On October 28, Stray Kids‘ agency – JYP Entertainment – released an official statement regarding the departure of member Woojin. The agency said,”Due to personal circumstances, Woojin has terminated his exclusive contract and left the group. We are sorry for delivering such sad news to our fans.”
Regarding the released of their mini album, the agency said,”The release date of Stray Kids’ mini album ‘Clé : LEVANTER’ will be delayed to December 9.“
Agency also asked to support Woojin for his new path, and also to support remaining members of Stray Kids.