MONSTA X Announces Decision To Postpone Comeback After Shownu Suffers Injury
Starship Entertainment has announced that MONSTA X will be postponing the release of their upcoming mini album.
On May 4, the agency took to MONSTA X’s official Twitter account to post a notice, which reads as follows:
Hello, this is Starship Entertainment.
We are truly sorry to make a sudden announcement that there will be a delay in the release of MONSTA X’s mini album “FANTASIA X.”
Recently, member Shownu experienced back pain while practicing the choreography for the upcoming comeback. He was immediately transferred to the hospital for a medical examination. Based on the result of the examination, Shownu was diagnosed to avoid any extreme exercise, excessive movement, and to get injection treatment along with physiotherapy for a quick recovery.
Currently, Shownu is being treated regularly for recover and his condition has improved evidently. However, it was decided that the original comeback schedule could affect the state of his recovery. To get an accurate judgment, Shownu got a medical examination and received a response that he would need more time for recovery.
As we put priorities on the artist’s condition, we have finally decided to postpone the release date of the “FANTASIA X” album in consideration of Shownu’s condition and further activities in the future.
MONSTA X’s upcoming new album “FANTASIA X,” which was originally scheduled to be released on May 11 will be postponed to May 26, 2020. Further notice regarding any content release will be re-announced once it gets organized.
Once again, we would like to give sincere apologies and ask for a kind understanding from the fans who have been waiting for the comeback of MONSTA X.
— 몬스타엑스_MONSTA X (@OfficialMonstaX) May 4, 2020
We wish Shownu all the best in his recovery.