Following the exclusive report released by Dispatch, B.I has announced his departure from his group iKON.

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Dispatch released a report accusing B.I of purchasing drugs and using them as well as dodging police charges. The former iKON leader took to Instagram to clarify what happened and apologize.

Here is the full translated statement:

“Hello, this is Kim Han Bin.

First of all, I would like to apologize for the inconvenience I caused to the public by my inappropriate actions.

It is true that I once wanted to rely on things when I was deeply struggling that I should not even had an interest in. But even then, I was also scared and terrified and ended up not taking part in it.

Nevertheless, I am so embarrassed and sorry for the fans and members who are greatly disappointed and hurt because of my wrong speech.

I want to leave my team and humbly reflect on my mistakes.

I once again bow my head in apology for my fans and members. I am Sorry.”


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Meanwhile, the name Hanbin and iKON are worldwide trends on Twitter following the news, fans are expressing their sadness to learn that the leader of the group is leaving due to this scandal.

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