Update: Red Velvet Not To Perform At ‘Gayo’ Following Wendy’s Injury

UPDATE (Dec. 26, 12 am KST)

Regarding tomorrow’s KBS Song Festival, it has been announced that the members set to have collaboration stages will participate in the prerecording scheduled for today. However, Red Velvet will not perform as a group on KBS Gayo Daechukjae taking place at KINTEX on December 27.

It is not yet confirmed which members are going, but Irene was previously revealed as one of the MCs (along with Shin Dongyeob and GOT7’s Jinyoung) and Joy is rumored to perform with other ’96 liners.


SM Entertainment further informed that Wendy fell off a two-meter high platform while preparing her individual stage. She suffered facial injuries and fractures to her right wrist and pelvis.

The agency stated that Wendy is currently at the hospital waiting for further examination after receiving emergency treatment, and plans to concentrate on her recovery, as the artist’s health is the top priority.

Stay tuned for more updates on Wendy’s condition and Red Velvet’s future schedule.

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On December 25, SM Entertainment announced that Red Velvet’s Wendy sustained an injury during the rehearsals for SBS Gayo Daejeon and that the group won’t be able to perform.

The agency issued a statement for Korean media saying that Wendy is currently receiving treatment in the hospital and they asked fans for understanding. Red Velvet were supposed to perform “Psycho” live for the first time today and Wendy was also part of a special stage with MAMAMOO’s Solar, Oh My Girl’s Seunghee and GFriend’s Eunha.

We wish Wendy a speedy recovery.

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