Hong Kong singer Lucas Wong has left Okay-pop boyband NCT and its Chinese language sub-group WayV.
Right this moment (Could 10), Lucas took to his private Instagram account to announce that he’s leaving each NCT and WayV. The information comes a couple of 12 months and a half after the singer halted all actions following a dishonest and gaslighting controversy.
In his assertion, Lucas mentioned that his choice to go away NCT and WayV comes “after an extended interval of consideration”. He added: “I’m actually sorry for the members, and I’m additionally reluctant to half with this friendship that has been occurring for thus a few years.”
“I considered it for a very long time earlier than deciding to give up, however ultimately I assumed it was choice for everybody,” Lucas added, whereas additionally hinted at potential solo profession sooner or later. “Within the days to return, I’ll strive my finest to turn out to be a extra mature Huang Xuxi and a greater Lucas.”
Lucas’ label SM Leisure has additionally since confirmed the singer’s departure from NCT and WayV. In its assertion, the company mentioned that the choice got here after “deliberate discission” with Lucas.
“We made a mutual choice to half methods with the group[s] NCT and WayV to pursue his particular person endeavours,” SM Leisure mentioned. “Lucas is planning on exhibiting his efficiency although all kinds of particular person works to any extent further.”
— SMTOWN (@SMTOWNGLOBAL) Could 10, 2023
Lucas can be a member of the SM Leisure supergroup SuperM, alongside EXO‘s Baekhyun and Kai, NCT’s Taeyong, Ten and Mark, and SHINee‘s Taemin. It’s at present unclear if he’ll proceed to be a member of SuperM going ahead.