively. 

The poster, Xie Minghao, additionally revealed allegations of rape and tax evasion in opposition to the 2 singers.

On Friday (Feb 18), Shanghai Jiuze Legislation Agency, which relies in China, posted on social media web site Weibo that it had began authorized proceedings on behalf of the singer’s firm, JFJ Productions.

Picture: Weibo screengrab

The legislation agency stated that Xie Minghao is “suspected of infringing on the popularity and rights” of Lin, 40, due to the falsehoods the netizen had posted once more him.

However because it stands, Xie is already in the midst of authorized proceedings attributable to “different crimes,” and the singer’s defamation swimsuit in opposition to him has been suspended in the meanwhile.

Shanghai Jiuze Legislation Agency added in its submit that “our on-line world isn’t an extrajudicial place,” and warning the general public that they can’t simply submit falsehoods and never be penalized for doing so.

Xie, who claimed that he’s additionally within the leisure business, made his allegations in opposition to Lin and Pan in a Weibo submit in August of final 12 months.

In response to mothership, nonetheless, netizens have stated they’ve by no means heard of Xie.

The netizen stated he had “concrete proof” to again up his allegations and known as for authorities to usher in Lin and Pan for drug testing, including he would assume obligation if he’s confirmed unsuitable, mothership added.

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Nevertheless, in the identical month, Shanghai Jiuze Legislation Agency issued an announcement taking to process 28 on-line accounts, which included Xie’s, which the agency claimed “maliciously revealed/unfold false statements in opposition to Mr JJ Lin.”

In December, Lin’s firm, JFJ Productions, posted a public assertion on its Instagram account, refuting “unfaithful and baseless insinuations” in opposition to the singer.

The corporate known as on influential social media account holders and media shops to cease making unfaithful and baseless insinuations.

Lin and JFJ Productions don’t normally reply to perpetrators intentionally creating and spreading rumours, as they don’t wish to eat public sources over a number of troublemakers. /TISG

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