Lee Kwang Soo will leave “Running Man”, and it’s Official. The Statement was released by his Agency Kingkong By Starship.
The Agency Noted that May 24, 2021 will be the last shoot for Lee Kwang Soo in Running Man. This Decision was filtered so many times after the long and thoughtful Discussion. Lee Kwang Soo That we all know him as one of the “Running Man”‘s Team, the famous reality show in South Korea. He Should Leave after Joining The Running Man Along 11 Years, in case to focusing his recovery of ankle injury that he got From the car accident in February 2020.
Lee Kwang Soo’s Ankle injury affects him during the shoot and filming process, So This Decision was made for the very best of Lee Kwang Soo. Here’s Kingkong By Starship Press release :
“We notify that Lee Kwang Soo will be leaving the cast of SBS’s ‘Running Man’ after his final recording on May 24.
After becoming involved in his car accident last year, Lee Kwang Soo has received regular physical therapy; despite the continued treatment, there were times when he felt that it was difficult to maintain top physical condition during ‘Running Man’ filmings. As a result, Lee Kwang Soo held lengthy conversations with the production staff, crew, his fellow cast members, as well as the agency, and ultimately arrived at the conclusion that he needed time to recuperate, both physically and mentally.
Because it is a program that Lee Kwang Soo called his home for the past 11 years, it was difficult for him to come to this decision. However, it was inevitable when considering his intention to show viewers a better image in the future.
We sincerely thank all of the viewers for the love they showed Lee Kwang Soo on ‘Running Man’, and Lee Kwang Soo promises to greet you all again with a bright and healthy image.”
Yes, 11 Years is not a Short period of time. Lee Kwang Soo’s appearance must be memorable and irreplaceable but, we have to support the decision So that Kwang Soo can get better from his Injury and hopefully will make a comeback after he fully recovered.
FYI, Song Joong-Ki Also had Join Running man Team, But He Left In 2011 to focus on his Acting Career.