Produce 101 Season 1s 12th Ranking Trainee Han Hye Ri Leaves Star Empire

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'Produce 101' Season 1's 12th-ranking trainee Han Hye Ri leaves Star Empire
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'Produce 101' Season 1's 12th-ranking trainee Han Hye Ri leaves Star Empire

'Produce 101' Season 1's Han Hye Ri has reportedly left her label.

Han Hye Ri had ranked #12 from season 1 and had just missed joining IOI. She had debuted in the unit group IBI, and had been preparing to debut as OMZM under Star Empire Entertainment.

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Back in January, Star Empire Entertainment had revealed that she had officially signed with the label. However, now insiders have revealed she has recently left the label (and OMZM) and is currently looking for a new label.

Produce 101 Season 2 Trainee Ha Min Ho Leaves Show + Agency Ends Contract Following Controversy
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Produce 101 Season 2 Trainee Ha Min Ho Leaves Show + Agency Ends Contract Following Controversy

Following allegations of trying to engage in sexual relationships with underage fans, Produce 101 Season 2 trainee Ha Min Hos agency has released an official statement regarding the matter.

THEVIBE LABELs official statement:

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Hello, this is THEVIBE LABEL.

We are delivering our official stance regarding Ha Min Ho who is currently a trainee on Produce 101 Season 2.

First, we would like to apologize to everyone who has loved and supported Produce 101 Season 2, the trainees on the show, and the production staff.

Produce 101 Season 2 Releases Statement On Revealing Ranking Of Only One Trainee
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Produce 101 Season 2 Releases Statement On Revealing Ranking Of Only One Trainee

Produce 101 Season 2 has responded to the controversy over the ranking reveal in the June 2 episode.

At the end of the episode, instead of unveiling the current online ranking of all 35 trainees, only Hwang Min Hyun was revealed to be no. 12. All other rankings were covered with question marks. As viewers were especially curious about the rankings due to the change of voting from 11 trainees per day to two per day, many were astounded by the situation, wondering if it was an accident.

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Former Produce 101 Trainee Han Hyeri Reveals Why She Left Star Empire Entertainment
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Former Produce 101 Trainee Han Hyeri Reveals Why She Left Star Empire Entertainment

Han Hyeri, one of the breakout stars from Produce 101, took to her social media to explain why she left Star Empire Entertainment.

She wrote on her Instagram on July 27, saying, Hello, this is Han Hyeri.

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I am writing this because I think some of you might have been very shocked about the sudden news. Firstly, Im very sorry to the fans who were waiting for me.

A lot of things have happened, and Ive become tired in both mind and body. I was very emotionally stressed. After lots of discussion with the company, we came to the conclusion of terminating the contract, thanks to the consideration of the company. Although I am afraid of the uncertain future after the termination of my contract, I would like to hold on to my dream of becoming a singer and try to achieve it until the very end.

'Produce 101' season 1's Han Hye Ri explains her recent departure from Star Empire Entertainment
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'Produce 101' season 1's Han Hye Ri explains her recent departure from Star Empire Entertainment

Previously, it was revealed that 'Produce 101' season 1's Han Hyeri departed from Star Empire. Since the news, she gave a statement as to why she left, and more, through her Instagram page.

She said, "Hello, this is Han Hye Ri. I'm writing this to you all today because I'm sure many people were surprised by the recent news. First of all, I'd like to apologize to all the fans who have been waiting for me. I think my mind and my body have become exhausted due to many things which havehappened over time. I was under a lot of stress mentally and after many thoughts and discussions, I decided to give up my contract with Star Empire. Even though I'm afraid of the uncertain future after terminating my contract, I'm going to continue to strive toward my goal as a singer. I'll be back after taking some time to recharge myself. I'm sure the company will continue to support me in the future and I will continue to support the members of the company. I'll make every effort to meet everyone'sinterests and expectations. Once again, I apologize and thank you."