Is Girls’ Generation Member Taeyeon Leaving SM Entertainment Soon?

SNSD’s Taeyeon has been posting her intriguing thoughts and opinions through Instagram stories

K-pop group Girls’ Generation (SNSD) leader Taeyeon has stirred up rumors about her relationship with label SM Entertainment. Many are presupposing that her cryptic Instagram posts meant she’s unhappy about the recent circumstances.

The SM Entertainment takeover battle came to an end on March 12. It was after BTS’ label HYBE ended its bid to acquire shares of SM Entertainment. It was the massive internet company Kakao that won the bid and took over SM’s management rights. 

There were many who were relieved that the battle was over. However, the SNSD member has expressed her dissatisfaction a day after with her resignation post.

On March 13, 2023, she took to Instagram Stories with a post that referenced the popular Netflix K-drama series “The Glory.”

In the show, character Park Yeon-jin (Lim Ji-yeon) hand writes a resignation letter on the spot after being confronted at work. However, in Taeyon’s post, she cancelled Park’s name. She then replaced it with her own to read: “Kim Taeyeon’s letter of resignation.”

This sparked speculation that she is ready to leave SM Entertainment.

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More signs from Taeyeon 

On March 16, 2023, she also shared a post of a netizen that included the message, “Everything changes. The mind. Heart. People. Everything that you thought would be forever, eventually changes.” 

It seems that she is sharing her changed heart toward SM. Even a day before, she posted a screenshot of her streaming Justin Bieber’s song “Changes.”

The SNSD leader is one of the artists who stayed in SM Entertainment for the longest time. She has also been actively releasing songs with the label. However, like certain K-netizens, during the controversy over the acquisition of SM Entertainment between HYBE and Kakao, Taeyeon continued to express her dissatisfaction with the company.

Taeyeon is known for debuting as a member of girl group Girls’ Generation in August 2007. SNSD went on to become one of the best-selling artists in South Korea. It also remains as one of the most popular K-pop groups worldwide. 

Banner Art Paulo Correa

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