On January 2, 2021, Pledis Entertainment announced that ARON will be taking a break from its activities as a member of NU’EST (ARON, REN, JR, MINHYUN, BAEKHO), due to anxiety.
Here is the official statement :
” Hello, this is Pledis Entertainment.
We are making an announcement regarding NU’EST member ARON’s health and activities.
ARON recently reported that he was experiencing symptoms of mental anxiety, and after undergoing thorough testing, he received the professional diagnosis that he needs plenty of rest and stability.
After careful discussions with ARON and the members of NU’EST, we have decided that ARON will be focusing entirely on his treatment and recovery while getting plenty of rest. Therefore, ARON will be temporarily halting all activities, and NU’EST plans to carry out their activities as a four-member group for the time being.
We apologize to the fans, who always send NU’EST so much love, for giving you cause for concern through this sudden news.
We will do our utmost in taking measures to help ARON recover his health, and we will do everything we can to protect the health and safety of our artists at all times.
Furthermore, we request that you refrain from unfounded speculation or misunderstandings regarding ARON’s health and activities, and we will release a separate statement about his return to group activities.
We wish ARON a good recovery.
Journalist : Arie
Translator : Arie
Source : Pledis Entertainment