The members don’t look joyful after Seunghan’s suspension.
RIIZE lately started promotions as a six-member group since Seunghan indefinitely suspended his actions.
Good day, that is Seunghan.
To start with, I want to say that I’m very sorry.
I do know very properly that my careless actions from the previous are actually hurting many individuals. I’m sincerely reflecting on myself.
I wish to apologize to the followers who’ve supported me and the RIIZE members.
I’m deeply reflecting on myself and the truth that I’ve brought on a lot injury at a time once I ought to have been working tougher than ever and specializing in what I must do. I’ll proceed to mirror and look deeper into myself in order that I can change into a greater individual.
As soon as once more, I apologize to the members, followers, and workers.
— RIIZE’s Seunghan
SM Leisure got here to this choice final week following a sequence of scandals. Initially, pre-debut photographs surfaced of Seunghan allegedly kissing his girlfriend on the time. Lately, he was accused of disrespecting LE SSERAFIM‘s Eunchae in a leaked non-public Instagram Stay—although quickly debunked. Shortly after, although, a video of him allegedly smoking went viral, and a few of his alleged textual content messages quickly additionally appeared on the web.
안녕하세요. SM엔터테인먼트입니다. pic.twitter.com/Cwn4ig8o1g
— RIIZE (@RIIZE_official) November 22, 2023
Good day, that is SM Leisure. We want to inform you relating to RIIZE’s Seunghan.
Seunghan is reflecting on the frustration and confusion he has brought on, in relation to his non-public issues that had been lately leaked and distributed by way of on-line channels. He apologizes to not solely the group and his group members but in addition the followers.
Seunghan has been feeling liable for what has occurred, in addition to psychological burden. After severe consideration, he has expressed his need to halt all actions for the sake of the group.
We have now additionally determined that it was unreasonable for him to proceed his actions beneath these circumstances. And so Seunghan’s actions might be indefinitely suspended with respect to his opinion that he didn’t wish to trigger any extra injury to the group and the members.
Beginning at present (November 22), RIIZE might be energetic as six members, excluding Seunghan.
We perceive that this can be a sudden change, but it surely was determined after cautious dialogue with the artist himself. Therefore, we ask in your type understanding. We, too, really feel an awesome sense of accountability for the neglect on our half when it comes to artist administration, even when the difficulty at hand had occurred earlier than debut. As soon as once more, we sincerely apologize to the followers.
The photographs and movies which might be being leaked and distributed with out permission are from non-public moments pre-debut, when Seunghan was a trainee. They had been edited a number of instances to deliberately trigger misunderstandings.
As well as, the person who leaked and distributed the movies and photographs in query has dedicated severe defamation in opposition to the artist by spreading fabricated and false data that’s completely different from the reality. They’ve used non-existent messenger conversations and different malicious strategies to create and unfold groundless data.
As quickly as we grew to become conscious of this, we started gathering data and monitoring the scenario to gather proof and determine the supply of the unauthorized leaks. We plan to file a report with the police this afternoon.
As well as, we’re contemplating extra authorized measures in opposition to the particular people for issues equivalent to defamation of our artists by way of the unauthorized leak and dissemination of the the content material and different unlawful acts equivalent to cyber-bullying and blackmailing.
We is not going to tolerate any secondary acts of hurt, equivalent to creating, spreading, and reproducing rumors associated to our artists by way of extra posts. For the sake of the artists and the followers who love them, we’ll observe no leniency.
We are going to proceed to do our greatest to guard our artists. Thanks.
— SM Leisure
Regardless of this information, RIIZE has continued their actions instantly. Lately, they up to date their TikTok with what many followers deemed an ill-timed video attributable to its sound.
HEY‼️ YOU‼️ #RIIZE #라이즈 #EUNSEOK #은석 #SOHEE #소희 #RISEandREALIZE
♬ 原聲 – Solar😆 – Solar😆
Moreover, RIIZE attended W Korea‘s current annual “Love Your W” occasion as a six-member group.
riize at 2023 love your w pink carpet. pic.twitter.com/0GaHBC7Wdw
— 리앤 (@justchanyoung) November 24, 2023
Whereas everybody seemed good-looking in coordinated pink, netizens observed one thing was completely different in regards to the members’ appearances. Though RIIZE is understood for the group’s enjoyable, youthful vitality and is normally all smiles, netizens identified that is the first-ever event that the members all seemed both stoic or, truthfully, upset. And it might probably’t be a coincidence since a member was simply placed on an indefinite hiatus.
by no means seen a single member of riize look mad till at present and now it’s a full home like pic.twitter.com/vJXbLOTUIa
— stephanie olive’s fan (@paintmeonce) November 24, 2023
Sohee and shotaro not smiling omg… #kpop #riize #seunghanriize #fyp
♬ unique sound – Moon
Nonetheless, RIIZE carried out their hit songs “Get A Guitar” and “Speak Saxy” on the occasion. And so they introduced the vitality!
— riize pics (@riizepics) November 24, 2023
riize performing get a guitar at W Korea’s ‘love your W’ celebration! pic.twitter.com/MYHI0SDQzW
— riize folder (@riizefolder) November 24, 2023
We commend RIIZE for his or her professionalism throughout this troublesome time.