The leader of boy group SEVENTEEN, S.Coups, got injured during filming and will have to undergo surgery.
On August 17th, SEVENTEEN’s agency, Pledis Entertainment, issued an official statement, revealing that S.Coups has sustained an injury and will undergo surgery. As such, he will be unable to participate in most of the group’s official schedules in the near future.
Below is the full text of Pledis Entertainment’s official statement:
”Hello. This is PLEDIS Entertainment.
We would like to inform you about SEVENTEEN member S.COUPS’s current health status and his activities moving forward.
On August 10, S.COUPS sustained an injury to the left knee as he was landing while playing a ball game for a content shoot. He was immediately taken to the hospital where he underwent a comprehensive medical examination including an MRI scan. During the examination, a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) was identified in the left knee.
The artist is receiving necessary medical treatment prior to the surgery as recommended by the medical staff, and will undergo surgery as soon as possible. We will provide another update on the progression of treatments and his rehabilitation schedule at a later time.
S.COUPS will be unable to participate in the majority of official activities for the foreseeable future, and will focus on his recovery through surgery and rehabilitation. We would like to extend our deepest apology to his fans for any distress or worry this may have caused.
The artist is highly determined to attend all of the group’s prearranged engagements. However, his participation will be adjusted depending on the circumstances, placing his recovery as the top most priority as per recommendation of the medical staff.
We will do our best to aid in S.COUPS’s treatment and recovery so that he can return in full health to his fans as quickly as possible.