Here’s a list of K-Pop idols who have endured the harsh training so far.
Are you sick of all those sad training stories? Because of “Produce 101″ and “IDOL School”? If so, I can understand you. Seeing someone that you love being gloomy and exhausted is so hard thing. However, at the same time, it is the most necessary thing to know the behind stories dealing with that someone’s growing period in order to keep supporting them and truly understand them. Also, after knowing how hard they trained and prepared so far to be artists, your love toward your idols will get bigger and bigger. Some netizens said idols’ tremendous efforts always become the biggest inspiration for themselves. Do you agree? If so, just follow kpopmap’s lead, below!
1. SeolHyun of AOA
“After all the practicing, members and I went to theater to watch a movie and got caught up by staffs of management. According to staffs’ order, all of us received suspension for a few days. Actually, It was cool because I could take a rest instead of harsh training.”
2. ChanYeol of EXO
“In the early of training, I was only 17. People around me always kept saying ‘Please follow SuHo and learn from him.’ and then I kept following him steadily. SuHo asked, ‘Why do you live?’ and I couldn’t answered it because it’s too hard for 17. Then SuHo said, ‘Don’t follow me until you gotta know why you live.’.”
3. Wendy of Red Velvet
“On my B-Day when I was a trainee, my mom sent me a cake. At that time, I ate tiny piece of it and rest of it was eaten by other members. However, I was scolded by staffs for I ate some cake even it was my birth day. I got irritated toward my blameless mom out of sadness. I feel so sorry for my mom still.”
4. Sana of TWICE
“One day, I really wanted to eat pigs’ feet but there were CCTV on the hall way so I couldn’t. But I received some pigs’ feet by members who tied them with shoestrings.”
5. Jennie & JiSoo of BLACKPINK
“Recently there seem lots of IDOL survival programs on TV, but I think we overcame the same survival program only without cameras. “
“Every month, at least several trainees went back home and it was so sad and scary.”