On July 6, P NATION released a statement revealing that Jessi will depart from the agency. The company announced, "We're informing you our exclusive contract with Jessi recently expired. As she was with P NATION since the beginning as the label's first artist, Jessi secured her position as an artist who's loved by more fans with her warm passion and endless effort. That process and her achievements were a positive and enjoyable source for every member of P NATION. We'll continue to cheer on Jessi's future as an artist, and we'll continue to support her diverse activities."
After the announcement was made, many netizens and fans raised their voice in concern for the artist and seemed to have left messages for Jessi asking whether she will be retiring or not.
With more and more fans concerned about Jessi's future activities, Jessi personally left a message for her fans explaining, "I understand people can make assumptions right now based on my current situation...but the truth shall reveal itself in a matter of time..."
She continued to say, "Respectfully...please give me some to collect my thoughts and breathe a bit... (I haven't rested since 2005) but one thing for sure is that this GIRL is NOT retiring. I'm only getting started. Thank you Jebbies for your unconditional love and support."
Lastly, she ended by sharing her love for P Nation, saying, "And lastly, love you Pnation for life."