According to Korean media, a female stalker was arrested after she trespassed BTS member V’s residence. The woman caught the singer off-guard while presenting him with their marriage certificate. She has been arrested by authorities.
Soompi reported the woman followed V into his residence’s elevator, wanting to speak with them, before she presented him with their fake marriage certificate.
The female stalker has a history of stalking V, media reports say this is not the first time she approached the singer.
BTS’s agency BigHit Entertainment addressed the situation with a statement saying they do not tolerate the personal lives of their artists being breached in this manner.
“We are responding with a no-tolerance policy to stalking crimes that disturb our artist’s personal life and threaten their safety.”
V assured his fans he was alright by sharing a selfie on Weverse and captioning it “he he I’m okay don’t worry.”
Previously, BigHit Entertainment announced in a statement on Weverse they were going to take legal action against fans who repeatedly trespassed the personal boundaries of the boyband members by sending packages directly to their homes. They noted legal proceedings were underway against perpetuators which related to sexual harassment, spreading misinformation and defamation.
“Hello. This is BigHit Music. Our company regularly initiates legal proceedings against perpetrators of malicious activities related to BTS, including defamation, personal attacks, sexual harassment, the spread of groundless information, and ill-intentioned criticism. We would like to provide an update on these important activities. During this quarter, we filed multiple criminal complaints with law enforcement agencies based on evidence related to acts infringing on the rights of the artists, including defamation, submitted by our fans as well as collected through our own monitoring.”
The statement revealed several of the packages sent to the boyband member’s residences caused harm to their families, who have now filed criminal complaints against them on grounds of stalking.