The 24-year-old, whose birth name is Park Chan Yeol, was seen in several pictures which have circulated online walking around with his hand on his waist onstage. He was also pictured sitting on a chair throughout rehearsals with EXO and for his performance with ‘s Yuju.
CHANYEOL STAY WITH ME REHEARSAL WITH GFRIEND YUJU!!!!
(cr 5i_irenk) pic.twitter.com/p0nAJjqBm3
— ᵏᴼᵏᴼᴮᴼᴾ ღ e)(o (@mydeeryo) September 2, 2017
Chanyeol, luckily, was still able to perform with his groupmates that night and was sharing a laugh with D.O. as if nothing happened. He, however, couldn’t dance with the rest of EXO members and sat down throughout most of the performances.
Chanyeol is sitting down while performing . I hope you take care of yourself and get well soon ❤️ pic.twitter.com/rxPXkkwNXQ
— 돈나 (@kpoplover727) September 2, 2017
Fans soon speculated that Chanyeol was still in pain following an injury that he suffered in August. The injury forced him to skip a signing event in Busan and Daegu. He posted on Instagram at the time, “I was injured last night so I could not attend the signing event.” He additionally told fans not to worry too much as he’s feeling better.
Meanwhile, EXO has been gearing up to release their repackaged album “”. They have released motion teaser images that featured each member showcasing their power. Additionally, featured a cartoonized version of the members.
The upcoming effort, set to arrive on Tuesday, September 5, will reportedly include a CD, sixteen character cards, four double cards, one random photo card, one group card, one manual, one poster and one page of graphic novel comics.