Chuu (real name Kim Ji-woo), a member of the girl group Loona, was kicked out of the team.
Loona’s agency, Blockberry Creative, announced on the afternoon of the 25th that member Chu would be expelled from the group and withdraw from the group through a notice on the fan cafe.
On this day, the agency said, “There were various stories related to Chuu, but the company and Loona members spent time not revealing their situation to avoid any problems, worrying about the development of their team and the concerns of the fans.” Having had lucky
Then, “This was an expression of the Loona members’ love for the team and care for the fans only, so instead of telling the truth or not, it was an expression of their heart to do their best to show good sides of them themselves through steps and content.” He explained why he did not reveal his relationship with Chu.
The agency side said, “Recently, there have been reports of abuse of power, such as Chuu’s abusive language towards the staff at the time, and after an investigation, the fact was clarified. The background of the decision to leave was revealed.
In addition, “I will make an official apology to the staff who have been seriously hurt by this incident, and I will do my best in the future so that I can comfort them and focus on treatment, and I will do my best to help . they are returning to normal life.” He also apologized to Loona’s fans for causing a situation where 12 of them could not be together.
Below is the full text of LOONA’s position
Hello. This is Blockberry Creative.
Today, on November 25, 2022, we have decided to expel Chuu (real name Kim Ji-woo), our artist, as a member of Loona (LOONA), and we announce this to our fans.
There were many stories related to Loona Chu this year, but our company and Loona members spent time not revealing their situation to avoid any problems, as they were worried about their team’s development and fans’ concerns.
This was an expression of Loona members’ love for the team and only their consideration for the fans, so instead of telling the truth or not, they did their best to show only good sides through actions and content.
However, recently there have been reports of abuse of power, such as Chuu’s abusive language towards our staff, and investigations have clarified the facts, and the company representative apologizes and comforts the staff, and we have decided to take responsibility and remove Chuu from LOONA. .
First of all, we will officially apologize to the staff who have been seriously hurt by this situation, and we will do our best in the future so that they can comfort them and focus on treatment, and we will our best to help them return to a normal life.
We apologize to the fans who have loved and supported LOONA until now, and we sincerely ask for forgiveness for not being able to keep the 12 members together until the end.
No matter what happens in the future, our company and LOONA will return to the beginning and do our best so that nothing like this situation will happen. The LOOΠΔ members did not work for personal gain or profit only, and they did not do anything that would hinder the team because they knew the grace of the fans that made it possible for them to reach where they are today. We will complete the race to the end and repay the love of everyone who supports LOONA.
In addition, our company and Loona members will do their best to behave politely with a heart of gratitude to all the staff who work together, and we will not forget our gratitude. In order to prevent this from happening again, we will do our best to repay the sacrifice and dedication of our artists and staff. We once again bow our heads and apologize to the staff and supporters for causing concern with this situation.
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