Netizens find alleged teasers and proofs of I.O.I's Jeon SoMi joining TWICE as their 10th member.
I.O.I has officially ended their promotions as the sensational project group that took the K-Pop scene by storm. With it ends member Jeon SoMi's idol promotions as she is set to return back to JYP as a trainee. SoMi was originally a contestant on SIXTEEN, the survival audition show for choosing the final lineup members of TWICE. Although she was one of the most popular contestants, SoMi was dropped at the end by JYP's bigger plans for the idol.
After finding her success in I.O.I, many of her fans have been wondering when SoMi will be able to make her official debut. Apparently she has proven to JYP just how ready she was to debut, because netizens think it's with her good friends of TWICE! The rumor mill has been buzzing with alleged proof that JYP is preparing to unveil SoMi as the 10th member of the uber-famous girl group.
Take a look at the alleged teasers and tell us what you think! Should SoMi debut as the 10th member of TWICE?
1. "To Be Continued" = SoMi?
TWICE's latest music video for 'TT' ends with the two children hearing a knock on the door and being surprised by what they see. Considering that the TWICE girls are all already inside the haunted house, netizens believe that the surprise is SoMi's entrance into the haunted house. Following the scene, the words "To be continued" is shown. Many fans expect the wording to mean the continuation of the album series, "TWICEcoaster", but netizens think it's a teaser for SoMi's grand entrance into the haunted house as the 10th member!
2. 1 to 10, not 9
The 2nd track in TWICE's new mini-album is titled "1 TO 10". The current number of TWICE members is 9, so netizens claim that the title has a second meaning - that with SoMi, TWICE will become 10 members.
3. SoMi's TT
Netizens have also pointed out that SoMi has been especially favoring the new signature move of her TWICE sisters. While taking pictures with her I.O.I members, SoMi can often be seen posing in the TWICE's crying T motion. Netizens claim that with the end of I.O.I, SoMi is starting to slowly ease into her alleged role in TWICE.
4. TWICE x SoMi at "The Show"
Both TWICE and I.O.I had performed on the recent episode of "The Show". During her performance of 'Very Very Very', SoMi was seen doing a crying pose that looked a lot like TWICE's T motion. At the end of the show, TWICE had been crowned the winner of the week, and SoMi joined the girls on stage to do a celebratory bow and even sang the first line of the group's encore stage.
Fans and netizens are split over this rumor, but what do you think?