Son Naeun has officially left Apink ahead of the group’s 11th debut anniversary.
On the 8th, Apink’s agency IST Entertainment announced, “Apink will continue on as a 5-member group – Chorong, Bomi, Eunji, Namjoo and Hayoung – starting on the 19th when the fan song commemorating the 11th debut anniversary is released.”
Previously, Son Naeun departed from IST Entertainment and signed with YG Entertainment to focus more on her acting career. IST further added, “After discussion with the two companies and Apink members, Naeun has decided to conclude her group activities.”
Soon, Son Naeun took to her Instagram to post her handwritten letter to her fans. “Apink is like a family I had for a long time, so the decision came after much consideration and it wasn’t an easy decision,” she added. “From now on, I’ll be cheering on Apink as a Panda (Apink’s fandom) myself.”
She also expressed her gratitude, writing, “I want to express my sincere gratitude to everyone who allowed me the happiest time that made my 10s and 20s the most dazzling time of my life.”
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