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Lai KuanLin of Produce 101 Gets involved in a Sensitive Diplomatic Controversy

Lai KuanLin is a trainee from Taiwan and he is now in the middle of a diplomatic controversy.

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Taiwan and China have been arguing roughly over the issue of Taiwan being an independent country or being a part of China. This has been a serious matter globally, and it still did not reach to conclusions.

Lai KuanLin, a trainee from “Produce 101” wrote in a board that introduced himself  “Lai KuanLin from Taiwan of China”.

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Fans in Taiwan heavily condemn him for saying so. “If you’re going to sell your country for your own good, the country will no longer be there for you.”, “You light you think of your country Liu Guanlin. Just be a Chinese.”, and even comments such as “He should be kick out of the country” were seen.

However, Chinese fans show contradicting reactions, “Why are Taiwanese so sensitive? It’s just a word”, “I like him even better after this incident.”, “He should be in the TOP 5., and most of them turned out to be positive.

Last year, similar incident happened when Tzuyu of TWICE held a Taiwanese flag and Chinese fans were fiercely mad at her. The incident ended with her apologizing.

What will be done to solve this issue cannot be judged since side has their own thoughts. However, relevant entertainments should think carefully since their choice will be the precedent for the future collisions to happen.

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Chart 10 Wednesday: “Produce 101 Season 2” Top Popular Trainee Ranking

The trainees participating in Mnet’s “Produce 101 Season 2” are out, and we chose the top 10 contestants who are already rising in the popularity ranks!

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The latest hot news are all about the release of the lineup for “Produce 101 Season 2”. We’re seeing familiar faces to faces that are completely new to us, but either way, the 101 boys are already laying claims to their growing fandom! The first episode of the survival audition show is set to air on April 7th, but let’s see which trainees are currently the most popular among them all!

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10th – Choi TaeWoon (MMO Entertainment)

Choi TaeWoon is a trainee under MMO Entertainment. He known as a former trainee under B2M Entertainment, but he’s best known as a friend of B.A.P’s DaeHyun. DaeHyun uploaded a post on Instagram wishing the trainee luck and best wishes.

 

9th – Seong HyunWoo (THEVIBE LABEL)

Seong HyunWoo also garnered attention as the trainee backed by INFINITE’s Nam WooHyun. WooHyun uploaded a post on Instagram next to the trainee. It’s been revealed that Seong HyunWoo is the idols’ junior at the same college.

 

8th – Kim Samuel (Brave Entertainment)

Kim Samuel is best known as Punch from the group 1Punch. 1Punch was created under Brave Entertainment with Samuel and One (who is now a trainee under YG). Thanks to his skills gained from a long training period, and his mixed-race good looks, Samuel caught a lot of camera time during the show’s first MV for “PICK ME Ver. 2”.

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7th – Lee EuiWoong (Yue Hua Entertainment)

Lee EuiWoong is a Korean trainee under Yue Hua Entertainment. Besides the fact that he has the textbook soft, charismatic good looks, EuiWoong appeared on “Hello Counselor” to discuss his dilemma about juggling helping out his parents’ store and being a class president. At the time, he wanted to be a model or an actor, but he now changed his dreams to become an idol.

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6th – NU’EST (Pledis Entertainment)

Probably the contestants with the most experience, NU’EST’s BaekHo, Ren, JR and MinHyun will be competing for a spot as the final 11. The group just celebrated their 5th anniversary, but the members have returned as trainees instead of veteran idols. As the first boy group to debut under Pledis Entertainment, netizens are looking forward to the members’ progress on the show.

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5th – Ha SeongUn (Ardor & Able Entertainment)

Ha SeongUn is gaining a lot of attention thanks to his impressive networking among famous K-Pop idols. BTS’s JiMin uploaded a post of the two, bragging about his talented trainee hyung. Although it’s been erased, SeongUn’s first profile mentioned that his hobby included gaming with EXO’s SuHo and Kai, SHINee’s TaeMin and BTS’s JiMin.

 

4th – Bae JinYoung (C9 Entertainment)

Bae JinYoung has already been nicknamed the Zhou Jieqiong (PRISTIN’s KyulKyung) of Season 2. He mentioned that he gained courage to pursue his dream as an idol after watching the first season of the audition program. Thanks to his light eyes and flower boy visuals, his profile video ranks high as most viewed.

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3rd – Park JiHoon (Maroo Entertainment)

Park JiHoon came out of nowhere and stole the hearts of the millions with just one wink. At the end of the season’s first MV, Park JiHoon threw out a wink at the camera. In under 2 seconds, Park JiHoon created a fandom. He’s been nicknamed the “Wink Boy” and has the 2nd most watched profile video.

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2nd – Lee DaeHwi (Brand New Music)

Lee DaeHwi was a clear winner from the first MV. He was chosen as the first center member out of 101 trainees for his stellar skills and a variety of charms. As a trainee under Brand New Music, DaeHwi received the most camera time and even got to dance on the highest stage all by himself. Considering that Choi YooJung was the center for Season 1 and she debuted as I.O.I, netizens believe that DaeHwi will most likely make it to the top 11 contestants.

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1st – Jang MoonVok (ONO Entertainment)

Even with all the good looks, talent and celebrity backing, Jang MoonVok’s profile video soars ahead of them all. He’s self proclaimed the “Hip Hop President” as his amusing audition for “Superstar K2” went viral years ago. He’s now grown up and ready to take on his next audition challenge. He’s also famous for being a close friend to BTS’s V. They continually support one another’s career through SNS, and V once introduce MoonVok as his girlfriend.

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Different Ways on How to Survive in Produce 101 Season 2

There are SO MANY BOYS in Produce 101 and there are not many number of cameras.
It will be a fierce completion for the boys to grab the attention of  the judges, public and the camera. In order to survive from this toughness, one has to have a distinctive charm or special talent.

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As we are all different in nature and charms, these boys are as well, different in surviving in the program.
Here are 3 ways on how to look unique from the crowd.

1st – Be Unrealistically Handsome: Lai Kuanlin

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Just look at him! We cannot “NOT” notice that face. Don’t worry, it’s not just us who went obsessed with his looks, but it’s the critics, reporters, and judges as well who were blinded by his beauty.

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2nd – Have a Long History in the Field: Park JiHoon

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Since he was a kid, he took small roles in diverse dramas as well as in music videos. He was famous since a very young age. Some participants’ past are being condemned, while his past is being highly praised of living such as busy life in this industry since childhood.

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3rd – Be Hilarious Unexpectedly: Yoon JiSeung

He is the typical happy guy who knows how to satisfy with what his got.

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When he was placed in 25th place, he thanked every god that existed and he said that he has never even got close to 25th place in school.

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When there was a new that member from NU’EST will be joining, other boys wanted to get signature or play computer games with him, while JiSeung planned to get a kiss in the cheek.

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His reactions are the best.

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He lends his eyeballs to be used as mirror.

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