It was reported in Korean media on October 18, 2023, that EXO’s D.O. will be leaving SM Entertainment. He will be establishing a new agency.
According to industry insiders, he will be setting up his own company with a managing director that has been with him since his debut days. The director is well known amounts fans. D.O. has thanked that director multiple times at awards ceremonies. It was said that he discussed his various idol and actor activities the most with this director.
D.O. plans to continue his activities as part of EXO, while promoting as an actor. SM Entertainment has not yet spoken on this.