Monsta Xs Hyungwon To Take Break Due To Health Concerns

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MONSTA Xs Hyungwon To Take Break Due To Health Concerns
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MONSTA Xs Hyungwon To Take Break Due To Health Concerns

MONSTA Xs Hyungwon unfortunately has to take a break from the groups activities in order to recover from a health issue.

Shortly before 11 p.m. KST on July 7, MONSTA Xs fan cafe updated with a message from Starship Entertainment that first included an apology to fans for having to convey bad news ahead of MONSTA Xs first world tour BEAUTIFUL.

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During the filming of ‘Music Bank this afternoon, a small wound and swelling was discovered on Hyungwons knee, the statement explained. He immediately went to the hospital, and following an examination was diagnosed with the early stages of cellulitis [a bacterial skin infection].

UP10TIONs Wooshin To Take Break Due To Mental Health Concerns, Group Planning Comeback With 9 Members
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UP10TIONs Wooshin To Take Break Due To Mental Health Concerns, Group Planning Comeback With 9 Members

UP10TIONs agency TOP Media has announced that member Wooshin will be taking a break for health reasons.

The agency wrote in a statement on June 6:

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It has been decided that UP10TIONs Wooshin will be taking a rest from activities for the time being to take time to recharge, due to health issues.

First of all, we apologize for conveying this sudden news to the fans who love UP10TION and Wooshin.

MONSTA X to promote as 6 due to Hyungwon's health issues
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MONSTA X to promote as 6 due to Hyungwon's health issues

MONSTA Xwill be promoting with 6 members due to Hyungwon's sudden health issues.

SEE ALSO: MONSTA X parodies 'Produce 101' in their 3rd teaser for 'MONSTA X-Ray' season 2

It's been revealed he's suffering from the initial stages of cellulitis, a common and potentially serious bacterial skin infection. On July 7, Starship Entertainmenttold fans through MONSTA X' fan cafe, "During MONSTA X' time at 'Music Bank', Hyungwon discovered a small edema on his knee, and after being examined, it was discovered to be the beginning of cellulitis. As the doctor stated the bacteria would spread if Hyungwon doesn't receive adequate treatment, we're following his advice."

MONSTA X's Hyungwon is next to 'Shine Forever' in teaser images
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MONSTA X's Hyungwon is next to 'Shine Forever' in teaser images

MONSTA X' Hyungwon is the next to 'Shine Forever' in the group's teaser images!

SEE ALSO: MONSTA X reveal comeback schedule for 1st repackage album 'Shine Forever'

In the teasers, Hyungwon can be seen pensively looking on against a brickwall and sunny sky. 'Shine Forever' is a repackage of MONSTA X' first album 'Beautiful'.

Meanwhile, MONSTA X will be kicking off their 1st world tour with 'The First World Tour - MONSTA X 'Beautiful'' in Seoul this June 17-18. The boys' full repackaged album, 'Shine Forever', will be out on June 19!

MONSTA X's Hyungwon to attend 'Ultra Korea 2017' as DJ H.ONE!
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MONSTA X's Hyungwon to attend 'Ultra Korea 2017' as DJ H.ONE!

MONSTA X's Hyungwon will be performing at 'Ultra Korea 2017' on June 10 as his set name, DJ H.ONE! 

On June 8, Starship Entertainment stated, "MONSTA X's Hyungwon will perform at the 'UMF KOREA, Ultra Korea 2017' stage with DJ Justin Oh. They will be collaborating and showing a mash-up of the two genres, K-pop and EDM".

Hyungwon also added, "As this EDM festival is a worldwide event and is a huge set, I'll be working extremely hard to show my best". 

Hyungwon and DJ Justin Oh collaborated previously at 'KCON 2017 Japan' which took place back in May. If you haven't had a chance to check out their performance, watch the clip below!