Seems like Running Man's fans received another a shocking news today with the The Ace, Song Ji Hyo and Sparta, Kim Jong Kook leaving the show, after 6 years.
An official statement from Kim Jong Kook's management confirmed, “Kim Jong Kook will continue to work on his solo music and Turbo’s comeback in the future.” and his last filming is set for December 19th.
According to Soompi, Song Ji Hyo’s management agency revealed that Song Ji Hyo has been negotiating for the past three weeks, but decided to leave to focus on her acting career.
Kim Jong Kook and Song Ji Hyo have received a lot of love with fans calling them “Spartace.” They have both been on the show since 2010.
The remaining members are Lee Kwang Soo, Ji Suk Jin, Ha Ha and Yoo Jae Suk.
As per reports, it has been confirmed that Kang Ho Dong will be joining the show in the new season in January 2017.