EXO-Ls have been holding their breath for any news regarding EXO‘s EXO Planet 5 tour and now they have an answer. The officials from KSPO Dome, where the concert was scheduled to be held in February, confirmed the event has been canceled by SM Entertainment.
EXO-Ls already knew KSPO Dome was going to hear from SM Entertainment about the final decision on January 23 KST. Fans tried to stay optimistic and crossed their fingers to hear good news they were waiting for a long time. But, it seems like their high hopes have been shut down until further notice.
The manager at KSPO dome contacted SM to confirm EXO's concert that was scheduled to take place in Feb.
However it seems that SM may have some decisions to make(?
— 지아 (@heartbbh) January 22, 2019
When a brave fan asked KSPO Dome Official Kakotalk help chat about the concert again, the venue confirmed the SM Entertainment has canceled the event.
– Hello! Can you let me know if you're proceeding with EXO's Concert in Feb?
-EXO's Feb concert got CANCELLED due to a situation with the performing group's agency. Please contact them for more details. pic.twitter.com/qrXKVorPJl
— 하니 (@EXOL_FOR_LIFE_) January 23, 2019
Although many fans suspected the outcome for a while, it stilled angered many fans. EXO-Ls have been saving money for the concert tickets and goods while planning new surprise events for the members. SM’s lack of communication makes the situation even worse since fans have no idea what is going to happen next. Many fans are now hoping the concert has been pushed back to April like the rumors but the only thing they can do is to wait until SM Entertainment is ready to release a statement.