It was not until a few years ago that he revealed that the actual reason for his absence was to care for his sick mother.He returned to join the group for their fifth album.However, they wanted to remain as a group and hence, decided to all leave the agency together.At one point, Andy went on a temporary hiatus to pursue his studies in the US.In 2014, member Jessica was kicked out of the group and later left SM Entertainment.Amidst disbandment rumours, SM Entertainment released a statement, stating, “Girls’ Generation is a group who is meaningful to SM Entertainment as much as they are to everyone.Here are seven other groups who went through similar experiences.More from CLEO: 5 Things To Know About Lu Han’s Girlfriend, Guan Xiao Tong The Most Enviable Friendships Among Korean Celebrities Who Are Your Wanna One Roommates?
After Junsu, Jaejoong and Yoochun filed to terminate their contracts with SM Entertainment, the group started promoting as a duo, comprising Yunho and Changmin.
The Chinese member recently dropped his first studio album, Even before Wonder Girls broke the world with “Nobody”, they had undergone a change in lineup – Hyuna (who later joined 4Minute) left the group due to health reasons and was replaced with Yubin.
After the group started promoting in the US, Sunmi announced that she was leaving the group to further her studies.
They now have their own agency, Shinhwa Company, in which two members, Eric and Minwoo, are the co-CEOs.
Tiffany (II) of Girls' Generation and rapper GRAY have been caught up in dating rumors once again.
EXO started out as a 12-member group in 2012, but after the departure of three Chinese members, they’re now active as a nonet.