Following the news that members Song Jihyo and Kim Jongkook would be let go from ‘Running Man,‘ the SBS production crew held an emergency meeting in Seoul on December 16th. According to the producers, they met with all six cast members to clear all issues and misunderstandings. It was then decided that the show would officially come to an end by February, 2017.
According to the production team, “Running Man members and producers gathered together in Seoul today for an emergency meeting and overcame their misunderstandings and miscommunications. After deep and lengthy discussion both sides decided to end the show at the end of February 2017…However, they decided that they did not want to end the show on such a sad note so therefore decided to have all 6 members, Yoo Jae Suk, Ji Suk Jin, Haha, Lee Kwang Soo, Song Ji Hyo and Kim Jong Kook.” The producers have vowed to do their best in the remaining episodes as their way of saying thank you to their loyal viewers who have been there these past 6 years.
It’s sad to hear the show will be coming to an end but it’s good to hear that all the members will be seeing it through together. Yoo Jae-suk, Kim Jong-kook, Song Ji-hyo, Haha, Ji Suk-jin, Lee Kwang-soo, and Gary you will surely be missed!
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Edited by: Gigi E.