Girl group KARA became the center of attention as the members are discussing on whether they will renew their contracts with agency DSP Media. According to report, members Goo Hara, Seungyeon, Nicole and Gyuri’s contracts are set to expire next January while Jiyoung’s contract will end in April 2014. Neither the agency nor the group members have confirmed anything about their next move. A representative of DSP Media said, “It is still too early to negotiate on renewing contracts. However, the members could have discussed renewing their contracts among themselves”, adding that they do not have any information on the details. In the meantime, KARA is set to release a new single album in Japan as well as hold Arena tour in October.
Following the official reports about Kara's disbandment, there are already rumours circulating regarding the members' new agencies.
Han Seungyeon was said to have been meeting with representatives from Widmay Entertainment since the end of last year and will be promoting as an actress from here onwards. The reason for her choice is because there are staff from Widmay Entertainment who worked with her during her times as a Kara member. Hong Jong Hyun and Lee Ki Woo are also under the agency. Read more