WINNER Member Nam Tae Hyun Face Mental Health Issues; to Take Break from Promotions

Hyo Kyung Kim, Oct. 12, 2016, 8:45 a.m.

WINNER member Nam Tae Hyun is reportedly to take a break from promotions due to mental health issues.  YG Entertainment announced WINNER's comeback has been delayed, and Nam Tae Hyun will be taking a hiatus for his psychological health. The agency revealed the WINNER member was suffering from mental health issues since his trainee days, but the issues worsened in recent months. WINNER's comeback has also been postponed for the time being. 

YGE stated, "It's a disappointing situation that the timing for WINNER's next activity cannot be anticipated. YG hopes the WINNER members successfully overcome the team's first crisis, and we'll be doing our best so that they can take off once again."

Nam Tae Hyun, known as Taehyun, is a South Korean singer and member of the boy group Winner, formed in 2013 by YG Entertainment through the survival show WIN: Who Is Next. He has appeared in multiple Korean drama series and been involved in the production and lyrics of some of Winner's tracks.

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