Super Junior’s Heechul is not unable to take part in ‘Super Show 8’ and comeback music show promotions.
Super Junior’s label SJ released an official statement to fans on Aug 30, updating them on the group’s upcoming promotions including the release of the boys’ 9th full album, ‘Super Show 8’ in Seoul, etc.
Read Label SJ’s statement below:
“We notify you some details regarding Super Junior’s upcoming 9th full album, as well as ‘Super Show 8’ set to take place from October 12-13 at Seoul’s Olympic Hall.
The upcoming ‘Super Show 9’ will be carried out with 8-members: Leeteuk, Yesung, Shindong, Eunhyuk, Donghae, Siwon, Ryeowook, and Kyuhyun. Heechul will of course participate in Super Junior’s 9th full album, its related contents, as well as in Super Junior’s variety appearances; however, after a lengthy discussion with the members, we’ve come to the decision that Heechul will not take part in ‘Super Show 8’ or any of Super Junior’s comeback album music show promotions.
Currently, Heechul still faces challenges performing on stage due to the condition of his legs, and so we ask fans for your warm understanding in this unfortunate decision.
However, fans can still look forward to hearing Heechul’s voice in Super Junior’s 9th full album comeback so no worries, E.L.Fs!
Super Junior’s fandom name is E.L.F. which stands for Ever Lasting Friends.
Super Junior, also known as SJ or SuJu was formed on Nov 6, 2005 by producer Lee Soo-man of SM Entertainment.
At its peak the group had thirteen members.
Super Junior has an original cast of twelve members, comprising Leeteuk, Heechul, Hangeng, Yesung, Kangin, Shindong, Sungmin, Eunhyuk, Siwon, Donghae, Ryeowook and Kibum.
Kyuhyun joined in 2006.
In 2009, the group rose to stardom with the release of their best-selling single, ‘Sorry, Sorry.’
It is also the title song for their most critically successful album.
Super Junior was the best-selling K-pop artist for four years in a row.