On August 30, Woollim Entertainment officially announced that Hoya has decided to leave the group and the agency. INFINITE will now be promoting as a group of 6.
An insider provided details on the boy group's upcoming plans. To Xports News, the insider stated, "First, the members will have to complete their individual schedules in order to prepare for a new album. They'll try to make a comeback before the year ends, however, the specific time period has not been set."
Meanwhile, Hoya, who has starred in the dramas 'Reply 1997', 'Glowing Office', and more, is expected to expand his acting career under a new agency.