Lucas is officially halting all group activities. SM Entertainment confirmed that Lucas Wong is leaving NCT and WayV to pursue a solo career.

Lucas’ Exit From NCT and WayV Officially Announced By SM Entertainment

SM Entertainment issued a statement regarding Lucas’ departure from the two groups he is part of. The statement is written in Korean, English, and Chinese.

“After our deliberate discussion with Lucas, we made a mutual decision to part ways with the group NCT and WayV to pursue his individual endeavours,” it read.

“We ask for your understanding and continuous support as this was a decision taken after much consideration of both the members and all the fans who supported”, the statement continued. SM Entertainment also confirmed that Lucas will officially pursue a career as a solo artist.

Lucas is planning on showing his performances through a wide variety of individual works from now on,” it added. “Once again, we sincerely appreciate lavished love and support from all the fans and ask for your continuous support and interest in the future.”

Is Lucas Still A SuperM Member?

Interestingly, the statement makes no mention of Lucas’ third group SuperM. The supergroup consists of seven of SM Entertainment’s most versatile talents. SuperM is currently not promoting as fellow member Kai of EXO has enlisted for mandatory military service.

Prior to his exit from NCT and WayV, Lucas had been in hiatus since August 2021. He was initially set to release a new single with fellow WayV member Hendery. However, it was postponed as Lucas faced controversy over a cheating scandal.

Although Lucas has apologized to fans for the negative publicity, he also decided to halt group activities.

For now, Lucas is still officially a member of SuperM. However, SM Entertainment could issue a new statement soon. Stay tuned for more updates on this story.