Leessang's Gary is permanently leaving SBS variety show 'Running Man'.
The reason behind Gary's departure is due to his desire to focus on music. The producers further explained, "Gary expressed his desire to focus on his music studies and revealed that he wants to invest more time in music. The 'Running Man' producers decided to respect Gary's decision to pursue his main field as a musician. We sincerely appreciate Gary who has given great effort for 'Running Man' as the original member for the past 7 years."
The last recording with Gary is set on October 31, and 'Running Man' will continue on without Gary starting in November.