In a series of Tweets posted Monday afternoon, Girls frontman Christopher Owens announced that he will be leaving the band for personal reasons. His message to fans claimed:
Dear all, This may come as a surprise to many & has been an issue of much thought for me. My decision was not easy to make. I am leaving Girls. My reasons at this time are personal. I need to do this in order to progress. I will continue to write & record music. More will be announced soon. I thank you all for everything. Sincerely–Christopher
The status of the band at this time has not been announced.