SEOUL, South Korea — K-pop stars T-ara member Hwayoung has left the eight member group as of Monday according to local reports.
The 19-year-old rapper's contract has been canceled according the group’s agency Core Contents Media. Rumors of infighting between Hwayoung and the group surfaced recently when the group held the concert “T-ara Jewelry Box” in Japan on July 25 and 26 according to the Korea Times. Hwayoung, who injured her leg before the shows, was not able to perform except for the recent track “Day by Day.” Other band members started to post tweets that stirred up talk of infighting. Hyomin tweeted, “Everyone has a different level of determination and will to do something.”