How Our Bias Got Casted as Idol – Behind Stories
Some idols worked hard to be a trainee and worked again for more years to debut. However, there are idols who just got casted with their luck, or perhaps their speciality. Here are some behind stories of how famous idols got casted.
Check out if your bias is included!
BTS – Jin
He ran away from one of the casting managers of SM Entertainment, for he though the headhunter was a fraud. After that, he was spotted by the head hunter of current entertainment in the audition for his University.
BTS – Rap Monster
He was an underground rapper when he was found by Sleepy, a Korean rapper, and Sleepy introduced him to Bang SiHyuk, a famous producer.
TWICE – Tzuyu
She uploaded her video of dancing in Taiwan and JYP entertainment official saw it. JYP official went to Taiwan to cast her, and she became a trainee right after that day.
SEVENTEEN – S.coups
He was running away from his friends because he did not want to play soccer, and bumped into the current entertainment official in the subway.
SEVENTEEN – MinGyu
He went to an audition after he was casted on the street. He didn’t know anything about auditioning, so he just sang the national anthem and danced what he learned in church. However, he passed, and his reasons for passing was “Because he was handsome”.
EXO – BaekHyun
He failed all the auditions to be a singer, so he gave up his dreams for a while and went to the audition for Music College, where SM Entertainment head hunter saw him.
EXO – SeHun
He was eating snack on the street when he was just 6th grade elementary when he bumped into SM casting manager. He ran away at first because he thought the manager was a kidnapper, however, after 30 minutes of chasing, he was casted.
Miss A – Suzy
Suzy was on Super Star K audition when she met JYP Entertainment headhunter. The headhunter said that she was dressed like a boy with a loosely tied hair, but her face itself was just too pretty to walk away.
Infinite – SungKyu
He was on his part time job after he graduated. A guy asked him of who was his favorite singer, and he replied “Nell”, one of Korea’s best vocalist. Surprising thing was, the man was Nell’s manager and he wanted SungKyu to come to the audition.
Mamamoo – Solar
While she preparing to be a flight attendance, she was in Kareoki with her friends and joined a event. The casting manager saw her and casted her.
CNBLUE – Jung YoungHwa
He was already famous for “a cute guy in skiing site”. His entertainment official came to visit him after he saw the picture of him.
Jessica and f(x) – Kyrstal
SM official saw Kyrstal on a shopping mall and wanted to cast her, however, her parent thought she was too young and suggested her sister, Jessica. Jessica became trainee first then after Krystal has grown, she became a trainee as well.
BTOB – Jung IlHoon
He wanted to be a producer, however, he did not know how. So, he went directly to the CEO of his entertainment, and the CEO wanted him to comeback after a week. After a week, he became a trainee.
SHINee – MinHo
He bumped into SM Official while he was skiing, but refused the offer. However, he was casted again on his way home from school, but refused again. After continuous persuasion, he finally auditioned, and got in.
GFriend – UmJi
She was with her friends eating chicken when a head hunter of her entertainment left her with his name card. One other friend who was with her and got the name card was HyunJoo of APRIL.