WM Entertainment has just confirmed Jiho will be leaving OH MY GIRL and the company. They added that the group will continue as six members.
In a statement released to various media outlets, WM Entertainment shared the news of Jiho’s departure.
Hello, this is WM Entertainment.
First of all, we would like to express our deepest gratitude to the fans who have loved and supported OH MY GIRL.
We have renewed our contracts with Hyojung, Mimi, YooA, Seunghee, Yubin, and Arin, all of OH MY GIRL. Based on the mutual trust and faith that we have built up over the past seven years, we will continue to provide our full support for the six members to actively promote in various fields.
In addition, we would like to inform you that Jiho’s exclusive contract with us has concluded. The decision was made with respect to her choices to move toward a new path and new dream, as well as after long, in-depth discussions with the company and the members.
We would like to express our gratitude to Jiho for being with us for seven years and we will continue to support her future activities.
The six members will continue to promote as OH MY GIRL. We will be working on a new start and an even better image, so please continue to give them your love and support.
— WM Entertainment
Earlier, it was reported that Jiho would be leaving the company but her status as a group member was not clearly defined.