The BOYZ’s Sunwoo goes on a hiatus owing to health concerns

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Sunwoo, one of the members of THE BOYZ, is reportedly going on a temporary hiatus from the group. IST Entertainment, the agency associated with the boy band, has confirmed the same via a notice circulated on August 30, 2022. According to the agency’s statement, Sunwoo had complained of ill health recently. Now, following the discussions between him and the company, Sunwoo’s activities have reportedly been suspended till further notice.

Official statement

Here is the official statement issued by IST Entertainment regarding Sunwoo’s health.


This is IST Entertainment.

First of all, we sincerely thank the fans who support and love THE BOYZ.

We would like to inform you about the temporary suspension of activities of THE BOYZ member Sunwoo.

Recently, Sunwoo complained of poor physical condition and health problems.

After careful discussion with the artist himself, we have decided to temporarily suspend his activities and focus on his health recovery.

We ask for your understanding of the decision to put the artist’s health first.

Information on future recovery status and schedule joining will be announced at a later date.

We apologize for causing concern to fans with this sudden news, and we ask for your support and encouragement.

Thank you.”

Previous hiatus

Previously, the youngest member of the group, Eric, took a break from THE BOYZ to focus on his health in March. He had since gone back to Los Angeles, his hometown. As of now, he is yet to resume his activities. Eric was reportedly also seen attending the group’s show earlier. Onlookers also spotted him at the listening party of GOT7 member Mark Tuan’s solo album on August 25, 2022.

Talking about the fans of the group, they have come out in support of the members. Earlier, the group’s member Hyunjae was also taken to a hospital for further treatment as he felt unwell during a music show promotion schedule.

Coming to THE BOYZ, they made a comeback with the seventh mini-album titled BE AWARE. Its title track, WHISPER, was released on August 16, 2022, and the group is currently promoting the same on all platforms.