WJSN’s Mei Qi and Xuan Yi have left mission group Rocket Girls.
WJSN’s Chinese company Yuehua Entertainment launched an official assertion on August 9 asserting that the 2 members had formally left the mission group. Rocket Girls is the ultimate group shaped by the Chinese model of “Produce 101,” and initially consisted of 11 members who had been chosen by a voting course of. Mei Qi and Xuan Yi joined the group after coming in first and second place respectively on the present.
Yuehua Entertainment took to their official Weibo account to publish their official assertion, which they co-wrote with Mavericks Entertainment, one other company that additionally introduced they are going to be withdrawing their artist Winnie (Zhang Zining) from the group. Yuehua acknowledged, “We consider the unreasonable and unmanageable schedule association will trigger psychological stress and bodily hurt to our artists, and has additionally made it unimaginable for us to make sure that our artists are capable of take enough breaks.”
Conflicts between Tencent, which is in control of the Chinese program and the ultimate mission group, and WJSN’s companies Starship Entertainment and Yuehua Entertainment had been previously reported on. The former had claimed that Mei Qi and Xuan Yi will solely be selling as Rocket Girls for the subsequent two years, whereas the latter claimed their contract would enable the 2 members to be lively in each Rocket Girls and WJSN.
Touching upon the conflicts, Yuehua defined that that they had been in fixed negotiations with Tencent concerning the matter. However, issues didn’t work out as they acknowledged, “We requested that Mei Qi and Xuan Yi be capable to promote concurrently as Rocket Girls and WJSN, however our request was denied.” The company acknowledged that such a stipulation had been agreed upon by Tencent earlier than Rocket Girls was shaped.
In their assertion, Yuehua revealed that that they had despatched a letter to Tencent on August 7 notifying the top of their participation within the mission. They emphasised that Mei Qi, Xuan Yi, and WJSN’s companies won’t participate in Rocket Girls’ actions, and the 2 members will as an alternative deal with WJSN’s future comeback.