Update: SM Entertainment Shares Update On Red Velvet’s Wendy’s Injuries + SBS Issues Apology
Updated December 25 KST:
SM Entertainment has shared more details about Wendy’s injury.
Speaking to No Cut News, a source from SM Entertainment stated, “During rehearsals for her individual performance for 2019 SBS Gayo Daejeon, Wendy fell from the stage and sustained injuries.”
They continued to explain, “Wendy was immediately taken to the hospital for a thorough examination, and she sustained injuries to her face and fractures in her pelvis and wrist on the right side of her body. She has undergone emergency treatment and is currently awaiting additional examinations.” They concluded by stating, “As her health comes first, we will focus on her treatment.”
They added, “Regarding Red Velvet’s future schedule, we will make an announcement once everything has been sorted.”
SBS has also released an official statement and said, “On December 25, there was an unfortunate accident during rehearsals for 2019 SBS Gayo Daejeon that led to Red Velvet’s Wendy sustaining injuries.”
They continued to state, “As a result, Red Velvet is unable to appear in the live show of 2019 SBS Gayo Daejeon, and we sincerely apologize to fans and viewers. We hope that Red Velvet’s Wendy will have a fast recovery, and SBS will take greater care to ensure safety in the future.”
We hope that Wendy gets plenty of rest and has a full recovery soon.
Red Velvet’s Wendy has unfortunately suffered an injury ahead of 2019 SBS Gayo Daejeon.
On December 25, SM Entertainment released a statement regarding Wendy’s injury, and has stated that Red Velvet will unfortunately not be able to perform at 2019 SBS Gayo Daejeon. Their statement reads as follows:
We come to fans with unfortunate news.
During the rehearsal for 2019 SBS Gayo Daejeon today, Wendy suffered an injury. Wendy was immediately taken to the hospital, where she is currently being treated. And we will notify you again when the exact cause of her injury is determined.
As a result, Red Velvet is not able to attend the pre-recording and live show of 2019 SBS Gayo Daejeon. We ask for the understanding of fans who are currently at the venue.
Red Velvet was scheduled to perform at 2019 SBS Gayo Daejeon, with Wendy set to perform a collaboration stage with Oh My Girls’ Seunghee, GFRIEND’s Eunha, and MAMAMOO’s Solar.
We wish all the best for Wendy.