Woollim Entertainment have announced that Hoya will be leaving INFINITE.
On August 30 Naver reported that the agency wrote, "INFINITE member Hoya's exclusive contract with us ended on June 9, 2017 after being with us for the past seven years."
It was explained that discussions about renewing the contract did take place in June, however the K-pop star has decided to pursue his dreams in a different direction.
The company and members respect this, and a lot of time and consideration was spent in making this decision.
Soompi report that Woollim revealed, "With the exception of Hoya, INFINITE members Kim Sunggyu, Jang Dongwoo, Nam Woohyun, Lee Sungyeol, L, and Lee Sungjong have completed contract renewals. The agency is working on reorganising as a six-member group, and we plan on actively supporting their group and individual activities as we are now.”
They finished with a call-to-action for all the fans: “Lastly, we ask for your unchanging support for the futures of the six members of INFINITE and Hoya.”
Good luck to all the boys on their future endeavours!
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