The official announcement of the final member selection for SIXTEEN has caused a bit of controversy. Nobody was expecting for Momo to be added to Twice. There was a lot of confusion and the searches for Momo and SIXTEEN were top trending topics on twitter.
But JYP is here to clear up any confusion, anger… whatever feelings anyone may have about it.
“…The final member selection criteria of the program were carried out through missions shown to viewers, and the JYP staff, viewer votes, and the audience’s votes overall was used to select the members. Even before the final episode, it was already decided that the seven members would be elected through a selection process but the thought that it may leave some regrets, one member was chosen solely by viewers’ voting (Tzuyu) and another was chosen by J.Y. Park PD (Momo)…”
(click here to see the full statement on koreaboo.com)
The video below is the whole episode.
(see the selection at 1:02:32 mark)
Honestly I’m more shocked that the name didn’t have 7 anywhere in it. This is thrilling news! I had heard a rumor about him doing this some time back and I was beginning to wonder if he had just given up on it all together. But apparently not! While we all thought it was still in the works, Se7en was truly busy!
On July 7, a representative of Se7en revealed, “Se7en will be continuing activities after creating his own agency. His fan meeting in Japan today will be the first official schedule under the new agency. The agency was set up with the investment of SH Holdings.”
(click here to see the full article at soompi.com)
And as for the name, well apparently he chose to name it after his birthday. I guess that makes more sense than my idea.
Did you get a chance to watch the web drama EXO Next Door? If you did, you were one of the many people who contributed to the 50 million views that were record breaking!
And if you were a fan of show, there’s even better news.
Due to its popularity, the web drama will be cut and pieced into an official film. This was revealed by CJ Entertainment at the 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 13th in Southern France.
The web drama is expected to reach America via DramaFever in June.
(check out the full article here at koreaboo.com)
It’s nice to see EXO in the news for once without causing some type of heart attack right?