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    Here's How Fans On Twitter Are Reacting To Woojin Leaving Stray Kids

    "I'm sorry we couldn't make you stay."

    It's been a whirlwind year for K-pop. On top of groups like Pristin disbanding and individuals leaving their respective groups (B.I from iKON and Hwall from The Boyz), JYP Entertainment has announced that Woojin (full name: Kim Woo-jin) is leaving Stray Kids due to "personal circumstances" โ€” and fans are reeling in shock.

    Naver V Live

    Stray Kids leader Bang Chan also posted a letter to Stays on V Live.

    Regardless of the reasons behind Woojin's departure, Stays are using the hashtag #ThankYouWoojin (along with #WeLoveYouWoojin and #NineOrNone) to commemorate his impact and his time in Stray Kids. Here are some of the most heartfelt responses:


    thank you for everything. . #ThankYouWoojin #WeLoveYouWoojin #woojinweloveyou

    @artystay / Via Twitter: @artystay


    Kim Woojin, you did so well my love. You gave us your all and you continuously worked hard for us. I hope you take care of yourself well. Do not feel guilty for putting yourself first. I and stays will love you endlessly #ThankYouWoojin

    @seungcentral / Via Twitter: @seungcentral


    stay strong woojin, take it easy thank you for everything you have done we love you so much and wish you a safe road. <3 #ThankYouWoojin



    Woojin always comforted the members, what are we gonna do without him #ThankYouWoojin

    @chnseung / Via Twitter: @chnseung


    โ€œAnd this year of 2019, i came back as a member of Stay Kids. Stray Kids Woojin. And for me itโ€™s something amazing, and i am very happyโ€ Woojin is and will always remain a member of Stray Kids, we love you sm, ty for giving us strength and happiness ๐Ÿ’™ #ThankYouWoojin

    @pasdideeomd / Via Twitter: @pasdideeomd


    chicken circle: ๐Ÿ— ๐Ÿ— ๐Ÿ— ๐Ÿ— woojin ๐Ÿ— back in ๐Ÿ— stray kids ๐Ÿ— ๐Ÿ— ๐Ÿ— ๐Ÿ— ๐Ÿ—

    @seungjinislove / Via Twitter: @seungjinislove


    โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €. . โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โŒ’ โ € retweet if u love woojin โ € โ €โ € โ € so much โ € โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ € #ThankYouWoojin #WeLoveYouWoojin #NineOrNone #StrayKids #Woojin

    @_hyunjeans_ / Via Twitter: @_hyunjeans_


    Thank you for being my motivation to continue drawing. The reason why is that, i just want to draw you better, with each attempt. Because thatโ€™s how i see how beautiful you are, inside out. I wanna be able to draw you to express how beautiful of a person you are #ThankYouWoojin

    @abowlofberry / Via Twitter: @abowlofberry


    the ending of i am you feels so different rn.. no one can or will ever replace woojin. he evolved sm and we should be very grateful for all the years he stayed with us. #thankyouwoojin

    @atzcupids / Via Twitter: @atzcupids


    @tulipjinnie / Via Twitter: @tulipjinnie


    sorry we couldn't make our promise, sorry u couldn't stay.. #ThankYouWoojin

    @mnoafc / Via Twitter: @mnoafc


    #ThankYouWoojin for always being yourself. for being the biggest brother of skz. for being an angel. for your soothing voice. for being the source of happiness of many people around the world. for making us smile. for showing us your beautiful soul. for being a lifeline to us.

    @tenerifeschan / Via Twitter: @tenerifeschan


    the very first priority for woojin should be his health, safety and well being. thats the very most important thing for him and we should just hope for his best before anything else. im extremely confused but i just hope that he's doing alright and so are skz.

    @99bang_ / Via Twitter: @99bang_


    it aint over.. we are here to support ur every step. do things that make u happy. eat lots of chicken w cheese on top. listen to ur fav music. play video games. watch ur fav horror movies. do wtv it takes to make urself happy. blessings wait for u, woojin๐Ÿ’˜ #ThankYouWOOJIN

    @skz80s / Via Twitter: @skz80s


    you'll be forever the best part of me, the 9 of you. #ThankYouWoojin

    @JINS20UL / Via Twitter: @JINS2OUL


    When they said: "we started off as nine people and we're pretty sure, no matter what we gonna finish off as nine people." "music is really important to us and us being all together is important as well too." I'm still hoping. #NineOrNone #ThankYouWoojin

    @HANMOMENT / Via Twitter: @HANMOMENT


    โ€œwoojin was hereโ€ โ€œyou tricked meโ€ ๐Ÿ˜”๐Ÿ˜”๐Ÿ˜” #ThankYouWoojin #WeLoveYouWoojin

    @vjibbies / Via Twitter: @vjbbies


    Me getting ready for school today trying to make it look like I didnโ€™t cry my eyes out last night #ThankYouWoojin

    @sophietrbl / Via Twitter: @sophietrbl

    Wishing all the luck to Woojin in the near and far future!

    JYP Entertainment / Via

    The remaining eight members are gearing up for the release of their new mini album, Clรฉ: Levanter, which will now be released on Dec. 9 (instead of Nov. 2) and their upcoming world tour, which is slated to kick off on Nov. 23โ€“24 in Seoul.