SM Entertainment recently gave an update regarding the health and recovery status of NCT member Taeil. The beloved artist has been on a hiatus since his unfortunate motorcycle accident in August. The company, in its official statement, expressed profound gratitude to fans for their unwavering support and concern during this challenging period.
The agency stated that Taeil “is recovering his health by focusing on treatment with the will to greet fans as soon as possible.” They added: “As he still needs sufficient treatment and stability, Taeil will not be able to participate in NCT 127’s third tour NEO CITY – THE UNITY scheduled for November.”
The company concluded by thanking fans for their understanding and patience, promising “we will do our best to ensure that Taeil can greet fans again in good health”.
A look back at Taeil’s absence from group activities
The accident, which occurred on August 15, 2023, led SM Entertainment to announce Taeil’s break from all NCT group activities. This decision meant Taeil missed the NCT Nation: To The World concert in late August and the promotional activities for NCT 127’s album, Fact Check.
While Taeil was featured in promotional images for the album, one particular image stirred controversy. Fans spotted his injured knee, leading to an outpour of concern on social media platforms. Many fans criticized SM Entertainment, emphasizing the importance of artist health over promotions.
In a heartwarming gesture, Taeil made a brief appearance in the music video for Fact Check. Although he couldn’t participate in the dance routines, he sang his parts, much to the delight of fans who expressed how much they missed him.
Hoping for Taeil’s swift recovery
Taeil’s journey post-accident has been a testament to his resilience and the unwavering support of his fans. As he continues his recovery, fans worldwide send their best wishes, eagerly awaiting his return to the stage. We join in wishing Taeil a swift recovery and look forward to seeing him shine once again.