Lim Young Min has officially left AB6IX following his recent drunk driving incident.

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On June 8, the group’s agency posted the following official statement:

Hello, this is Brand New Music.

First of all, we express sincere gratitude to the many fans who give love to AB6IX.

After thorough discussion with AB6IX member Lim Young Min, Lim Young Min’s departure from AB6IX was decided today with respect for his wish to no longer cause harm to the group.

We apologize for causing concern to many fans with the sudden news. In addition, we express our deep apologies to the many people involved in these album promotions due to the team’s situation.

As announced previously, AB6IX will continue promotions reorganized as a four-member group, and we will contribute even further effort to support AB6IX for their future.

Lastly, we once again sincerely apologize for having to share disappointing news to the fans who always support and cherish AB6IX, and we will put in our full effort for them to return with more mature music and performances.

We ask for unchanging love and interest for the four members of AB6IX who are working hard on preparing for their comeback even through the difficult situation.

Thank you.

It was announced back on June 4 that Lim Young Min would be halting activities due to his drunk driving on May 31, and he posted a letter of apology later that night. The group’s comeback, originally scheduled for June 8, has been postponed to June 29.