On January 3, VAV's label A Team Entertainment revealed via the group's official fan cafe,
"Hello, this is A Team.
We bear heavy hearts as we must deliver unfortunate news at the start of a new year.
VAV Baron's mother has passed away on the evening of January 1.
Baron is currently by his mother's side with his family as they prepare to bid her farewell. Per the family's wishes, the funeral will take place quietly in private. Baron's mother's sending off will be on January 4.
Please send your abundant words of comfort and sympathy so that Baron can return to promotions strongly."
Our condolences go out to Baron and his family.