It’s the end of the road for Jessica.
Her seven year journey with Girls Generation comes to a close as SM Entertainment made the announcement today. They confirmed, via an official press release, that GG will continue as 8 members, while Jessica continues to pursue solo activities.
In the press release, they mentioned her new business (fashion line Blanc) caused a conflict of interest that threatened GG‘s schedule. SM promised to work with GG and Jessica separately.
Her departure was originally scheduled for the Spring of 2015.