The Fin.K.L fan community on Instagram recently posted a video Lee Hyori shared announcing a 5-year hiatus following the explosive success of Refund Sisters produced by “Jimi Yoo” of MBC‘s Hangout With Yoo.

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In the video, Lee Hyori shared that she was on the final set of Refund Sisters and said farewell in a way that no one expected.

I’m on set as Cheon Ok right now, and today’s our final shoot. I’ll be back in 5 years. Please don’t forget me until then.

— Lee Hyori

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She went on to thank her fans for all the fans they showered her with during her activities through personas such as Linda. G and Cheon Ok.

Thank you for all your support during my activities as Linda. G and Cheon Ok. See you again in 5 years.

— Lee Hyori

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As an O.G. legend of the K-Pop industry, Lee Hyori made her return to the music scene through various personas on Hangout With Yoo where she proved to everyone that age is just a number.

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The combination of her musical talent, as well as her comic relief, had fans demanding that she return to Seoul from Jejudo, so the sudden announcement devastated many.

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Some of the fans’ comments include “5 years is way too long“, “In 5 years???“, and “Can you change that to 5 months please?

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Well, whenever Lee Hyori decides to make her return, all fans will be ready to welcome her with open arms!