Nine Muses roster will soon be short two more members. According to the group’s agency Star Empire, the rumors that Minha and Euaerin are leaving the group are true. The news was confirmed in a statement released on June 8, where the the agency stated, “Minha and Euaerin are both graduating from Nine Muses.” As for the future of the group, the current plans are for a Nine Muses subunit to promote this summer. However, for better or for worse, there are currently no plans to add new members to the group, according to the agency.
The departure of the two members was announced through two handwritten letters uploaded on the group’s official fansite. In the letters , the two stated that after much consideration, they felt it was time to leave the group, although they would continue to support them. In Euaerin’s letter, she stated that thanks to all the love from fans, she was able to keep moving forward. S he expressed her desire to meet Nine Muses again and states that her fans are more like family to her. In Minha’s letter, she said that after much consideration, she decided to leave Nine Muses after six years witih the group. In addition, she thanked fans for the memories they gave her and promised to always work hard in the future. Nine Muses first debuted in 2010, and have slowly changed their lineup over the years. With the departure of Minha and Euaerin, the group now has a total of six members.