UP10TION’s Xiao (Lee Dong Yeol) might be parting methods with TOP Media.
On March 31, TOP Media launched an official assertion asserting that they won’t be renewing their unique contract with Xiao.
Learn their full assertion beneath:
Howdy. That is TOP Media.
We sincerely thank all of the followers who love UP10TION.
The unique contract of UP10TION member Xiao, who has been with the company since his debut in September 2015, concluded on March 31.
After cautious dialogue with Xiao over an extended time frame, now we have mutually agreed to terminate our contract following the expiration of the unique contract.
We convey our honest gratitude to Xiao, who loves music dearly and all the time exhibits nice performances on stage, and we’ll cheer him on in order that he can proceed to advertise as a fantastic artist going ahead.
We as soon as once more specific our honest gratitude to followers who wholeheartedly supported Xiao till now.
Following this announcement, Xiao additionally shared a handwritten letter to handle his departure:
Howdy, that is Lee Dong Yeol.
It’s been some time since I greeted you with a handwritten letter.
I’m scripting this [letter] as a result of my contract with TOP Media, which I’ve been with for 10 years since I used to be a trainee till my debut, has come to an finish.
Once I look again on my seven years and 6 months of profession since I debuted, there are solely pleased recollections that you just’ve created for me, so thanks a lot.
I feel I used to be in a position to develop step-by-step due to your beneficiant help and love.
Numerous issues occurred, however thanks a lot to HONEY10 [UP10TION’s fan club] and our followers for being with us. I really like you.
I felt reassured and inspired since you all the time watched and cheered for us continually anytime and wherever, however alternatively, I additionally felt sorry and regretful as a result of there was nothing grand that I may do for you.
I used to be in a position to get thus far as a result of I used to be with my UP10TION older brothers and Hwan Hee. I used to be the happiest after we have been collectively.
Thanks and I really like you, my members.
I’d additionally wish to sincerely thank the TOP Media employees for all the time working for us.
I might be grateful for those who can help me, Lee Dong Yeol’s new journey and the facet of me that can slowly progress step-by-step.
This has been UP10TION’s Xiao, Lee Dong Yeol.
Just lately, it was revealed that 5 UP10TION members and Lee Jin Hyuk could be parting methods with TOP Media following the expiration of their contracts. The next month, the company introduced Lee Hwan Hee‘s departure from TOP Media. Xiao is the ultimate member of UP10TION to half methods with the company. Regardless of going separate methods, UP10TION will nonetheless proceed to advertise as seven members.
Together with fellow UP10TION member Lee Hwan Hee, Xiao (Lee Dong Yeol) participated on Mnet’s idol survival present “Boys Planet.” Lee Dong Yeol was sadly eradicated within the second elimination spherical, whereas Lee Hwan Hee stepped down from the present on account of well being causes earlier in March.
Wishing Xiao and the UP10TION members all the most effective going ahead!
Watch “Boys Planet” beneath:
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