JYP Entertainment has announced through their official homepage that Somi will terminate her exclusive contract with the agency.
“After discussions with Somi, we have agreed to terminate her exclusive contract. We sincerely thank the artist and fans who have been with us thus far.” ㅡ JYP Entertainment
Somi was previously spotted with MIXNINE’s Shin Ryujin, making netizens speculate that they will be debuting as part of JYP’s next girl group soon.
The agency added that JYP’s next girl group is still preparing for their debut and mentioned Shin Ryujin as one of the main members.
“We are still preparing for our next girl group. Shin Ryujin who ranked first on JTBC’s MIXNINE will be a main member of the group.” ㅡ JYP Entertainment
Meanwhile, further information about Somi’s departure from the agency is yet to be confirmed.
“There is currently no information that can be shared in relation to Somi in addition to the official statement.” ㅡ JYP Entertainment