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10 Things: K-Pop Girl Group Leaders’ Hilarious Nicknames

These 10 fierce lady leaders of K-Pop idol groups have more than just the title of ‘Leader’.

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Among all the various K-Pop idol leaders, each leader has their different style in directing their groups. As each of their personalities and leadership skills pour out, fans can’t help but give them nicknames that’s both fitting and hilarious at the same time. Can you guess what and why these leaders have their famous nicknames?

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Check out the 10 K-Pop girl group leaders who get their unique nicknames from their signature style of leadership!

 

1. Red Velvet’s Irene

Irene caused up a storm since her debut, because of her undeniable beauty. She’s known to charm her way into her members’ hearts with her beauty, grace and caring personality. Because of her fantastic visuals, she’s known as Baephrodite (Her last name Bae + Aphrodite).

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Be My Brownie

 

2. MAMAMOO’s Solar

This goofball of sprinkles is known for various talents and nicknames. Among them, there is one nickname that best summarizes her leadership personality. Because she earns the love of her members through goofing around and being a playful unnie, she’s known as YeBa (Yeppeun meaning Pretty + Babo meaning Stupid).

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3. Lovelyz’s Babysoul

Babysoul may have the face of a young toddler, but she’s more of a serious leader than you think. With her calm, collected leadership ways, she always had a hard time doing cutesy aegyo. Her cutesy heart motions were a rare sight! That’s why she was known as HeartJjanSoonie (Heart + Jjan meaning cheap + Soonie a term for girls). She would always bow her head in embarassment whenever she did aegyo, so her members usually helped her out!

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4. EXID’s SolJi

This fierce leader of EXID knows just how to break down barriers with her members – through alcohol. With her love of drinking, SolJi is known to lay everything down on the table to her members over a friendly drink. Because of her love for drinks, fans have nicknamed her HeoSoolJi (Heo SolJi + Sool meaning alcohol).

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5. f(x)’s Victoria

Victoria has to be one of the first Chinese members to become a group’s leader. Although she may not have the native tongue, she was the perfect motherly figure to the Korean girl group, f(x)! Not only that, she’s the reason that f(x) is super famous in China as it is. With her spectacular achievements as a Chinese K-Pop artist, fans have nicknamed her The Miracle of the Continent (Continent usually refers as China).

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6. Oh My Girl’s HyoJung

If there are authoritative leaders, HyoJung’s on the other side. Instead of leading with a cold heart, she leads with her warm smiles. She’s known to be always smiling brightly and cheerfully, which got her the nickname of BbangShilie (BbangKeut + BangShil, which are both terms referring to smiling brightly).

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7. I.O.I’s Lim NaYoung

Among the I.O.I members, leader NaYoung may be the member with the most nicknames. Out of her many treature troves, her signature nickname has to be StoneNaYoung (Stone + Lim NaYoung). Ever since her “Produce 101” days, she would always have a non-expressive, stone-like expression when concentrating. As a leader, whenever she has things on her mind about I.O.I, her famous StoneNaYoung face would appear!

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8. TWICE’s JiHyo

JiHyo just may have the cutest nickname ever. As a leader who also leads first with a smile, fans are most familar with the idols’ chubby baby cheeks and her big round eyes. Fans have nicknamed the leader as Hyomas (JiHyo + Thomas the Tank Engine). Whenever she smiles, she looks exactly like the famous fictional character!

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9. AOA’s JiMin

Over her many years in the industry, AOA’s JiMin has achieved as much as the abundant amount of nicknames. Among them, GotJiMin (God pronounced in Ko-nglish + JiMin) seems to fit her the best. Ever the fierce leader, the tiny rapper with a big stage, and her ability to take on anything the world throws at her, Shin (which can mean God in Korean) JiMin’s a definite GotJiMin!

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10. APink’s ChoRong

As the leader, main rapper and vocalist of APink, ChoRong has big shoes to fill. Although she looks like the maknae of the group, the oldest member is a caring and strong leader who led APink to the top. Because she’s super cute at times and serious leader mode the next, fans have nicknamed her RongSniper (ChoRong + MC Sniper, a famous Korean rapper). It also helps that her famous rap style fit the bill too!

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10 Things: Best Halloween Costume Ideas by K-Pop Idols

Halloween is just around the corner! Are you all set for the spookiest holiday of the year?

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Halloween may have started in the US, but that doesn’t mean K-Pop idols don’t celebrate the holiday… in fact, they go hard for Halloween! Every year, our favorite idols dress up in the spookiest, funniest, sexiest, and most creative costumes. We’ve compiled a list of 10 of our favorite K-Pop idol costumes.

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Which K-Pop idol costume idea will you slay this October 31st?

 

1. SHINee’s Key & Onew – Ronald McDonald and Colonel Sanders

One of the most brilliant K-Pop duo costumes ever! The two members of SHINee went to the SM Town Halloween party as two of the biggest rivals – McDonald’s v. KFC!

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2. BTS’s Suga – Naruto

Suga’s Naruto costume is probably world famous now. The resemblence of the idol to the actual anime character is spot on. Well done, Suruto!

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3. SNSD’s SooYoung – Sadness

One of the best Halloween costumes slayed by a K-Pop idol! SooYoung nailed the character, Sadness from “Inside Out”, right down to the expression.

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4. TWICE – Harry Potter

These monster rookies made headlines on their first go around for K-Pop halloween! All 9 members of TWICE arrived to Music Bank last year all ready to head to Hogwarts.

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5. SNSD’s Tiffany & TaeYeon – Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf

The famous besties, TaeYeon and Tiffany, couldn’t even be separated on Halloween! The pair went together as Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf, and they were terrifyingly adorable.

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6. BTS’s V – Joker

We know V’s a man of many faces and expressions. It just made sense that he would be Joker for Halloween! Just look at that villianous face. Nailed it!

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7. DAY6’s WonPil – Mad Scientist

WonPil showed us up in creating the best costume at the last moment. The band member literally created a masterpiece of a costume that was easy to make and fun to follow!

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8. EXO’s Chen – The Yogurt Lady

Probably the main character of the SM Town Halloween Party. Chen dressed up as the Yogurt lady. For those of you don’t know, Yogurt ladies are middle aged women who are dress all in beige and go around selling healthy, dairy drinks. How original of a Halloween costume!

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9. SEVENTEEN’s The8 – The Little Prince

The8 needs to be known as The Little Prince from now on. During SEVENTEEN’s first Halloween celebration since debut, The8 dressed up as the iconic character and the resembelance was astounding!

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10. SNSD’s YuRi & YoonA – Mickey and Minnie Mouse

SM artists must have a coordinator for duo Halloween costumes or something, because YuRi and YoonA were stunning in their Mickey and Minnie Mouse costumes. So cute, so sexy and so beautiful!

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10 Things: K-Pop Idols Who Caught the PPAP Cover Virus

There’s a virus taking over the K-Pop idols of the current generation… that virus is called the PPAP Virus!

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We don’t know where it came from, but one YouTube video is taking over the nation as well as the globe. The phenomenon called the PPAP is a youtube video where a man dressed in overly extravagant oily clothing dances to a techno song about pens and fruits. Why it’s so addictive and hilarious af? We don’t know, and we don’t care!

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Here are 10 of the K-Pop idols who’ve caught on to the PPAP cover virus!

 

 

1. MONSTA X’s I.M

This has by far been the best re-production of PPAP. Mad props, I.M! Let’s just hope it doesn’t come back to haunt you in 5 to 10 years.

 

2. INFINITE’s DongWoo

It was short, but it was bold. INFINITE’s DongWoo gives us a small PPAP cover performance behind the stage of BOF. We love this happy virus!

 

3. TWICE’s ChaeYoung & Tzuyu

Now we know how the Nation’s younger sisters, TWICE, spend their off time… and we love it! The two maknaes, ChaeYoung and Tzuyu slay the song in the most adorable way possible!

 

4. UP10TION

The goofballs of UP10TION are at it again! Watch 5 members from UP10TION take on the song in their signature goofball-way. P.S. Xiao’s embarrassed laugh at the end doe…

 

5. WannaB

These rookie girls didn’t mind at all steeping down low and shedding their K-Pop goddess images. Girl’s Day MinAh‘s sister, LinAh proved how dorky personality just runs in their blood.

 

6. NU’EST’s Ren

Although the song was too low to hear very well, but this was a rare sight! The ever chic Ren took off his cold mask to show us a side of him that we couldn’t help but fall in love with!

 

7. iKON

As true hip hop artists, iKON took PPAP to a whole new level. The boys performed a series of PPAP covers during their concerts – but in beat box versions! Slay Kings, slay.

 

8. f(x)’s Victoria

This was literally a surprise that no one saw coming. The ever glamorous and beautiful Victoria of f(x) took on the PPAP and nailed it!

 

9. CLC

The baby sisters of Cube Entertainment uploaded a funny skit cover of PPAP. They should be featured on SNL Korea, because they’re just to a-dork-able to the max!

 

10. BIG BANG’s SeungRi

If it’s a trendy phase, you can’t leave out BIG BANG out of it! SeungRi took the stage as BIG BANG’s representative to give us his own version of PPAP and it was nothing short of absolutely hilarious. Love ya, Jerry!