Both Kang Daniel (강다니엘) and Kim Dong- Bin were accused for cheating and influencing his fans to vote for their preferred concept songs on SNS platform.
Kang Daniel directly expressed his will of having ‘song #4: Never’ by changing the number ‘cat emoticons’ on his profile message. (for details please visit this link: http://www.nowkpop.com/2017/05/09/kang-danielrank-5-apologizes-for-his-actions/)
While Kim Dong-Bin(김동빈) had expressed him in an indirect way through his fan club, the Shining star. He was willing to take ‘song #4: Never’ just like Kang Daniel.
Mnet after all these controversy have announced their official statement:
“We place a priority on making Produce 101 season 2 a fair competition among the trainees. Recently, is has seen confirmed that some trainees are influencing the national producers online through SNS for the concept evaluations. The trainees that we have confirmed did this will be penalized by not being able to perform the songs that they tried to promote themselves to be in.”