It’s official – Soyul is leaving Crayon Pop (크레용팝)!
On Wednesday (31st May), the group’s label – Chrome Entertainment – released a statement regarding the 26-year-old singer’s departure.
The company said, “Soyul will be leaving the group, while Ellin, Gummi, Way, and ChoA will continue Crayon Pop’s promotions. We will resume with event and album preparation schedules as planned.”
Besides that, Chrome also added that the remaining 4 member will not be renewing their contracts. “They simply decided to come to an agreement for the time being in order to carry out their promotions,” they explained.
Although Chrome did not state the reason behind Soyul’s withdrawal, fans assume that it’s related to her current marriage life. As aforementioned, the idol tied the knot H.O.T. member Moon Hee Jun in February. The happy couple welcomed their first baby girl a couple of weeks ago.
Formed in 2012, Crayon Pop gained mainstream fame after the release of their massive hit, “Bar Bar Bar” (빠빠빠). The single earn the girls numerous awards, including the New Rising Star Award at the Golden Disk Awards and the Hot Trend Award at the MelOn Music Awards.
Here’s the music video of “Bar Bar Bar” to ease your pain:
We’ll miss you, Crayon Pop 🙁