An official from Mnet has stated that there are no plans of disbanding IZ*ONE and X1. This comes after reports that their company was in talks of dismantling the groups.
The official stated,
It is true that IZ*ONE’s new album has been postponed, but there are no talks about them disbanding. We are currently discussing their future activities, but no specific decision has been made, and disbandment is not even in discussion.
Rumors of disbandment started spreading follow the Produce series PD Ahn Joon Young for rigging the votes of the last two seasons of the show, Produce 48 and PRODUCE X 101.