Mnet has responded officially to the vote manipulation charges and the public calls for IZ*ONE to disband. Due to the fraudulent votes, many felt that the best route of choice is for IZ*ONE to disband and not promote further. Recently, it was revealed that many trainees who were supposed to be in the debut lineup were pushed out unfairly.

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Mnet has assured fans that IZ*ONE will be continuing to promote and will be releasing their new album next month, as planned. Their appearance on the Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) will also go on as scheduled.

They will be releasing their new album as planned, on 7 December 2020 and they will also be participating in the 2020 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) on 6 December 2020.

— Mnet

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Mnet takes full responsibility for the incidents and promises their support to IZ*ONE’s upcoming activities.

Mnet will take full responsibility for the damages the trainees received and we will be wholeheartedly supporting IZ*ONE, who are currently promoting while cultivating their individual dreams, to the best of our abilities.

— Mnet

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Lastly, the broadcasting station and company thanked fans for supporting IZ*ONE and apologized to viewers who were hurt over the incident.

We sincerely thank the fans who have always been adoring and supporting IZ*ONE. We also wish to apologize to the viewers who loved and supported the trainees who received damages through the issue.

— Mnet

IZ*ONE will be releasing their new album, in December 2020. Stay tuned!

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The full statement can be read below.

Hello, this is Mnet. We will be addressing the issues regarding IZ*ONE’s future promotions. They will be releasing their new album as planned, on 7 December 2020 and they will also be participating in the 2020 Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) on 6 December 2020.

Mnet is responsible wholly for the Produce issues.

Mnet will take full responsibility for the damages the trainees received and we will be wholeheartedly supporting IZ*ONE, who are currently promoting while cultivating their individual dreams, to the best of our abilities.

Currently, IZ*ONE is jointly managed by Off The Record Swing Entertainment as well, and they will be doing their best to be responsible and help the artists’ growth.

We sincerely thank the fans who have always been adoring and supporting IZ*ONE. We also wish to apologize to the viewers who loved and supported the trainees who received damages through the issue.

— Mnet