Candy Shop’s Member Change 2 Months After Debut Sparks Controversy— Yuina Temporarily Steps Back For THIS Reason

Brave Entertainment, the agency behind Candy Shop, has announced a significant change in the lineup of their new girl group. Yuina, one of Candy Shop’s members, will be temporarily suspending her activities due to health reasons.

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The agency stated, “We had an in-depth discussion with Yuina regarding this, and after careful consideration, we decided to temporarily suspend activities out of respect for the artist’s opinion.”

This decision comes just two months after Candy Shop’s debut.

With Yuina’s absence, Candy Shop plans to continue as a four-member group by recruiting new members. The agency clarified that Yuina will not be participating in any future scheduled events.

Candy Shop Member  Yuina / Candy Shop Official Instagram
Candy Shop Member Yuina / Candy Shop Official Instagram
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Candy Shop, composed of Soram, Sui, Sarang, and Yuina, debuted under Brave Entertainment on March 27.

They are the latest group launched by Brave Brothers, known for creating successful acts like Brave Girls. Yuina, the group’s sub-vocalist and the only Japanese member, played a significant role in Candy Shop’s early days.

Candy Shop Kpop Girl Group
Candy Shop Kpop Girl Group
(Photo : INSTAGRAM)

Here is the complete text of the official statement from Brave Entertainment:

hello.This is Brave Entertainment.

We express our deepest regret for delivering sudden news to the fans who support our artist Candy Shop.

Candy Shop member Yuina has temporarily suspended Candy Shop activities due to health reasons.

We had an in-depth discussion with Yuina regarding this, and after careful consideration, we decided to temporarily suspend activities out of respect for the artist’s opinion.

Accordingly, Yuina will not attend the upcoming schedule, and Candy Shop will continue its activities as a four-member group by recruiting new members.

We promise to provide full support and do our best to ensure that Candy Shop continues to present a great performance. We ask for your continued support and love for Candy Shop.

thank you.

Meanwhile, Brave Entertainment, known for BB Girls’ success, introduces Candy Shop, its first girl group in over a decade. The group’s debut performance video garnered attention worldwide, showcasing their talent and charisma.

Named to symbolize youth and diversity, Candy Shop teases vibrant concepts through social media. Netizens react positively, anticipating the group’s debut. Brave Entertainment’s move reflects its commitment to nurturing new talent. Candy Shop is set to debut in the first half of the year, promising to make waves in the K-pop scene.