On July 13, rumors about former Pristin members joining girl group RaNia spread on Twitter. The post seems to be sharing an article from a fan-exclusive Daum Cafe forum and was first discussed by Korean netizens.
The post mentioned that RaNia will introduce 6 new members into their new 8-members lineup, along with original members Jieun and Hyeme, after the departure of the other three members including Zi.U, Ttabo, and Namfon.
There are five former members of Pledis Entertainment's disbanded girl group, Pristin who are mentioned to be re-debuting as RaNia members, including Im Nayoung, Kim Minkyung (Roa), Kang Kyungwon (Yuha), Jeong Eunwoo and Kang Yebin (Rena). The lineup also includes a former member of girl group Stellar, Go Youngheun, who was added right before the disbandment of Stellar.
As evidence, netizens also found that RaNia's Jieun, Hyeme, and former Stellar's Youngheun had recently followed each other on Instagram.
However, RaNia's agency, DR Music has yet to confirmed nor denied this rumor. What do you think about this rumor? Feel free to let us know in the comment section. Stay tuned for more updates.