Fans have been emotional when SM Entertainment revealed that Girls' Generation members already re-signed their contract in the company but SNSD's Sooyoung, Tiffany and Seohyun had decided not to renew with the same label.
According to previous reports, Tiffany has plans to leave South Korea in order to pursue education abroad. Sooyoung and Seohyun have reportedly plans to focus on their acting career under another labels.
Fans were also emotional and was asking if this means the Girls' Generation will be disbanding. However, SM Entertainment denied it.
"Girls' Generation is a very precious and meaningful group to both SM Entertainment and fans. The members are not thinking to disband. However, there are members whose contracts have come to an end. The direction of Girls' Generation's promotions will be carefully decided after discussion with the members," SM Entertainment responded to the disbanding reports which was released on October 9.
On October 9 and as of writing, SNSD is still trending worldwide. Fans left emotional messages and sending support to all the members as well as to their other co-fans to stay strong in these moments.
before leaving sm sooyoung wrote 0805, seohyun wrote a celebratory title track for snsd's 10th anniversary & tiffany got an snsd tattoo :')
— m ☮️ (@yuldoyeon) October 9, 2017
People keep saying SNSD has ended. How ironic cos the girls' stance is to keep SNSD going. The articles all say SNSD IS NOT DISBANDING . 🙃
— ㅈㅅㅏㅅㅕㅅ (@itsakyo) October 10, 2017
i will always love and support SNSD as a whole, and solo. I respect their decisions. pic.twitter.com/MIKFJQTAX5
— snsd pics (@snsdspics) October 9, 2017
Remember SNSD didn't disband 3 of the members just left the company and not the brand.. SNSD still continues please support all of them 🙏🏼💖
— Too Much To Ask (@ProjectSNSD2017) October 10, 2017
— Yuri (@AlexKittykat192) October 9, 2017
For now, SNSD's Sooyoung, Tiffany and Seohyun have not yet revealed their side of the story.