“I have worried a lot about what words to use to convey my feelings."
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31 Aug 2017 - 9:08 AM  UPDATED 31 Aug 2017 - 9:17 AM

Yesterday news broke that Hoya was leaving INFINITE and Woollim Entertainment.

The agency made a statement on August 30 saying, "INFINITE member Hoya's exclusive contract with us ended on June 9, 2017 after being with us for the past seven years."

Now, Hoya has posted a handwritten letter on his Instagram account, to his fans (Translation below)...

It says (as translated on Soompi):

“Hello, this is Hoya,

First, I would like to apologise for causing people to worry due to the sudden news. I would also like to apologise to fans who must be tired due to waiting for a long time.

I ask for understanding for not being able to say anything for a long time. I wanted to let you know in person but thought that an official announcement should come first.

I have worried a lot about what words to use to convey my feelings.

First and foremost, my fellow INFINITE members.

To Sunggyu, Dongwoo, Woohyun, Sungyeol, Myungsoo, and Sungjong, I would like to apologise and thank you once again through my writing.

I know very well that I was able to receive undeserved love from our Inspirits despite my many shortcomings because I was with INFINITE members. I will not forget this in the future as well.

I will sincerely cherish the warm hearts of Inspirits’ love.

I would like to once again sincerely thank founder Lee Jong Yeob and all Woollim employees for fully supporting me when I had nothing and helped build me up to where I am today.

Moving forward I will be modest and work hard.

I apologise for worrying many people.

Thank you for reading my lengthy writing.”


 

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