After 10 years in the limelight of the K-Pop scene, Korean girl group Wonder Girls is disbanding, as confirmed by their management JYP Entertainment.
Read JYP Entertainment's official statement below:
“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.”
Though Yubin and Hyerim re-signed their contracts with JYP, Yeeun and Sunmi unfortunately decided to leave the agency behind. As a sign of gratefulness to all of their loyal fans over the years, Wonder Girls has one last single to release on February 10, marking their 10th anniversary.
The girl group also released an official farewell video to thank all of the fans' unrelenting support. “Thank you, thank you, and thank you again. We were so happy. Those days were like a dream. Remember us… We are Wonder Girls.”, the girls stated in the video.
Watch Wonder Girls' farewell video "THANK YOU FOR BEING SO WONDERFUL" here:
Video Courtesy: JYP Entertainment
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