Sooyoung Reveals Her Japanese Debut Before Girls Generation

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Sooyoung Reveals Her Japanese Debut Before Girls' Generation
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Sooyoung Reveals Her Japanese Debut Before Girls' Generation

There is no doubt that Girls Generation's Sooyoung is one of the hottest K-pop idols to date. And because of it, she can't help but give her fans a favor as she has recently shared her life story when she debuted in Japan before Girls' Generation. Her previous duo in Japans was called as Route 0.

It was during the May 17 episode of tvN's "Taxi", where Sooyoung talked about her past. Sooyoung then reveals that she was only 12 years old during that time. However, she then says that she still looks the same as when she was still 12 years old.

Sooyoung Recalls Japanese Debut Prior To Girls Generation
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Sooyoung Recalls Japanese Debut Prior To Girls Generation

On the May 17 broadcast of tvNs Taxi, Sooyoung recalled her time before Girls Generation, when she had debuted in Japan as part of the duo Route 0.

During the broadcast, she recalled that she was only 12 years old at the time. She said, You might think of a little girl holding a teddy bear when you hear that, but I looked exactly the same then as I do now.

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She had debuted as part of an audition program, beating 15,892 other people to debut.

Girls’ Generation’s Sooyoung, Jung Kyung Ho Dating: ‘Gangster High’ Actor Reveals He Almost Lost Sooyoung For This Reason
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Girls’ Generation’s Sooyoung, Jung Kyung Ho Dating: ‘Gangster High’ Actor Reveals He Almost Lost Sooyoung For This Reason

Dating an idol is not always easy. At least, that's probably what actor/boyfriend of Girls' Generation's Sooyoung sometimes feels. Jung Kyung Ho spilled what it's like to date the member of a veteran girl group in a recent interview with a magazine.

Jung Kyung Ho was featured for an interview and photoshoot with Woman Sense Magazine. The 33-year-old actor opened up about his dating life with Sooyoung and how he maintains a 5-year-old relationship without a single meaningful issue to fight about. Korea Boo reported, when asked about his decision to date in public, Jung Kyung Ho admitted that he doesn't really care about others' perceptions because dating in public isn't a sin.

Sooyoung shares her debut story in Japan before Girls' Generation
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Sooyoung shares her debut story in Japan before Girls' Generation

Girls' Generation's Sooyoung shared her debut story on 'Taxi'.

On the May 18 episode, Sooyoung revealed, "I actually debuted in Japan first. Not a lot of people know but there was a popular Japanese audition program titled Asayan's 'Korea Japan Ultra Idol Duo Audition' similar to 'K-Pop Star' and 'Superstar K'." 

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She continued, "During the 2002 World Cup in South Korea and Japan, they were holding an audition for a South Korea/Japan idol group and I was selected. Out of the 15,000 contestants, I was the one to debut. I promoted for more than 3 years (as a member of Route θ)."

Girls Generations Sooyoung Reveals She Went To 100 Auditions Before Her Debut
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Girls Generations Sooyoung Reveals She Went To 100 Auditions Before Her Debut

During the press conference for her upcoming weekend drama A Man Who Sets The Table, Girls Generations Sooyoung shared how her own pre-debut struggles helped her with her role in the drama.

In the drama, Sooyoung will be taking on the role of Lee Ruri, a character who, like many young people in Korea, is a job seeker. She said, Before I debuted with Girls Generation, I auditioned for 100 different projects. I was a trainee for seven years before debuting [with Girls Generation] during my second year in high school. Since the concept of an expiration date exists with girl groups, there was a part of me that was concerned about my future, sharing how she reflected on her own experience to better portray her role.