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Lee Seung Gi Leaving Hook Entertainment after 17 years
The agency has confirmed the news of Lee Seung Gi Leaving Hook Entertainment. The actor, who debuted in June 2004, will be leaving after his contract termination on May 31. That being said, it means that his most recent performance in Mouse Korean drama was his last project with Hook Entertainment.
Lee Seung Gi to Establish One-Man Agency – An official Statement
On May 24, the agency released an official statement, confirming the actor has decided to leave the agency to establish a one-man agency of his own.
“Hello, this is Hook Entertainment.
Our exclusive contract with Lee Seung Gi will be terminated on May 31.
Although we’ve been together for a long time even before his debut with a relationship based on a trust, he recently decided to establish a new one-man agency and promote independently, so we agreed to maintain a cooperative relationship in the future.
We sincerely thank our partner Lee Seung Gi for staying with us for a long time as he played an active role as one of Korea’s top artists.
We would also like to express our sincere gratitude to the fans for showing their love and support for Lee Seung Gi, and we ask you to continue to show him unlimited support in the future.
We will do our best to support Lee Seung Gi and cheer him on as he takes on more challenges as an independent artist.
Furthermore, there was also a report on the same day from Sports Chosun, mentioning that Lee Seung Gi will be forming his one-man agency with his father. However, there has yet been any statement confirming this report.
Fans Cheering Lee Seung Gi for Leaving Hook Entertainment after 17 Years
The news may be surprising to everyone because Lee Seung Gi latest project with the company, Mouse Korean drama, has just ended a while ago. However, fans are cheering, knowing that the actor is finally leaving Hook Entertainment after 17 years to become independent.
lee seung gi will be leaving hook entertainment and plans to launch his own agency— ً (@exquisitekdrama) May 24, 2021
I STAN INDEPENDENT MAN
Actor/Singer Lee Seunggi didn’t renew his contract in his current Agency Hook Entertainment and Reportedly Establish One-Man Agency With His Father.— Joyce Quarteros (@inspiritjoyce) May 24, 2021
OMGGGGG OUR FUTURE CEO 😍😍
CONGRATULATIONS CEO LEE SEUNGGI 😍🥰 pic.twitter.com/UzfBdpuQjO
Lee Seung Gi and Dara leaving their agencies after 17 years.. give them that loyalty award— 🦋 (@hugeself_) May 24, 2021
Let’s keep rooting for Lee Seung Gi, and hope he becomes even more successful onwards!
Also, enjoy a recap of his excellent acting skills in Mouse Korean drama:
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