Jang Gyu-ri will leave the girl group fromis_9. Pledis Entertainment announced on July 28, “fromis_9 will reorganize the team with eight members starting in August.”
According to Pledis Entertainment, Jang Gyu-ri finishs activities with fromis_9’s 5th mini album “from our Memento Box”. As of July 31, her contract with Pledis will be completed early.
The 8 members of fromis_9, including Lee Sae-rom, Song Ha-young, Park Ji-won, Noh Ji-sun, Lee Seo-yeon, Lee Chae-young, Lee Na-gyung, and Baek Ji-heon, moved to Pledis and signed new exclusive contracts in August 2021. However Jang Gyu-ri maintained the original terms of the contract with previous agency.
Pledis said, “The decision was made after a long discussion and consideration together on what is the best direction for each other. We ask for your generous encouragement and love to the eight fromis_9 members who are about to make a new leap and Jang Gyu-ri, who has done her best as a member of fromis_9.”