Now, a little less than two years since her departure, Jessica is ready to return to her musical roots. Calling in from Seoul a day before the release of her album, Jessica spoke to Billboard about the next phase in her career. How are you feeling? I am super excited. I feel butterflies in my tummy. Yeah, of course. As I was putting together this album I mean, my biggest motivation was my fans. They were always so supportive and I always wanted to do something for them.
Jessica Jung born April 18, ,   known mononymously as Jessica , is an American singer, actress, and fashion designer known for her work as a former member of South Korean girl group Girls' Generation. As an actress, Jung portrayed Elle Woods in the Korean version of the musical Legally Blonde in and played a role in the television drama Wild Romance in Later that year, she was dismissed from Girls' Generation due to conflicts between the group's schedule and her own business activities. Following the dismissal, Jessica ended her contract with SM Entertainment and signed with Coridel Entertainment in , prior to the release of her debut solo album With Love, J. Jessica Jung was born in San Francisco.
With a new Japanese single "Catch Me If You Can" to be released on April 22 and a rumored Korean full-length album dropping the following the month, the K-pop phenomenon now boast eight members after the fall departure of Jessica Jung. What happened? It's still rather confusing and not fully explained, but here's what went down in a nut shell. On September 30, , Jessica wrote on her personal Weibo account a type of Chinese social media that she was "being forced out" of the act before an event in China.