Aron, JR, And Ren Leave Pledis Entertainment, NU’EST Is Disbanding Next Month
Pledis Entertainment announces that after 10 years, NU'EST is disbanding.
According to the agency, NU'EST's contract will conclude this March 14.
"We would like to express our sincere gratitude to all the fans who have shown boundless and unwavering support for NU'EST over the past ten years. The exclusive artist contract with NU'EST will be concluded as of March 14," Pledis Entertainment announced.
Furthermore, Pledis Entertainment explained that both NU'EST and the company went through a series of deliberate discussions with regards to the future of the members and the group.
"Our company and the members of NU'EST went through careful consideration and discussions on the future of the individual members and on what would be the best path for everyone and how they can present their best selves," Pledis Entertainment stated.
In the statement, Pledis Entertainment announced that NU'EST members Aron, JR, and Ren has decided to make a fresh start by leaving the company. Meanwhile, Baekho and Minhyo will be renewing their contracts with the agency.
"We respect and support the decisions of every member, as they are the result of careful and extensive consideration and discussions," Pledis Entertainment said.
The agency also announced that NU'EST will be cap their official activities as a group under Pledis Entertainment with an album to be released in March.
"We would like to express once again our gratitude to L.O.Λ.E who have always stayed by NU'EST side. We ask you to give your unchanging love and support to the members as they embark upon the next chapter of their careers," Pledis Entertainment thanked fans.
NU'EST made its debut with the single "Face" in March 2012. Stay tuned for more updates!