THE BOYZ HWALL Announces Departure from the Group

By  Lee Narin  | Oct 23, 2019

THE BOYZ HWALL Announces Departure from the Group
K-pop boy group THE BOYZ's member HWALL announced his departure from the group and wrote a heartfelt letter to fans.

On October 23, THE BOYZ's management agency Cre.ker Entertainment made an announcement regarding HWALL.

The agency said, "We have some unfortunate news today. Due to his ongoing health issues, HWALL has decided to withdraw from THE BOYZ. Following much discussion with HWALL, his family and the members of THE BOYZ, we have decided to respect his decision."

They went on, "From now on, THE BOYZ will be promoting as a 11-member group without HWALL. Please continue to show your love for THE BOYZ. All the while, we will keep providing support for HWALL's recovery and future plans. We kindly ask for your understanding."HWALLSoon after that, HWALL took to THE BOYZ's official fan site to deliver the news himself with a handwritten letter.

HWALL said, "After giving a hard thought, I have decided to leave THE BOYZ. Becoming a K-pop star has always been my dream. I loved performing and wanted to continue performing for you. After undergoing surgery for my leg, I didn't stop to receive physical therapy in order to get back on stage as soon as I could."

He carried on, "Due to my leg pain, however, I continuously had to face myself performing imperfectly. Then, I came to the point where I couldn't bear myself like that. So, I made the decision to end my journey as a member of THE BOYZ here."HWALLThe former THE BOYZ member added, "I would like to express my sincere gratitude to you and THE BOYZ members. Thank you for giving me so much love as well as giving me strength during difficult times. It's been amazing years with you all. I feel horrible about not being able to resume going with the guys until the end, but I definitely will continue to cheer them on."

At the end of the letter, he said, "I will continue to better myself, not as HWALL anymore, but as Ha Hyun-joon. I promise that I will always be with you. I'm terribly sorry. Thank you and love you, everyone."
HWALLTHE BOYZ made debut as a 12-member group in December 2017 and has released seven different single and mini albums so far.

(Credit= Cre.ker Entertainment)

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