Soyou has left Starship Entertainment.
On September 8, industry representatives reported that Soyou decided not to renew her contract with Starship Entertainment.
Later on the same day, the agency released the following official statement:
Hello, this is Starship Entertainment.
First, we would like to sincerely thank the fans for their generous love and support for Soyou.
We have had in-depth discussions with Soyou for a long time, but eventually, [she] decided not to renew her contract. Therefore, we would like to inform you that the exclusive contract with her has been terminated.
Soyou has shined in the entertainment industry as the best artist for the past 11 years with us. We express sincere gratitude to her for spending a long time with us since she has been a trainee, a member of SISTAR, and a solo artist.
We respect her decision, and even though her contract has come to an end, we sincerely support her and hope that the future of Soyou, who is making a new start, will always be happy.
Once again, we sincerely thank the fans who have loved Soyou. We ask that you continue to show her a lot of warm interest and support.
Best of luck to Soyou on her new start!
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