The agency expressed gratitude for the ongoing support and love for Ji Suk Jin and assured fans that he is taking a short break to focus on his health and recover. Esteem Entertainment stated, “He will take a short rest period and do his best to regain his strength so that he can return in a healthier state as soon as possible”.
In response to inquiries about the specific health condition prompting the need for treatment, Esteem Entertainment emphasized their commitment to protecting the artist’s privacy. They stated to OSEN, “In respect of the artist’s privacy, we will not disclose the specific medical condition. There is no major cause for concern”.
The official statement, shared by Esteem Entertainment, reads as follows:
This is Esteem Entertainment.
Recently, Ji Suk Jin, following a health examination, was advised to undergo treatment and has decided to take a break from SBS’s ‘Running Man.’ He will take a short rest to regain his strength and will do his best to return in a healthier state as soon as possible.
Thank you always for your support and love for Ji Suk Jin.
Ji Suk Jin, known for his wit and charm on ‘Running Man’, has been a staple member of the cast since the show’s inception, earning a special place in the hearts of viewers. Fans have flooded social media platforms with messages of support and well-wishes for the beloved entertainer, expressing hopes for his speedy recovery.
As fans anxiously await further updates, the news of Ji Suk Jin’s temporary departure serves as a reminder of the unpredictable nature of the entertainment industry and the importance of prioritizing health in the midst of demanding schedules.