KINGDOM’s CHIWOO officially exits the group citing personal reasons

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Fans of the K-pop group KINGDOM are disappointed to learn about the sudden exit of one of the vital members. Yes, you heard it right. CHIWOO who has been associated with the boy band for a long time has officially terminated his contract as per the latest reports. His sudden exit comes as a shock for his well-wishers and fans who are used to seeing him with the other members of KINGDOM.

The official statement

It was on May 25, 2022, at 2.19 pm IST that GF Entertainment who is associated with the KINGDOM group released an official statement related to CHIWOO. The agency also provided a brief explanation while stating that the significant group member has terminated his contract leaving the KINGMAKERS in a state of shock.

The statement also says that CHIWOO took the decision due to personal reasons and has now officially departed from the group. The agency also provided an update on the fan signing events of the KINGDOM members that are scheduled for Friday and Saturday. The agency further added that the events will continue with the remaining six members of the group. Apart from that, the fans who won CHIWOO’s video call signing event will get a full refund as per the agency.

Read the entire statement below.

“Hello, this is GF Entertainment.

First of all, we would like to extend our gratitude to the fans who give their support and love to KINGDOM.

We would like to inform you of our official position on KINDOM’s previously shared plans for the future.

This is to inform you that CHIWOO, a member of KINGDOM, has terminated his exclusive contract due to personal reasons, and has left the group.

We apologize for causing concern to many, including fans, with this sudden news.

The fan signing events scheduled for Friday and Sunday will be proceeded with, in a six-member system. The record label will provide a full refund to the fans who won CHIWOO’s personal video call signing event.

Thank you.”


Talking about CHIWOO, the popular K-pop sensation made his debut as a part of the KINGDOM group with the other members on February 18, 2021. Their first EP was titled History of Kingdom: Part I. Arthur. For the unversed, the group members also recently made a comeback with their fourth-ever EP titled History of Kingdom: Part IV. Dann. It was released on March 31, 2022, and received a tremendous response from music lovers.