Bulldok Member Hyung Eun Left The Group Post BTS Controversy, Confirmed By Agency
Hyung Eun, the member of an all-girl K-Pop band Bulldok", will be leaving the group after indulging in recent controversy surrounding her comments on BTS's V. The group's agency KCONIC Entertainment confirmed the news and issues an apology over the controversy.
According to All KPOP, the agency took the Instagram platform to reveal the news on May 18 and stated that Hyung Eun had actually left the band on April 20 following her health issues, and didn't come to Bulldok promotion occurred in late March. They also cleared the rumors that her health issues were the reason behind her departure from the group instead of the controversy.
A day before that, Hyung Eun made a comment regarding BTS's V having an athlete's foot. This wasn't taken well by the fans who believed such remarks for a senior is very rude and disrespectful. She later apologized through her Instagram page, which was later turned private. There were many rumors regarding Hyung Eun leaving the Bulldok group after she wasn't present in the band's promotion in March. However, KCONIC Entertainment maintained silence for over a month.
In their official statement, the agency stated that Eun's health issues didn't impact much on her daily activities, but it wasn't possible for her to dance without full recovery, which also restricted her from joining the promotion. "Although we didn't make the confirmation, we did make our final decision on April 20," said the agency as reported by Soompi. They also revealed that they had no idea on what Hyung Eun will be pursuing after her departure, which was later followed by the "BTS" controversy.
In another post, KCONIC Entertainment released an apology to the "BTS" for Eun's comments and said she will be following her own way while they will continue as a four-member band. They also issued an apology to the fans for releasing Hyung Eun's departure from Bulldok news so late.