JYP Entertainment has announced that Jeongyeon will be taking a break to focus on her health and well-being.
In a statement published today (18/08), the entertainment company announced that the TWICE member will not be participating in the group's forthcoming activities to prioritise her health and recovery, after suffering from panic and psychological anxiety.
"Although Jeongyeon was moving forward with her schedule while simultaneously taking action for recovery, we value our artists' health as the most important issue. Therefore, after eep discussions internally accompanied by professional medical measures, we have decided that it is needed for Jeongyeon to have sufficient time to focus on her recovery and rest," reads JYP Entertainment's official statement.
Regarding Jeongyeon's health situationhttps://t.co/i1VdRVTU94— TWICE (@JYPETWICE) August 18, 2021
Read their full statement below.
Hello, this is JYP Entertainment.
We would like to inform you about Jeongyeon's current health situation.
Jeongyeon is curently experiencing panic and psychological anxiety.
Although Jeongyeon was moving forward with her schedule while simultaneously taking action for recovery, we value our artists' health as the most important issue. Therefore, after deep discussions internally accompanied by professional medical measures, we have decided that it is needed for Jeongyeon to have sufficient time to focus on her recovery and rest
After discussions with Jeongyeon herself and other TWICE members, we inforn you that Jeongyeon will be unable to attend TWICE's acitvity for a while in future schedule.
As the artist label, we will provide the best procdedures for Jeongyeon to recover with sufficient amount of time.
We kindly ask for your love and support for Jeongyeon's full recovery.
TWICE most recently released their album Perfect World and are slated to release their first English single this September. Jeongyeon also previously took a break from the group's activities last year to focus on her health.
Following the announcement, ONCEs (TWICE fans) took to social media to share their support and good wishes for the TWICE vocalist. Check out what some of them had to say below.
Jeongyeon we'll always wait for you, thank you for always doing your best for onces🥺— •ches•💌 | KEB1 CYN1 (@yoochaerykim) August 18, 2021
We love you so much JEONGYEON💚 pic.twitter.com/RjGHFXvXQB
Restwell Jeongyeon. We will always be waiting for you no matter what, take all the time you need to rest. Take care my love so you can smile like this again 🥺💚— smooth💌 (@lildahyun) August 18, 2021
WE LOVE YOU JEONGYEON pic.twitter.com/HDKRzAORZc
we'll wait for you Jeongyeon, until whenever you are really ready. It's okay to rest as long as you need bcs your health is the most important. please take care, Jeongyeon. as deep as the ocean and as high as the sky, we love you, Yoo Jeongyeon💚#WeLoveYouJeongyeon @JYPETWICE pic.twitter.com/wbk1YbM9Ij— kimlangnim. (@lil_jeongie) August 18, 2021
Watch the music video for TWICE's 'Perfect World' here.