Following much speculation over their future, Wonder Girls have officially announced their disbandment.
In a new statement released by JYP, Wonder Girls have decided to disband after 10 years together following much discussion between the group and their agency JYP Entertainment. While Yeeun and Sunmi will be leaving the agency, Yubin and Hyerim have re-signed new contracts with the company and will be continuing with various other solo endeavours such as music, acting, and MCing.
As a final farewell, Wonder Girls will be releasing one final single on February 10, which coincides with the group's 10th anniversary.
Here's JYP's statement:
“Hello, this is JYP Entertainment. We are announcing that Wonder Girls, after 10 years, is disbanding.
The decision happened after much discussion among the members and with our agency. Yubin and Hyerim of Wonder Girls have re-signed with JYP Entertainment, and they will be continuing with music, acting, MCing, and other activities.
Yeeun and Sunmi, after much deliberation, have decided to leave JYP Entertainment.
As a thank you to all the fans that stayed faithful to Wonder Girls over the past 10 years, the group will be releasing a final digital single on February 10, their 10th anniversary.
Thank you to all the fans all around the world for being with us, JYP and Wonder Girls, for 10 years.”
As an additional final thank you to all the fans from Wonder Girls, the group have posted up a new farewell video, which you can check out right here:
We're incredibly sad to hear that Wonder Girls are disbanding, and we wish Yeeun, Sunmi, Yubin, and Hyerim all the best for whatever they do in the future.