On September 22, followers of the fourth-generation boy group TO1 have been shocked when member Renta introduced through Instagram that he would depart the group.
“Howdy, that is Renta.
I wished to ensure I let TOgethers know the way grateful I’m, so I wrote this letter.
Lately, I’ve been considering over my future, and what can be subsequent step for me as I’m going forward in life, and within the course of I talked so much with my household, my members, and the corporate. I assumed it over very rigorously and on the finish of this dialogue, I’ve come to conclude my actions as TO1’s Renta, and we’ve all determined to cheer on one another as we head on to raised paths.
I got here to korea with the dream of being an idol, and within the midst of experiencing many alternative issues was in a position to debut as a member of TO1 and fulfill that dream. i used to be very glad.
I all the time instructed this to my household and to my members however i actually really feel prefer it was written in my destiny to debut as TO1, and I beloved it. Previously 12 months i used to be in a position to meet so many individuals and have a number of treasured experiences.
I used to be in a position to attain the issues that I had been dreaming of lengthy earlier than my debut and the occasions I used to be in a position to spend with our chief Jaeyun, Chan, Donggeon, Jisu, Jeyou, Kyungho, Daigo, and Yeojeong, have been the happiest in my life.
Greater than something, i used to be in a position to have these glad occasions due to TOgethers who stayed by my aspect. Thanks, TOgethers.
I wished to indicate a extra improved and grown aspect of myself to TOgethers and I’m unhappy to go away it at this, however I’ll all the time do my easiest to ensure i can put my greatest foot ahead sooner or later.
I want the most effective for our TOgethers all the time. Be sure to eat effectively. I’ll be simply positive, too, so don’t fear about me.
I like you, TOgethers, and thanks!
I’ll see you once more.”
As targets and wishes change, it’s not shocking to see members depart from their teams, however it’s uncommon to see as many members go away a bunch as have departed from TO1 within the final two years.
TO1, initially TOO, is a boy group created from the 2019 survival program To Be World Klass. Initially ten members, the group made their official debut in April 2020.
Some followers say that is the place the “dangerous luck” across the group started, because the Produce collection rigging scandal started once they have been created and first lively, taking consideration away from the group.
After their switch to WakeOne and title change, the members continued making music till their first line-up change in April 2020, when member Chihoon departed from the group.
June 2020 noticed an enormous change to the line-up, with members Woongi, Minsu, and Jerome introduced to be leaving the group. On the identical time, WakeOne added three new members — Daigo, Renta, and Yeojeong.
TO1 haven’t launched new music since November 2022, and with Renta’s announcement, many are left questioning what is going on with the group. Others have criticized WakeOne for his or her inactivity, wishing for the proficient group to be lively once more.
Renta is leaving to1…? 😭 ive by no means seen a bunch this badly cursed wth is happening in that firm
— ًًً (@haknyoo) September 22, 2023
chihoon left to1.
woonggi left to1.
jerome left to1.
minsu left to1.
and now renta left to1.
you have wasted them a lot @wakeone_offcl. like what the HELL. you have mismanaged them AS FUCK. you did not give their one other comeback. you have simply left hanging like there’s nothing.
— carljun ✨ (@justbbangkyu) September 22, 2023
i really feel so sorry for renta man fuck wakeone for debuting him daigo and yeojeong simply to place to1 is an indefinite hiatus
— elle (@4wnggi) September 22, 2023
WakeOne has not posted an official announcement about Renta’s departure as of writing.
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