Kangin has announced he is officially leaving Super Junior.
In a message on his Instagram, he wrote to fans stating that he didn't have positive news and was apologetic to both fans and members. He stated:
"I am now letting go of the name Super Junior that has been with me for a long time.
I always felt just apologetic to the members. I always thought that it would be right for me to make the decision earlier rather than later, but the thought of the people who support me unconditionally and our agency family troubled my heart, so I could not gather the courage easily."
He said further on that he made the decision to announce his departure after seeing fellow SuJu members experience difficulties due to his problems. He apologised to fans who have supported him for 14 years, adding:
"I am very late, but I will let go of the name Super Junior, and I will have sorry feelings and gratitude engraved in my heart as I continue on my own road".
You can read a full translation of his message here.
While Kangin has left Super Junior, his contract will remain active on the group's label, SJ Label.
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