Korean Netizens React To Rowoon’s Departure From SF9

“Why are people mocking him?”

Netizens reacted to Rowoon‘s exit from SF9.

On September 18, it was revealed that Rowoon would be leaving the group to focus on his acting career.

FNC Entertainment Announces SF9 Will Continue As 8 Members Without Rowoon

According to FNC Entertainment’s statement, Rowoon has already renewed his contract with the label, but he will no longer be part of the group.

All members had already renewed their contracts with FNC Entertainment. Going forward, though, SF9 will continue as an eight-member group, excluding Rowoon.

Rowoon will focus on his acting and other personal activities.

— Rowoon

Netizens reacted to the news with mixed reactions. Although there were many who were disappointed, many others stated that they understood the actor’s decision and weren’t surprised by the news. Some netizens also criticized FNC for trying to explain the idol’s exit eloquently.

  • “Does this mean he is leaving the group but will remain with the label?”
  • “People have been asking for him to leave, and it seems the matter is settled, so why are people mocking him?”
  • “I feel bad for the group’s fans.”
  • “Wow, he never mentioned fans or the members in his letter. That’s too much.”
  • “Why aren’t they simply saying that he left the group? LOL. Why are they trying to soften the blow in an official statement?”
  • “Ah, in the end, he left. I did see it coming, though…”
  • “FNC can’t just say that he left, LOL.”
  • “Anyone can see that this is a statement revealing that Rowoon is leaving the group to focus on acting. LOL. What is wrong with the people claiming that the statement is confusing?”
  • “It seemed like people were telling him to leave, but now that he left, people are still criticizing him. Who cares how the statement reads? Do you guys really need to examine it?”

Meanwhile, Rowoon shared a heartfelt letter to fans following his exit. You can read the full letter below.

Rowoon Shares Heartfelt Letter With Fans Amid His Departure From SF9

Source: theqoo


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