On July 12th, Fantagio revealed some news about the former member of their recently disbanded girl group Hello Venus.
The agency revealed new profile pictures and stage names for Lime, Seoyoung, Yeoreum, and Yooyoung.
Hello Venus’ contracts expired in April, members Nara and Alice left the company while the other four decided to remain. Lime has changed her stage name to Chae Joo Hwa and wishes to pursue acting.
Seoyoung will now start using her real name Lee Seo Young and continue to pursue musical acting.
Yeoreum will now go by Yoo Na Gyeol and it is her wish to become an actress.
Yooyoung is now Lee Hwa Gyeom and she will continue to pursue acting, she previously appeared in Who Are You: School 2015 and Circle and is set to appear in the upcoming tvN drama When The Devil Calls Your Name.
Fantagio said in the statement that the largest contributing factor to the contract renewals was the mutual trust between the talent and the company and they also said they want to nurture and support Chae Joo Hwa, Lee Hwa Gyeom, Lee Seo Young and Yoo Na Gyeol in their individual activities.