Stray Kids’ Woojin Departs From Stray Kids And JYP Entertainment
Due to personal reasons, Woojin is parting ways with Stray Kids and JYP Entertainment
Today is a sad day for Stays, as Woojin announces his departure from JYP Entertainment, and by extension Stray Kids, due to personal reasons.
According to the statement released by JYP Entertainment, the artist cited personal reasons behind his departure from the entertainment company. The agency noted that the group is currently regrouping and planning ways to make their comeback as an eight-piece group; and apologized for any inconvenience.
JYP Entertainment also announced the postponement of their upcoming mini-album, Clé: Levanter. Instead of its initial release date of November 25, Clé: Levanter will now be released on December 9. Despite this, the agency asks Stays to show support for this upcoming release.
Following the news, Stays took to Twitter to express their heartbreak over his departure and their gratitude for Woojin through the tag #ThankYouWOOJIN.
Thank you for always making us smile
Thank you for showing us your beautiful voice
Thank you for being honest with us
Thank you for being with Stray Kids
Thank you for being with us
Thank you for your countless love and support #thankyouwoojin pic.twitter.com/cYWh77BzTf
— roxy | #thankyouwoojin (@minhosquirrel) October 28, 2019
not to make everyone cry even more but like… when he said he will never forget us and his big smile as he wiped his tears. you can tell he really meant it when he said he loved stay. and we love you woojin. #ThankYouWOOJIN pic.twitter.com/Q6RK0vrYbq
— ⌜𝙨 𝙮 𝙙⌟ thank you woojin (@skzwithlove) October 28, 2019
thank you for everything you’ve done for us woojin 🙂 you got me through the darkest parts of my life. i wish you the best in whatever you choose to do after this. #ThankYouWoojin pic.twitter.com/4zoz2gPLqM
— *.:｡diya ❈ thank you woojin (@hhyvnjeans) October 28, 2019
Kim Woojin debuted alongside fellow members Bang Chan, Lee Know, Changbin, Hyunjin, Han, Felix, Seungmin, and I.N as Stray Kids in 2018, where he was one of the main vocalists of the group. Prior to debuting on Stray Kids, Woojin was a trainee under SM Entertainment and worked alongside NCT members.
Source: Xports News
Image Source: JYP Entertainment