Could former NMIXX member Jinni be returning to the highlight underneath one other company? According to followers, new indicators level to her probably becoming a member of THE BLACK LABEL.
Jinni’s shock exit from NMIXX final 12 months despatched shockwaves by way of social media. Just days after she appeared along with her fellow members on the 2022 MAMA Awards, JYP Entertainment launched an announcement informing followers that Jinni had “decided to terminate her contract and leave the team for personal reasons.”
With no actual clarification for why NMIXX was turning into a six-member group, theories quickly started to run rampant. The scenario turned a scorching subject amongst netizens, however ideas have been divided. Some believed Jinni’s feelings at her final fansign weeks prior have been an indication that she knew what was coming, whereas others questioned if delays within the launch of NMIXX’s Christmas video indicated that JYP Entertainment didn’t know Jinni can be leaving.
Above all else, nevertheless, the primary sentiment amongst followers was a hope that Jinni would return to the stage quickly, in no matter kind which will take. After all, she skilled for a staggering six years earlier than making her debut — laborious work followers didn’t assume she’d throw away simply months after her debut.
That’s why followers have been overjoyed to see Jinni open her personal Instagram account this week. In simply someday, she’s already amassed over 1 million followers on the platform. And, judging by her bio, she nonetheless appears to be going by Jinni (her NMIXX stage title) slightly than her actual title, Yun Jin.
Jinni’s new Instagram account appears to be a certain signal that she received’t be disappearing from the general public eye, however the place will she go subsequent in her profession? Judging by new indicators, many followers have an surprising idea: YG Entertainment‘s associate company THE BLACK LABEL.
At first, the “evidence” appeared to be circumstantial. Fans noticed that in THE BLACK LABEL’s latest “GIRL GROUP AUDITION” casting name on YouTube, producer Teddy states that they “just need one more member” for his or her new woman group. The eligibility standards acknowledged that the applicant should be born in 2004 or later — the identical 12 months Jinni was born.
Fans additionally introduced up a clip from Jinni’s final look on the MAMA Awards, wherein she might be seen hugging Somi. Somi is at the moment a soloist underneath THE BLACK LABEL, however shortly earlier than she joined the company, she was a JYP Entertainment trainee and rumored member of ITZY.
Now, there’s a brand new clue that’s making many wonder if the rumors could also be true in any case. Less than a day after Jinni created her Instagram account, she was adopted by Peter Chun: International Management, Marketing, and Promotion Director at THE BLACK LABEL. Jinni seems to be the one idol Peter Chun is following aside from the members of BLACKPINK.
This got here shortly after Park Seohyun (an unbiased stylist finest recognized for working with Red Velvet’s Joy) shared Jinni’s photographs to her Stories. Some are additionally speculating that the black coronary heart emoji Jinni utilized in her Instagram bio and first Instagram submit might be a reference to THE BLACK LABEL.
While Jinni leaving her group so quickly after debut and becoming a member of one other label might sound like an unlikely scenario, it wouldn’t be the primary time one thing comparable has occurred. In truth, standard soloist HyunA left JYP Entertainment simply 5 months after she debuted with Wonder Girls.
According to statements, her dad and mom pulled her from the group as a result of well being considerations. She joined CUBE Entertainment the next 12 months, and later debuted in 4MINUTE. Several different JYP Entertainment artists, together with Jay Park, left their teams shortly after debuting too.
Of course, these new clues nonetheless aren’t strong proof, and there’s nonetheless no actual proof that Jinni has joined THE BLACK LABEL. Either method, throughout social media, followers are sharing their ideas.
Many are questioning whether or not it’s attainable that THE BLACK LABEL purchased out Jinni’s present contract, or whether or not might have she left JYP Entertainment for different causes earlier than being scouted by the YG Entertainment label. Some assume Jinni may develop into a soloist underneath the corporate, whereas others assume she may debut of their upcoming woman group.
Situation apart, many are excited by the potential for Jinni becoming a member of the BLACKLABEL, with a number of followers claiming that it fits her “vibes” much better than her former label.
Others are involved for Jinni’s attainable therapy and promotions underneath the company, quoting Somi’s lack of music releases over the previous few years.
For now, solely time will inform, and followers are remaining eagle-eyed for clues that Jinni will re-debut quickly.