On December 24th, ITZY performed "Chesire" and "What I Want" at the '2022 SBS Gayo Daejeon.' While members showed off their powerful charisma as usual, Chaeryeong was seen struggling at the end of the performing "What I Want". Then Chaeryeong was spotted getting help from Lia after the performance.
In addition, ITZY also appeared and performed as a guest at Psy's concert on this day which made fans worry about Chaeryeong's physical condition.
Regarding the issue, JYP Entertainment commented that they are investigating. As fans raised their concerns, Chaeryeong quickly stepped up and dispelled fans' worries through the online fan community.
She explained the ending was not initially scheduled and she insisted to appear as a concert guest artist. She reassured fans, "The label wanted to prioritize my health but I really wanted to perform. Everything was on my own terms."