I.N will be sitting out some of his upcoming schedules. The STRAY KIDS maknae will not join the rest of the group for their “M Countdown” filming.

I.N Will Not Participate in STRAY KIDS’ Upcoming Performance On ‘M Countdown’

JYP Entertainment had previously confirmed that I.N will not attend a guest appearance on “Kim Shin Young’s Noon Song of Hope”. The agency cited mild symptoms of a cold as the reason for the STRAY KIDS member’s absence.

A new statement further adds that Yang Jeongin will not join the rest of the group for their pre-recording for “M Countdown”.

“As we announced earlier today, I.N has been showing mild symptoms of a cold,” the statement read. “Therefore, [he] will not be taking part in the pre-recording and live broadcast of Mnet’s ‘M COUNTDOWN’ on June 7 and 8.”

I.N will be taking adequate rest to focus on his health and for a swift recovery,” it continued. “We will notify you in case of any additional schedule changes.”

The company also assured STAYs that they are looking out for I.N and that his health is their top priority.

JYPE will provide everything we can to support the artist’s swift recovery,” the statement added. “We would like to ask for STAY’s kind understanding.”

Although I.N was unable to attend STRAY KIDS’ recent schedules, JYPE made sure his fans still got a lot of content from him. The group’s official Twitter account shared a new video featuring Yang Jeongin and fellow member Seungmin.

STRAY KIDS is currently promoting their third full album ‘5-Star’ and its lead single “S-Class”. The group has also been confirmed to headline Lollapalooza in Paris in July. They will be the first K-pop group to serve as a headliner in a French music festival.

STRAY KIDS will perform as one of the headliners at Lollapalooza in Paris on July 21, 2023.