EVERGLOW Shock: Yiren Takes Hiatus For Family, Education In China

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The six members of EVERGLOW have had a busy schedule throughout 2021. They released two music collections last year, with the latest arriving just before the year concluded.

As the promotions and other activities continue to take place in 2022, a shocking announcement from the group's agency emerged over the weekend. Koreaboo said it is about one of the members' official hiatus, possibly beginning this week.


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Yuehua Entertainment Makes Official Announcement

On Sunday, Yuehua Entertainment released an official statement, notifying the fans of EVERGLOW about the latest developments in the group's activities. As announced, member Yiren will take a break from the K-pop act starting this mid-January up to the end of February.

The agency explained that she will return to China to spend time with her family, considering that she had yet to see them in person since the pandemic began. Also, she will "pursue further education" in her home country.


In the same announcement, the label clarified that EVERGLOW will continue its activities as a five-member group. Accordingly, even without Yiren in South Korea, the act will follow all of its scheduled events in the next few weeks.

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EVERGLOW Fans Speculate Whether Yiren Will Exit For Good

Following the surprising statement, fans and followers of the K-pop group shared their thoughts about the matter on various social media platforms. Some of them reportedly believe that it will be an eventual exit for Yiren.


As explained, these concerns come after similar cases have been seen from other groups in the world of South Korean entertainment. The public is said to have seen many Chinese members in K-pop acts, leaving for good in the middle of their contracts.

But, despite these things, many netizens reportedly take Yuehua Entertainment's word, noting that the K-pop idol will only return to China because of the upcoming Chinese New Year.

Whatever the case, though, reports revealed that the EVERGLOW member herself has yet to break her silence.

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