LE SSERAFIM to debut in Japan as a quintet

WEEKS After it was announced that LE SSERAFIM member Kim Garam is “taking a break from all group activities” following her recent bullying scandal, it looks like the other members are determined to continue as a quintet – at least unofficially.

On Saturday, the group made their debut on Japanese TV. Day of musicperforming a hit single Fearless with the choreography changed to accommodate the current cast.

The group has been promoting with only five members β€” Sakura, Eunchae, Chaewon, Kazuha, and Yunjin β€” since May 22, when they debuted on Korean TV for the first time. inkigayo. This came after a statement released by the group’s agency HYBE Labels/Source Music that said Garam would be taking a temporary break from promotional activities after several former high school classmates accused the 16-year-old of bullying them.

While the group’s agency Source Music has remained silent on Garam’s future with the group, netizens have been open about keeping her out of the group as the likelihood of further scandals is “too high”.

In addition, many responded positively to the remaining lineup, stating that the dance choreography works better with five members.