On August 9, 2023, Trot singer Lee Chan won announced that he temporarily suspended all activities due to an injury, and needed rest and treatment for complete recovery.
Due to his injury, Lee Chan-won will halt all of his scheduled activities in the coming weeks.
Lee Chan-won said, “I recently suffered a minor injury in an accident. It's not serious, but I will need to rest and take it easy for a few weeks in order to fully recover.“
He continued, “I promise to return to activities as soon as I am completely cured. Thank you for your understanding and support.”
Fans are saddened by the news of Lee Chan-won’s injury, but are supporting his decision to suspend his activities. They are sending messages of support through SNS and are looking forward to the day he will return to the stage soon.
On August 8, 2023, Chanwon Lee’s agency Green Snake E&M announced that Chanwon Lee had a minor accident on the morning of the 8th and visited the hospital. The agency said, “Lee Chan-won is not seriously injured, but he is taking a break from activities for rest and recovery.”
The statement said:
Lee Chan-won suffered a minor accident on the morning of the 8th and went to the hospital. He was not seriously injured, but he decided to take a break from activities to rest and recuperate. We will inform you about his future activities after discussing with the agency. doctor.”