In an official statement, Starship Entertainment explained that Wonho is permanently leaving MONSTA X and that the group will be promoting as six members starting today. The decision was based on Wonho’s wishes to avoid causing trouble to MONSTA X, and Starship Entertainment will continue to take legal action against malicious rumors.
The company's statement:
안녕하세요.— STARSHIP Ent. (@STARSHIPent) 31 October 2019
스타쉽 엔터테인먼트입니다. pic.twitter.com/2MSbpudbvf
source: @soompi, soompi; @STARSHIPent