Stray Kids fans woke up to some pretty sad news today!
On October 28, JYP Entertainment released an official statement to the company’s official website; in their statement, they announced that Woojin had left Stray Kids and that they had also terminated his contract.
Here the translated statement:
“Hello, this is JYP Entertainment.
Woojin, who has been a part of Stray Kids until this time, has left the group due to personal reasons and we terminated his exclusive contract.
We would like to express apologies for causing troubles to fans with the sudden news.
As a result, Stray Kids’ mini album “Clé : LEVANTER,” which was scheduled to be released on November 25, will be delayed to December 9.
We would like to, once again, express apologies to the fans who have been waiting for a long time.
We ask you to support Woojin who will embark on a new path, and we ask for the warm support of STAY for the eight remaining members who will go on the road towards their dreams with their compass.
Fans were extremely shocked by the sudden news that was announced earlier today. Woojin had been preparing earnestly with his group for the comeback and his departure is extremely sudden and unexpected. Fans are worried about him.
Following the sad news, STAY trended #ThankYouWoojin at number one in twitter worldwide trends, they posted their messages of gratitude towards Woojin and wished him the best as he embarked on a new journey.
What are your thoughts on the sudden shocking news?