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T-ARA's Hyomin Denied the Rumors About Chinese Sponsor and Expensive Gifts

By Mirachelle Joya | August 12, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

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T-ARA's Hyomin opened up about the rumor of receiving $7.5 million USD contract and supercars from Wang Sicong. Wang Sicong is a Chinese heir and multibillionaire. T-ARA's Hyomin denied this rumor and jokingly said she wished this was true.

Hyomin said, "Recently, there was a rumor that we received 9 billion won (~$7.5 million USD) from a Chinese company and Wang Sicong. It also claimed each of the members got a supercar from him.We first briefly wondered why this rumor came to be but then... wished it could be true."

She wanted to dig deeper within this rumor to find out if this really happened in the industry. She found out that this is just a groundless rumor.

"We wondering if this could be true so we started searching into the rumors to see if this happened to someone else before. But he told us that it's not true at all", explained Hyomin.

Hyomin clarified that T-ARA members went to visit the entertainment company of Wang Sicong. They talked about the possible partnership but she said the contract and the received gifts did not happen.

"Wang Sicong didn't have an entertainment company before but he wanted to manage us so he set up a company. So it's true that we went to visit his company but the contract fee and other gifts aren't true" ,said Hyomin.

T-ARA's Hyomin also denied the rumor that she have a rich boyfriend who bought her a Lamborghini. Hyomin was driving a yellow Lambo for several months. She said that it was not from a rich boyfriend and only for a promotional endorsement.

Hyomin said,"I used to publically drive around a yellow supercar. But in truth, a friend of my cousin is the same age as me, and he worked for that company. They were looking for celebrities to help promote the car since they were venturing into the Korean market.

I signed a specific contract to drive it around for 6 months. But rumors claimed that I got it from a boyfriend."

She was driving the car for 8 months only because the contract was over. She is now using her own car and everything is back to normal.

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