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wewjiho(.)tumblr(.)com/post/39618791642/the-7-member-group-block-b-requested-the-court-to - Do you think this news is true? ugh it's breaking my heart right now |:
angrykpopfan angrykpopfan Said:

Mother of god, these guys can’t get a break. 

Asides from the link above, here are other Tumblr posts that have translated the original article:

There is also Allkpop’s account

People seem to be most upset about the possibility of Block B breaking up, which I don’t believe is likely. Based on what we know so far, it seems too much of a leap in logic. This thing could simply conclude with Stardom making reparations and amending their contract; and finding that Lee guy and charging him for corporate theft or whatever the legal concept is called. I’m also glad that if this incident has indeed been accurately reported, that Block B took matters into their own hands; and though it took a while for this to actually surface (who knew this was happening this entire time), it shows assertiveness and independence on their part. Who knows the number of idols in their exact same position unable to take action for themselves. 

I think we better wait for further developments before we start freaking out, like Stardom hasn’t even released a statement. At the very least, I think we should wait for Cho PD’s take on the issue. Being the original CEO of the agency, he’s a key player and has considerable power over what is to happen. 

Let’s all just listen to “Nillili Mambo" right now okay. 

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