South Korean media has been reporting that the famous girl group, PRISTIN, is disbanding. According to the reports, the members and Pledis Entertainment held discussions over the last few days but ultimately decided on the disbandment of the group, leaving thousands of fans disappointed.
The group was quite inactive from the last 2 years, no new album was released during the period.
Nayoung, Roa, Yuha, Eunwoo, Rena, Xiyeon, and Kyla have reportedly terminated their contracts with the Pledis Entertainment. But Kyulkyung, Yehana, and Sungyeon will continue to work with the agency
PRISTIN was initially a 10-member group which debuted in March 2017 and released two back-to-back mini albums. PRISTIN also won the Rookie Award from MAMA and Seoul Music Awards following their debut. Five members of PRISTIN previously promoted as unit group PRISTIN V in May 2018.
Previously, there were rumors of disbanding after member Kyla went on a hiatus in October 2017.
PRISTIN's songs on YouTube have gathered millions of views and the group was a rage among fans in its initial days. Here is a video song of the group to freshen up your memories of the group.
Social media is flooded with tributes and fans expressing their disappointment over the decision.
Pristin thank u for existing for the past two years. seriously I still cant believe that our waiting will be end up like this. thank u so much for everything. I will always support all of you Please be happy always no matter what happens or what changes along the way. I love you!— 프리즈매틱 (@_Prismatics) May 24, 2019
Me to pledis when i heard pristin disbands pic.twitter.com/EFcqt0Witt— ًtalia (@seochangbiins) May 24, 2019
thank you pristin. thank you for being with highs for the past years. we love you so much. #ThankYouPristin— 1/3 of geulai (@luviebeams) May 24, 2019