Kim So Jung, Former GFRIEND Member Sowon, has departed IOK.
On August 30, news outlets reported that Kim So Jung has left the agency after only one year of signing with them. Later, IOK Company official told Xports News in a statement that its true her contract has recently ended.
In May of 2021, GFRIEND parted ways with their agency Source Music after all of the members decided not to renew their contracts. Later, the members personally shared handwritten letters confirming that the group had disbanded.
The former leader of GFRIEND joined IOK company in August of 2021. She announced she’s changing her stage name to Kim So Jung and plans on taking a new Leap forward with the company as an actress.
Despite the agency’s promise to help her promote, she’s only been in one project called “My Chilling Roommate” but has not done any other activities as an actors apart from that. IOK company is home to many famous actors such as Go Hyun Jung, Jo In Sung, and Kim Ha Neul.
Fans have voiced their disappointment with the lack of Kim So Jung’s activities. Many wonder what her next step will be, some Korean news outlets report she’ll be working as a free agent for the time being.
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