APRIL was recently accused of bullying former member Lee Hyunjoo. Following multiple statements by DSP Media that explained past issues between the two, former A-JAX boyband member, Yoonyoung, also stepped up to defend APRIL.

After Hyunjoo had left APRIL, she participated in a reality reboot survival and eventually debuted in temporary girl group, UNI.T. A fellow UNI.T member, Yoonjo (previously from Hello Venus) spoke up about Hyunjoo during an Instagram Q&A.


A fan had asked her to provide Hyunjoo with warm words and encouragement. Yoonjo quickly answered that the UNI.T members were already discussing the issue.

| @_yoonjo/Instagram

Hmm… there are many asking about this and I fear that if I don’t respond, people will misunderstand. After deliberating it over and over, I decided to respond. Even today, the UNI.T group chat is discussing the issue. I believe that she will overcome it, although it has been tough on her. So please stop harassing her over it. Apart from the people present at the time, no one else will understand the pain so please don’t pretend like you know things. Those who are bothering her with useless interest, please stop.

— Yoonjo

Other acquaintances of Hyunjoo have yet to speak up on the matter.