In breaking news, the agencies of the X1 members have released a joint statement announcing X1’s disbandment.
This is Play M Entertainment, Yuehua Entertainment, TOP Media, OUI Entertainment, MBK Entertainment, Woollim Entertainment, DSP Media, Starship Entertainment, and Brand New Music.
Each agency wanted to reach an agreement in principle, but we were unable to do so, so the decision was made for X1 to disband.
CJ ENM has also released a statement regarding the disbandment of X1.
Hello, this is CJ ENM.
We tried to continue having X1 promote, but due to disagreements from the agencies and respecting their final decisions, X1 will disband.
— CJ ENM
Earlier in the day, it was reported that several of the X1 members’ agencies did not agree on keeping the group together, and that the group would only continue on if all 11 members and their agencies agreed to stay.