Fans are distraught...

K-Pop group iKON have lost their member B.I / Hanbin.

The musician was reported to have attempted to obtain illegal drugs, causing a media storm around the K-Pop group.

iKON are signed to YG Entertainment, who have acted swiftly to take decisive action against the musician.

As a result, B.I / Kim Han Bin will be leaving iKON. In a statement on Instagram he apologised for "stirring up trouble due to my tremendously inappropriate actions."

"It is true that I wanted to rely on something that I shouldn’t have had any interest in due to going through a hard and painful time. However, I was too scared and fearful to do it."

He added: "Even so, I am so ashamed and apologetic to fans who were greatly disappointed and hurt because of my wrong words and actions."

Fans have already started a petition against the move - in a matter of hours it has almost reached its target of 10,000 signatures.

Check out the full statement from B.I. below.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by 김한빈 비아이 (@shxxbi131) on

Join us on Vero, as we get under the skin of global cultural happenings. Follow Clash Magazine as we skip merrily between clubs, concerts, interviews and photo shoots. Get backstage sneak peeks and a true view into our world as the fun and games unfold.

Buy Clash Magazine

-

Follow Clash: