Nam Tae Hyun opened up about his departure from WINNER during an online chat with Dingo Music.
On May 25, Dingo Music shared the video of their online interview with Nam Tae Hyun and his new band South Club. Nam Tae Hyun and his members introduced themselves and dropped hints about their upcoming release ”Hug Me”. Then on a more serious note, Nam Tae Hyun sat down for a sincere talk about his departure from WINNER.
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Dingo first said, “There were lots of talks when you departed the group. What’s the true reason behind your departure?”
Nam Tae Hyun responded, “There are a lot of speculations but they are only speculations. I left after making a good compromise. We just had different paths to walk.” Dingo then asked if he was afraid of leaving the label. He answered, “It was hard at the time. To me, it was a place like home.”
The next question asked if he ever regretted his decision, and Nam Tae Hyun said, “No, but I’m just sorry.” He explained, “Good or bad, there were changes because of me. I just pray that this will turn out to be good changes in the future.”
Dingo continued with the next question, asking, “What is the biggest change that happened to you?” Nam Tae Hyun honestly answered, “I became poor.” He and Dingo burst into laughter. Nam Tae Hyun continued, “I was wealthy during YG and now I’m back to my place. People shouldn’t change too easy ya know”, and he added, “(trying to cheer me up).”
Nam Tae Hyun also revealed that he was scared during the time of numerous controversies surrounding him.
To watch the full interview, check out the clip above.
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