Sungmin To Not Partake In Super Juniors Comeback Activities

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Sungmin To Not Partake In Super Junior's Comeback Activities
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Sungmin To Not Partake In Super Junior's Comeback Activities

Earlier in June, when Super Junior had made announcements of their comeback, fans of Super Junior's official fan cafe had made a decision to boycott member Sungmin from the group and future activities.

Now it seems the protest has come true with news buzzing around that Sungminand the agency have both decided he will not be partaking in Super Junior's current comeback as well as some other future activities.

It was revealed on July 6th that Sungmin would not be present at Super Junior's 'SMTOWN Live World Tour VI' concerts due to fan objections and protest. He will not be involved in any Korean or Japanese activities and will also be absent from the group's comeback in October. SM Entertainment as well as Label SJ, a company within SM that handles Super Junior, released the following statements on the issue.

Super Juniors Agency Responds To Reports Of Fall Comeback
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Super Juniors Agency Responds To Reports Of Fall Comeback

After reports surfaced that Super Junior will be making a comeback in October or November, the group’s agency has responded.

On June 6, SJ Label (an exclusive agency for the group under SM Entertainment) confirmed that the group is planning to return in 2017. However, they also stated, We are in discussion about the exact time and the member lineup for their comeback.

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With members Eunhyuk and Donghae set to be discharged from their mandatory military service in July and Choi Siwon doing the same in August, it seems that the three members will be joining the group for their upcoming comeback. Meanwhile, Ryeowook and Kyuhyun will not be able to take part as they have both recently enlisted. There has been no official announcement yet about Kangins potential participation after his drunk driving incident in May.

Netizens heavily oppose Sungmin being a part of Super Junior's comeback later this year
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Netizens heavily oppose Sungmin being a part of Super Junior's comeback later this year

Shortly after news announcing that Super Junior would be making a comeback for the first time in approximately 2 years this October, opposition toward the group's comeback as 8-members is one the rise.

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It's been revealed that Super Junior will be making a comeback with the following members later this year - Leeteuk, Heechul, Yesung, Siwon, Eunhyuk, Donghae, Shindong, and Sungmin. (Siwon, Eunhyuk, and Donghae will be returning from their military service soon, while Ryeowook and Kyuhyun enlisted last year and this year, respectively. Kangin is currently on hiatus after his 2nd DUI case back in May of 2016.)

Super Junior's Comeback Will Include Sungmin And Exclude Kangin
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Super Junior's Comeback Will Include Sungmin And Exclude Kangin

Super Junior will make their comeback this year with eight members and Kangin will not take part in it. Kangin is currently taking a hiatus and he cannot join other members for this year's comeback.

The eight members who will have their comeback as Super Junior are Leeteuk, Heechul, Yesung, Eunhyuk, Donghae, Shindong, and Sungmin. Ryeowook and Kyuhyun are currently serving in military service and they cannot join this comeback with other members.

Kangin took the hiatus since the hit and run case in May 2016 when many elfs really wanted him to leave the group. It was the second time Kangin made the same mistake caused by driving while drunk. His fans were really disappointed in him and they even posted a petition for Kangin to leave the group, Asian Junkiereported.

Super Juniors Sungmin Unable To Join SMTOWN Concert Due To Fan Boycott
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Super Juniors Sungmin Unable To Join SMTOWN Concert Due To Fan Boycott

Last month, one of Super Juniors most influential fan communities announced that they would be boycotting all of Sungmins activities as a celebrity.

On July 6, a representative from Super Juniors agency SJ Label stated, Sungmin, who recently had an issue with his fans, will not be joining the SMTOWN concerts held in Korea and Japan. Kangin, who is currently self-reflecting on his drunk driving case, will not be attending either. The rest of the members [who arent enlisted in the military] will be performing at the concert.