K-pop idol Jang Gyu-ri has decided to leave her girl group Fromis 9 with the expiration of her exclusive contract

According to the agency’s statement, the singer “maintained the conditions of the original contract with her former agency”

The artist and the company made the decision after careful consideration and discussions on what would be the best path for everyone

Please continue to send your love and support to Jang Gyuri, who has always committed to do her best as a member of fromis_9, and to the eight members of fromis_9

Fromis_9 will continue as an eight-member group with the remaining girls Lee Saerom, Song Hayoung, Park Jiwon, Roh Jisun, Lee Seoyeon, Lee Chaeyoung, Lee Nagyung, and Baek Jiheon

“[fromis_9] will meet fans for their upcoming activities in Japan as well as other various activities scheduled for the second half of this year,” PLEDIS Entertainment informed

Jang Gyuri debuted as a member of the girl group in 2018 after she finished ninth place in Korea’s Idol School

fromis_9 released their first mini album To. Heart in 2018, and is known for their songs “DM” and “LOVE BOMB.”