Yoo Jae Suk Directly Addresses Rumors Surrounding Jeon So Min’s “Running Man” Exit

“Why should the victim of malicious comments lose their job?”

Yoo Jae Suk responded to allegations swirling around Jeon So Min‘s exit from Running Man.

Jeon So Min

On November 12, Running Man aired the final episode with Jeon So Min, who would be leaving the show.

During the episode’s opening, the members, minus Jeon So Min, spoke about the beloved member’s departure from the show. Yoo Jae Suk then spoke frankly about the various rumors being spread online about the actress’s leave.

Yoo Jae Suk

I read a report stating So Min is leaving due to hate comments. It seems everybody thinks this is the case, but it’s absolutely not true.

— Yoo Jae Suk

Yoo Jae Suk then fired back at malicious commenters before revealing the real reason Jeon So Min would be leaving the show.

Running Man members

Why should the victim of malicious comments lose their job? If she had been hurt by the malicious comments, we wouldn’t have just idly stood by.

So Min is leaving to pursue her dreams, so please support (her decision).

— Yoo Jae Suk

Meanwhile, Jeon So Min left Running Man after being a beloved member of the show for the past 6 years. According to reports, the segment in which the actress said goodbye to audiences recorded viewership ratings of 5.3%, which was good for first place in its time slot.

Source: wikitree