f(x)’s Amber Reveals She Has Left SM Entertainment

She has left the company.

Amber has just revealed through her personal Instagram that she has decided to leave SM Entertainment after spending 12 years with the company.

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Hi Everyone, I would like to announce my contract with SM Entertainment has ended today and I have decided to part ways with the company. From the bottom of my heart, I’d like to thank everyone who believed in me and have been so patient with me all these years. I can’t wait to show you what’s in store in this next chapter of my career. Again and always, THANK YOU, love, peace, and boba 😉 안녕하세요 여러분, 오늘부터 SM 엔터테인먼트와의 계약이 종료 됐다고 말씀 드리고 싶습니다. 그동안 저를 믿어주시고 기다려주신 분들에게 깊히 감사드리고 싶어요. 앞으로도 더 열심히 더 열정적인 엠버가 되도록 최선을 다하겠습니다. MeU들 영원히 사랑하고 앞으로도 만나요! 감사합니다!

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She revealed her decision in a handwritten letter in both English and Korea, sharing that her contract expired today, September 1, and she chose not to sign a new contract with SM Entertainment.

Hi Everyone,

I would like to announce my contract with SM Entertainment has ended today and I have decided to part ways with the company. From the bottom of my heart, I’d like to thank everyone who believed in me and have been so patient with me all these years. I can’t wait to show you what’s in store in this next chapter of my career. Again and always, THANK YOU, love, peace, and boba 😉

— Llama (Amber)

Amber joined SM Entertainment in 2008 after being cast in a global audition, and debuted with f(x) in 2009. Just this past month, f(x) performed together as a group for the first time in 4 years, giving hope to MeU’s that the group would be able to make a comeback again.

f(x)’s Krystal, Amber & Luna Reunited For The First Time In 4 Years At SMTOWN LIVE In Tokyo & MeU Are In All Of The Feels

Amber becomes the second member of f(x) to leave either the group or the agency. Sulli left f(x) in August 2015 to focus on acting, and Amber talked about her departure from the group.

Amber Opens Up About Sulli’s Departure From f(x)

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