Singer/actor Ashley Parker Angel snubbed the chance to reunite with his O-TOWN bandmates because he wants to "move on" with his life.
The All Or Nothing hitmakers, who formed on the first season of MTV reality show Making The Band in 2000, announced earlier this week (begs17Jan11) they are reforming as a four-piece, without Parker Angel.
He's now opened up about his decision not to rejoin his former bandmates - Jacob Underwood, Erik-Michael Estrada, Trevor Penick, and Dan Miller - revealing he wants to concentrate on "the next chapter" of his career as an actor.
Parker Angel tells TMZ.com, "O-Town was one of the greatest chapters of my life, so when the idea of a reunion was brought to me, of course I was intrigued.
"However, I have made the decision not to be a part of an O-Town reunion. It was a difficult decision, but ultimately necessary to move on with the next chapter of my career."
The group disbanded in 2003, after releasing two albums. Parker Angel has since starred on Broadway and taken on film and TV roles.