Many Okay-pop idols made their debut in 2022. Nonetheless, quite a lot of Okay-pop idols have additionally left their bands for a wide range of causes. Some had been kicked out of their group; others left on their very own accord. Listed here are among the teams that had misplaced members in 2022.
Secret Quantity’s Denise took to Instagram to announce her departure from the group and its company, Vine Leisure. On February 5, Denise launched an announcement each in Korean and English on her Instagram account stating her contract along with her company ended, and she or he could be withdrawing from the group.
Dongyo Leisure, the company of DONGKIZ, made an official announcement on March 18 that DONGKIZ could be rebranded as DKZ and member Wondae, who had been on hiatus due to his damage, could be leaving the group. Following the physician’s recommendation, Wondae in the end determined to go away.
BANDAGE’s Lim Hyeongbin left the group. On April 4, IST Leisure, the company of the group, made an official assertion that the member had concluded his actions with BANDAGE and made his departure from the group on the finish of March this 12 months. After quite a lot of discussions with the opposite three members about their completely different views on their future, he determined to go away.
Apink’s Son Na-eun left the group after eleven years of being in it. Na-eun shared a handwritten letter on Instagram on April 8, 2022, by which she acknowledged her resolution to depart from the group. She was the one member of Apink who didn’t renew her contract with IST Leisure final 12 months. She is at the moment signed below YG Leisure as an actress.
OH MY GIRL
In Might 2022, Jiho, a member of OH MY GIRL, left the group and its company, WM Leisure, after seven years. On Might 9, the company made an announcement that Jiho could be departing from the group as her contract was expiring and she or he determined to not renew her contract with them. Jiho additionally posted a handwritten letter on the group’s fan cafe addressing the matter.
Guk Seung-jun, higher often known as Chiwoo, left his group KINGDOM and its respective company GF Leisure this 12 months. On Might 25, the company launched an official assertion, relating to this matter. In line with the assertion, Chiwoo terminated his contract as a consequence of private circumstances and made his departure from the boy group and the company.
Weeekly’s Shin Ji-yoon left the group in 2022 as a consequence of psychological well being considerations. On June 1, the group’s company, IST Leisure, introduced Ji-yoon had completely departed from the group to give attention to psychological well being. In line with the assertion, she has been coping with nervousness since her debut, and she or he took hiatus twice as a consequence of psychological well being points. One again in August 2021 and one other in March this 12 months.
On June 17, Wake One Leisure introduced a number of adjustments to TO1’s lineup. In line with the assertion of the company, after a protracted speak and in-depth dialogue with the group, members Minsu, Jerome, and Woonggi determined to depart from TO1. Member Chihoon already left the group on April 30. A complete of 4 members left TO1 in 2022.
On July 15, KM Leisure, the company of ICHILLIN’ made an official assertion relating to the departure of member Sohee from the group. They acknowledged that after speaking and discussing with Sohee about her future profession, each the company and she or he mutually agreed to conclude her actions as a member of ICHILLIN’. Sohee additionally posted a handwritten letter following the announcement.
Le Sserafim, a rookie woman group, misplaced a member simply three months after their debut. Quickly after their debut, member Kim Garam was placed on short-term hiatus. On July 20, Supply Music, the group’s company, launched an official assertion saying that the corporate had determined to terminate its unique contract with Kim Garam following her faculty bullying controversy.
On July 28, the company of Fromis_9, PLEDIS Leisure, made an announcement that Fromis_9 could be lively as an eight-member group as member Jang Gyuri’s unique contract along with her former company expired and she or he had not signed a brand new contract with PLEDIS. She is at the moment signed with Simply Leisure as an actress.
South Korean members of the Okay-pop woman group BLACKSWAN, Youngheun, and Judy, parted methods with the group. On July 31, BLACKSWAN’s company, DR Music, made an announcement on Instagram that Judy and Youngheun could be departing from BLACKSWAN as they’d graduated from the group. Each members determined to take completely different paths to satisfy their new desires.
Okay-pop woman group PIXY’s Satbyeol and Ella have departed from the group. On August 27, PIXY’s company, Allart Leisure, made an announcement relating to the matter by way of the group’s fan cafe. Each Ella and Satbyeol determined to go away as a consequence of well being causes. Previous to the announcement, each members had been on hiatus for well being considerations.
A woman group below UMI Leisure, PRECIOUS misplaced three of its 5 members this 12 months. Members Ji Hyo, Lee Soo, and Han Byeol terminated their contracts and departed from the group. Lee Soo had been on hiatus for practically a 12 months. Though Han Byeol’s hiatus had been in impact since 2021, it had solely been made public in March 2022. Because the starting of the 12 months, Ji-Hyo was not taking part in actions.
VICTON’s Heo Chan has withdrawn from the group following his drunk driving controversy. On October 11, IST Leisure, the company of the group made an official announcement that VICTON, could be reorganized as a six-member group as vocalist Heo Chan determined to completely depart from the group to not trigger additional harm to his bandmate as a consequence of his controversy.
The rookie woman group LIGHTSUM misplaced two members in 2022. The company of the group, Dice Leisure, made an announcement on October 25 by means of an official assertion that LIGHTSUM could be reorganized as a six-member group and members Huiyeon and Jian had been formally withdrawing from the group. No clear causes had been cited as to why the ladies left LIGHTSUM.
On October 27, RBW, the company of the boy band ONEUS, launched an official assertion that member RAVN left the group. In line with the assertion, RAVN voluntarily determined to go away the group in concern to cease inflicting hurt to the members as a consequence of his controversy. Again on October 14, a dishonest allegation towards him was made by an nameless individual claiming to be his ex-girlfriend.
In 2022, two of the TREASURE’s members left the group. In Might 2022, YG Leisure introduced Bang Yedam and Takata Mashiho’s hiatus. Later, on November 8, the company disclosed by way of Weverse that each members had determined to terminate their contracts and had formally left TREASURE. In line with YG’s assertion, Mashiho give up due to well being points, and Yedam did so with a view to develop as a producer with distinctive qualities.
A vocalist of PURPLE KISS, Park Ji Eun, departed from the group in November. The company of PURPLE KISS, RBW Leisure, made an announcement by way of the group’s fan cafe that Park Ji Eun had departed from the group as a consequence of her poor well being situation and signs of hysteria. She visited the hospital, the place the professionals suggested her that she wanted adequate relaxation and stability. She thanked her followers in a handwritten letter.
LOONA’s member Chuu had been faraway from the group by its company, Blockberry Artistic. On November 25, the company launched an official assertion on LOONA’s official fan cafe. It was introduced that Chuu had been expelled and withdrawn from the group for allegedly abusing her energy, notably by utilizing abusive language towards the company’s staff.
The final group to lose a member in 2022 was JYP Leisure’s rookie woman group NMIXX. On December 9, the company made an official announcement that Jinni could be leaving each the group and JYP Leisure as a consequence of private circumstances and that her unique contract with the company had been terminated.
Thus far, these are among the teams that misplaced members in 2022. Did we miss somebody? Tell us within the feedback part beneath.