|▲ Choi Byung-chan from 'Produce X 101' (Photo=Mnet)|
[Zenith News=Jieun Oh] Choi Byung-chan is leaving 'Produce X 101' due to health issues.
Choi Byung-chan’s agency, Play M said, "Our artist, Choi Byung-chan who was on ‘PRODUCE X 101’ will leave the program due to health issues" through an official press release on the afternoon of the 11th.
In addition, "His chronic disease, Achilles Tendinitis has worsened recently and despite participating in practice and the contests while being treated for the psychological pressure, it has become very hard for him to keep being on the program,” they explained.
Lastly, "We are really sorry to deliver the news that he's leaving the program to the fans who gave a lot of support, the production crew, fellow trainees and national producers. We will spare no cost in supporting Choi Byung-chan so that he can focus on taking a rest and receiving treatment for a while."
Earlier today, Choi Byung-chan made fans worried by not participating in the recording without notice.
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