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Nam Tae Hyun talks the true reason behind his departure from WINNER, changes, regrets, and more

By yckim124   Thursday, May 25, 2017   312,273   17,016   0

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Nam Tae Hyun opened up about his departure from WINNER during an online chat with Dingo Music.


On May 25, Dingo Music shared the video of their online interview with Nam Tae Hyun and his new band South Club. Nam Tae Hyun and his members introduced themselves and dropped hints about their upcoming release ''Hug Me''. Then on a more serious note, Nam Tae Hyun sat down for a sincere talk about his departure from WINNER.


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Dingo first said, "There were lots of talks when you departed the group. What's the true reason behind your departure?"


Nam Tae Hyun responded, "There are a lot of speculations but they are only speculations. I left after making a good compromise. We just had different paths to walk." Dingo then asked if he was afraid of leaving the label. He answered, "It was hard at the time. To me, it was a place like home."


The next question asked if he ever regretted his decision, and Nam Tae Hyun said, "No, but I'm just sorry." He explained, "Good or bad, there were changes because of me. I just pray that this will turn out to be good changes in the future."


Dingo continued with the next question, asking, "What is the biggest change that happened to you?" Nam Tae Hyun honestly answered, "I became poor." He and Dingo burst into laughter. Nam Tae Hyun continued, "I was wealthy during YG and now I'm back to my place. People shouldn't change too easy ya know", and he added, "(trying to cheer me up)."


Nam Tae Hyun also revealed that he was scared during the time of numerous controversies surrounding him. 


To watch the full interview, check out the clip above. 


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Aki06 Friday, May 26, 2017

Good for him

ThsDee Friday, May 26, 2017

Still miss him

judyi Friday, May 26, 2017

I just miss him

hiroonakamura Friday, May 26, 2017

so basically he reveals what all of us knew - YGE was bullshitting when they said that he was leaving due to mental problems

SicaLicka Friday, May 26, 2017

TRANSLATION ERROR!!!! it says "I knew i couldn't compete with TWICE, SicaLicka's wives, so i had to leave WINNER....also SicaLicka is very lucky to have such beautiful women in his life."

RAS33 Friday, May 26, 2017

I like his honesty

tater Friday, May 26, 2017

I'm happy that he finally got to speak his piece. Everyone was speaking except for him until now. I'm also happy that he gave such mature (and some humorous) answers and didn't shade anyone. I'm still holding onto hope that someday OT5 will be seen together publicly again 🙏🏾 Nam Taehyun & South Club, hwaiting!

LveKimTae Friday, May 26, 2017

Huge respect for this man. He followed his heart and made the decision to leave. As long as his happy then there's no problems.

atravista Friday, May 26, 2017

Only popular because Winner is in YG

lilianlo Friday, May 26, 2017

Aw I still miss him in WINNER but he looks happy so I mean if he is happy we should be too...right? HWAITING Tae Hyun and WINNER

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