Just over two years after their debut, the K-Pop group PRISTIN has officially broken up. The group’s management company, Pledis Entertainment, confirmed the sad news on May 24.
PRISTIN is officially broken up. The K-pop girl group broke up on May 24, 2019, and the sad news was confirmed in a statement released by Pledis Entertainment.
“First, we sincerely thank fans who care for and love PRISTIN. We are delivering the official statement regarding the disbandment of PRISTIN and the termination of contracts for members. The company and the members had in-depth discussions for a long time and deliberated before coming to a mutual agreement. It has been decided that with the exclusion of members Kyulkyung, Yehana, Sungyoen; seven members (Nayoung, Roa, Yuha, Eunwoo, Rena, Xiyeon and Kyla) will have their exclusive contracts terminated as of May 24, 2019. We would like to first apologize to fans, who have always been supportive, for delivering this unfortunate news. Because this is a decision that must be made carefully, a lot of time was given in thinking about this matter. At the end of discussions, we decided to respect the wishes of the PRISTIN members and came to the conclusion of disbandment and contract termination. Members Kyulkyung, Yehana and Sungyeon expressed their intent to stay with the company. We will actively support [them] so that they can have stable individual activities. We will wholeheartedly support them so they can be more active and have more diverse activities. As for the PRISTIN members who will be leaving our agency, we would like to express our deep thanks to them and sincerely support them and their new paths even though their official contracts have ended.”
What will happen to Kyulkyung and Sungyeon?
The exact plans for the careers of Kyulkyung, Yehana, and Sungyeon have not been confirmed yet.
Stay tuned for further updates about their careers.
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