DSP Denies Rumors of So Min Joining Kara
DSP Media stated that the speculations about So Min leaving April to join Kara are groundless.
DSP stated to Newsen on November 9, "The decision (to leave) was made after long conversations with So Min. Our contract with So Min will remain as is. As a DSP artist, So Min and the company are deliberating her future plans together."Since So Min′s withdrawal from April was announced, some fans have been speculating that So Min will be joining Kara and that a new member will be joining April. The agency rep addressed the rumors, saying "We have never considered such things. It′s not true at all."
Meanwhile, April′s agency, DSP Media, announced So Min′s withdrawal from the group on its official website on November 9 and that April will be restructured as a five-member group. DSP stated, "We are letting you know that the company′s artist April will be restructured as a five-member group. As of today, April′s So Min will be leaving the group and embarking on a new begining."
The agency continued, "So Min had been thinking a lot about her path recently and after relaying these thoughts to the company, we spent plenty of time having discussions. After long deliberations between the company and So Min, we decided to respect So Min′s opinion and restructure the team."
April made its debut this year with mini album Dreaming.