Looks like another senior group is biting the dust and that group happens to be K-pop‘s longest running girl group, Jewelry. It has been announced that they have officially disbanded.
On January 7th, Star Empire revealed the news, “Jewelry officially disbanded as of January 2015. Ha Ju Yeon (Baby J) and Park Semi’s contract expired with Star Empire, while Kim Yewon is continuing activities under Star Empire.”
The groups now former agency released a statement regarding the groups separation and asked that fans like would remember the good times. You can read Star Empire’s full post on the girl group’s fancafe below, the official statement was posted on January 7th at 6:40PM KST:
This is Star Empire
Jewelry which debuted in March of 2001 with the song <I Love You>
Has officially disbanded as of January 2015.
We thank everyone who has loved Jewelry and their music for long 14 years.
We ask that you will cheer on the members of Jewelry who will continue their career as individuals
Ha Jooyeon and Park Semi whose contracts are now expired will leave Star Empire to find new nests and Kim Yewon has decided to stay in Star Empire.
Park Jungah , Seo Inyoung, Ha Jooyeon, Kim Yewon, and Park Semi got together for the first time in a long time to do a photo shoot and Jewelry’s las photo shoot will be included in the February issue of Instyle.
We sincerely thank everyone from Jewelry Box (Official fanclub) who has shown Jewelry such love.”
The group debuted in March of 2001 with “I Love You”. Over time, they grew rapidly in both popularity and as artist themselves along with the multiple member changes. The agency also reveals that former member Seo In Young and Park Jung Ah, as well as the latest members of Jewelry, Eunjung, Baby J, Yewon, and Semi, came together for one last pictorial for the February issue of InStyle magazine on January 7th which.
Edited by: LeighDarling
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