According to numerous sources, former JBJ member Kim Yongguk will not be appearing on SBS MTV’s live music program, The Show, on November 13.
Kim Yongguk has been serving as a host for The Show since May of this year along with NCT’s Jeno and CLC’s Yeeun.
His canceled appearance is assumed to be a result of the numerous controversies that have been surrounding him including his dating scandal with SONAMOO’s Nahyun, the issue regarding his cat, as well as posts from his private Instagram account. His future schedules have also become uncertain.
Kim Yongguk has additionally announced through his official Twitter account that his upcoming fan events have also been canceled.
김용국 (JINLONGGUO) 1st Mini Album [Friday n Night] [ Golden Ticket ] 이벤트가 기획사 사정으로 인해 취소되었습니다.
팬 여러분들에게 진심으로 사과의 말씀드립니다.
— 김용국(JINLONGGUO) (@LONGGUOofficial) November 12, 2018
“The Golden Ticket] event for JINLONGGUO’s 1st mini album [Friday n Night] has been canceled due to circumstances of the agency.
We express our sincere apologies.
In response, most fans continue to express their anger and disappointment in the idol.
아 팬들 아니고 (구)시어머니들요
— 미당 (@alzzang2) November 12, 2018
“Why cancel? You should at least do this for the last time, fans are curious about many things. Oh right, not fans, (former) mothers-in-law.”
나 이거 얻을라구 앨범을 몇장샀더라..😢
— 애교 (@ONESWEETDAY0302) November 12, 2018
“How many albums did I buy to get one of these…”
뭘 기획사 사정이야ㅋㅋㅋㅋ 김용국 문제지
— 김봇딱 (@1018__787) November 12, 2018
“What do you mean agency circumstances ㅋㅋㅋㅋ it’s because of Kim Yongguk”
아 그리고 소속사가 가장 먼저 해야할 일은 '고양이를 니들이 보호중이다' 라고 한 거짓말의 해명입니다.
— 루파 (@dadamzzi) November 12, 2018
“Also, the first thing the agency needs to do is explain their lie about ‘having the cat under your protection’.”
Some fans, however, supported the idol and sent him words of encouragement to help him endure this difficult time.
Work on yourself before coming back, the hard things will be difficult but you can overcome then and work on yourself to make yourself the best version of yourself you can be. I haven't given up on you, I just want you to know that.
— Snowy (@Taekeymints) November 12, 2018
We all make mistakes whether or not things are true or what just know everyone can improve and can change and can be forgiven don't give up there are people that love and believe in you but most important believe in yourself.
— 🗝💙Anne♡Happy Byungchan Day🎉🎂🎈🎁💛🗝 (@ILove2manyboys) November 12, 2018
— Jin Longguo 💜 (@catlongguo1996) November 12, 2018
“Hang in there”
Don't worry it's okay. I love u my boy. 💕
— LONGGUO I LOVE U ALWAYS SUPPORT U (@Kim_Maeva) November 12, 2018
Meanwhile, The Show is still scheduled to air live at 6:30 pm on November 13.