For Exo-stans, this breaking news is so surprised even me also surprise with this news because EXO really just launch their comeback. Let's wait and hear the confirmation from SM Entertainment itself.
UPDATE 3: Kris no longer active in EXO activities in the future
With his lawsuit against SM Entertainment being processed, Kris' side reveals that Kris will not be joining his fellow EXO members in their promotions and activities in the future.
Recently, EXO-M appeared on Chinese CCTV Global music program to promote 'Overdose' and even won their 1st trophy, but it seems like that would be his last stage. Furthermore, fans could expect that 11 members of EXO are going to perform on their first solo concert on May 23 to 25, excluding Kris.
UPDATE 2: SME confirms Kris' lawsuit, "We will do our best to resolve this."
In light of Kris's lawsuit filing against SM Entertainment to terminate his contract, the agency now responds and tells TVDaily, "It is true that Kris has filed a termination of exclusive contract and we're looking onto it. We apologize for this embarrassing situation. We will do our best for EXO's activities to do well and resolve this problem."
UPDATE 1: According to Seoul Central District, "We already received that lawsuit file of Kris against SM Entertainment."
Seoul Central District receives Kris's lawsuit file against SME,
In the updated news, the Seoul Central District Court already received and accepted the lawsuit filed by EXO-M Kris against his agency SM Entertainment to terminate his contract.
According to Chinese reports, they revealed that Kris has already planned to file a lawsuit one month ago. The official expressed that two years of success is quite short and it's saddening to see one member leaving just the time they've had their 1st our.
Moreover, Seoul Central District told 10Asia that Kris filed the lawsuit under his Chinese name Wu Yi Fan. They stated that the it is yet to be processed and SME hasn't responding yet.
In the midst of their 'Overdose' promotions, a shocking report has spread among EXO fans today stating that EXO-M member Kris is reported by Chinese media to be filing a lawsuit against his agency, SM Entertainment, for contract termination.
EXO fans on Sina Weibo (Chinese SNS) are talking about it and it spread like fire among Korean fans and globally. According to the newspaper and media reports, an official from Kris's side said, "I will go with Kris today to file a lawsuit in Seoul Central District Court."
There aren't further details about the news or what the reason is he seeking to terminate his contract but it is rumored that he's having the same case as of that former Super Junior member Hangeng'. Korean media outlets reported that Seoul Central District Court stated that there's no such filing yet.
Furthermore, SM representatives stated, "We aren't aware of it. We are going to check the news."