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ASTRO’s Rocky leaves group and agency after 7 years

ASTRO’s Rocky has officially left both the group and the agency according to Fantagio.

Fantagio announced on February 28 that Rocky would be departing ASTRO upon the expiration of his contract with the agency.

The agency also announced that the rest of the members will be continuing activities as a five member group, though they will be focusing on the unit and solo activities for the time being.”

Back in December, ASTRO’s JinJin, Cha Eun Woo, Moonbin, and Sanha all renewed their contracts with Fantagio. Their other member, MJ, is currently serving his military services and will be discussing his contract renewal when he returns.

Here is Fantagio’s full statement:


This is Fantagio.

First, we would like to sincerely thank all the fans who give ASTRO their love and support.

After a deep discussion with Rocky, who has been with us as a member of ASTRO for the past seven years, it has been decided that he will be ending both his exclusive contract with our agency and his activities as a member of ASTRO.

We thank Rocky for doing his utmost for a long time as a member of ASTRO, and we will be sincerely rooting for Rocky in the future.

We also thank the many fans who have supported and watched over Rocky, and we ask that you continue to give Rocky your unchanging interest and support as he makes a fresh start.

ASTRO will continue on as a five-member group in the future, and together with Fantagio, the members will be focusing on unit and solo activities for the time being. We plan to actively give them our unsparing support so that [the members] can be active in a wide variety of areas.

We ask that you continue to give the ASTRO members lots of interest and support.

Thank you.”

Meanwhile, fans of ASTRO reacts to Rocky’s departure from the group.

Some also express thank the K-pop idol for his time as an ASTRO member.


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