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BREAKING: Jae Parts Ways With JYP Entertainment And DAY6!

by Victoria Marian Belmis / Jan 01, 2022 04:36 AM EST

Earlier today on January 1, netizens and My Days (the fandom name of DAY6) were surprised as DAY6's lead guitarist, main vocalist, and face of the group Jae announced that he would be taking a break from group activities.

READ: Jae Surprises Netizens & My Days By Announcing Hiatus From DAY6 Activities!

Not long after, JYP Entertainment (DAY6's label) announced that Jae had decidedly left DAY6 and JYP Entertainment.

JYP Entertainment posted this update on DAY6's Twitter 

"Hello, this is JYP Entertainment.

First of all, we sincerely apologize for causing concern with sudden news to My Day, who shows much support for DAY6.

Jae, who has been a member of DAY6 until now, left the team as of December 31, 2021, and his contract was terminated. We exchanged deep conversations with Jae for a long time, and following careful discussion, we decided to respect the artist's opinion and conclude our exclusive contract

Although our relationship with Jae has come to an end, JYP Entertainment will also cheer on Jae's future activities with his new start.

We promise to continue full support and efforts for DAY6's activities, and we ask for continuous love and support from My Day.

Thank you."

READ: Dowoon To Enlist In The Korean Military Soon To Make DAY6's Hiatus Shorter!

Notably, DAY6 debuted with 5 members: Sungjin, Jae, Young K, Wonpil, and Dowoon. The band made its debut on September 7, 2015, under JYP Entertainment.

Although netizens and fans were devastated, everyone is wishing Jae the best in his new endeavors. At the moment, Jae is known as eaJ for his solo promotions. Jae himself has not officially announced his departure from the group.

READ: JYP's 'Nizi Project Season 2' Is Coming, Check Out Audition Schedules Here

Stay tuned for more news and updates regarding your favorite K-pop artists!

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