In a statement shared with Soompi, he said, “First, we would like to thank the viewers who love ‘2 Days & 1 Night’ and have shared their valuable opinions with us. On October 20, KBS announced the news that Kim Seon Ho would be leaving the show.”
“We would like to clarify that both sides held a negotiation process with each other before making that announcement. The production staff also deeply regrets that we can no longer show the good chemistry of the six members who have shared each other’s joys and sorrows for the past two years. However, we will continue to do our best to show a good broadcast to the viewers in the future.Once again, we thank you for your valuable opinions” he signed out.
Kim Seo Ho officially opted out of the show after his name was dragged into a controversy involving his ex-girlfriend who accused him of coercing abortion and gaslighting through an anonymous post online. Later Kim Seon Ho accepted the allegations and apologized to his ex-girlfriend, fans and co-star for his inconsiderate actions.
While soon after this, promotions and commercials featuring him started resurfacing, he was found still missing from the variety show for subsequent weeks.
Amid his absence, now Kim Seon Ho has made it to the top spot on the voting boards for the Popularity Award. According to reports, he has managed to score more than 530,000 votes and counting.