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AOA Youkyung's contract with FNC Entertainment comes to an end

By beansss   Saturday, October 15, 2016   96,346   6,869   115
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On October 15, FNC Entertainment notified fans via AOA's official fan cafe that the contract between the label and the band's drummer Youkyung has come to an end. 


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FNC's statement reads as follows: 


"Hello, this is FNC Entertainment. 

We're here to inform you fans of some unfortunate news. 

We would like to announce the fact that our contract with AOA's drummer Youkyung has come to an end. 

We were able to arrive on this conclusion after a long and thorough discussion, and we ultimately decided to respect Youkyung's wishes. 

Despite the fact that Youkyung's contract has ended with our label, she plans to join AOA for the group's band projects as an honorary member by fulfilling her role as the drummer. 

We'd like to thank all you fans who've encouraged Youkyung, and we ask that you give your love and support to Youkyung, who will be setting off on a new start ahead as well as to the members of AOA. 

Thank you."


It sounds like we'll still be able to see Youkyung on the drums in the band version of AOA! Best of luck, girl!

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    NORM Sunday, October 16, 2016

    Guys, IMO i actually think FNC & her have a good relationship. AOA wasnt all that famous during their band years. When they decided to be more of a regular idol group, they didnt force youkyung to join it/to leave, they let her be. She was always a drummer in their band performances, even at their last concert. If they both werent on good terms, i doubt she'd be coming back for band performances when she no longer has a contract

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    hiroonakamura Sunday, October 16, 2016

    it's interesting that she always said no to joining AOA as long as it wasnt in a band project. I think she'll never join them again coz by now they will never do the band thing again

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    kalione Sunday, October 16, 2016

    this is so sad. out all of AOA concepts i prefered AOA black now without Youkyung we won't be getting that. I hope she will be successful in the future.

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