K-pop fans vote for the 10 most painful group member exits of all time
When K-pop idols leave their respective groups, it’s usually a real pain for fans, especially when it’s unexpected.
Even when it comes to the idol’s decision to leave the group, many fans find it difficult to accept this change in the group and we can understand them.
There was a recent post on Reddit for K-pop fans to share what they think are the most painful group member exits in the industry.
Let’s look at the 10 most common answers together.
- Wonho from MONSTA X
Fans said his sacrifice to protect the other members was the most painful. Although it was a difficult time for the fans and the group, Wonho is able to continue his solo career.
- EXO’s Tao
Although EXO lost most of its Chinese members fairly quickly, Tao shocked fans as it happened quite unpredictably. However, some think he did well considering how SM treated him.
- Rocky d’ASTRO
Rocky has just announced his departure from ASTRO and Fantagio, shocking fans. What saddens them the most is that they don’t know the exact reasons behind his decision, but they hope that he will do whatever he wants for the future.
- Jay Park from 2:00 p.m
Back then, Jay Park’s 2pm departure was devastating for fans. While many understand his decision to treat JYP, many would have liked to have seen him with the group longer.
- Mashiho and Yedam from TREASURE
While this news wasn’t that surprising to fans, what hurt the most is that it’s unknown if we’ll ever see them again. Either way, they wish only the best and happiness.
- Jinni by NMIXX
Jinni’s departure from NMIXX was very abrupt and unsigned, leaving fans in shock. According to them, the group isn’t the same without Jinni.
- Chuu by LOONA
Everyone knows how dire the situation between Chuu and BlockBerry Creative is, and it really hurt the group’s fans. The fact that the situation is repeated with all LOONA doesn’t help matters…
- BI d’iKON
BI’s departure came as a real shock to the band’s fans as he composed many tracks for iKON. His importance to the band was undeniable and many lament the fact that they lost interest in listening to the band after his departure.
- Soojin de (G)-IDLE
Cube’s handling of Soojin’s scandal was shocking, according to fans. According to them, they did not try to protect the idol and “get rid of” him in a terrible way. Many hope that she will return to the front of the stage.
- Jessica de girls generation
It’s been over 8 years now, but many fans can’t get over the idol’s departure. She even wrote a book that hasn’t helped some to recover from her departure.
And you, which exit hurt you the most?