Yoon has been ordered to rest for now
MANILA, Philippines — K-pop boy group WINNER will temporarily take a break from promotions after frontman Yoon injured his ankle during the CITY HOLIDAYS guerrilla performance, YG Entertainment announced on Monday, July 11.
Yoon reportedly felt ankle discomfort after the event and was taken to a nearby hospital for examination. “Although there are no difficulties in his daily life, we have received the doctor’s diagnosis that he temporarily needs rest,” the agency said in its official statement according to a translated statement. Soompi report.
As a result, the entire band will be absent from the rest of the week’s scheduled music shows. However, YG Entertainment decided to proceed with shows that don’t require much movement to let Yoon “deliver on his promise to the fans.”
“We plan to discuss future music show appearances based on the artist’s recovery status, and we would appreciate it if you could understand this aspect with an open mind,” YG Entertainment added.
The band just made their long-awaited comeback after almost two years on July 5th with a music video for their HOLIDAY The title track from the EP “I LOVE U”.
WINNER is a four-boy group that was formed by YG Entertainment’s survival show WIN: Who’s next. The group officially debuted on August 17, 2014, with the full album 2014 S/S. Vocalist Taehyun left the group and terminated his contract with YG Entertainment in 2016. Its remaining members are Jinu, Mino, Hoony, and Yoon. – with reports by Juno Reyes/Rappler.com
Juno Reyes is a Rappler trainee.