KARA-Nicole
KARA fans have been left in shock as DSP Media officially revealed this weekend that Nicole will not be renewing her contract in 2014 with the group.

An official press release from DSP Media stated the official position of Nicole and future activity with the group.

We are announcing our official position on the matter of Nicole’s domestic contract with DSP Media.”

“Gyuri, Seungyeon, and Hara have all renewed their contract for another 2 years, and have decided to conduct their future activities with DSP… The contract for Jiyoung, different from the other members, will end in April and she has decided to think more about her life’s path, her singing career, and education.”

The release went on to state that KARA will still be carrying on with their entertaining in both Korea and Japan. DSP Media assured fans that KARA will not be disbanded, despite Nicole leaving.