Watch Wanna Ones Kang Daniel Shares He Never Expected Hed Take 1st Place On Produce 101 Season 2

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Watch: Wanna Ones Kang Daniel Shares He Never Expected Hed Take 1st Place On Produce 101 Season 2
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Watch: Wanna Ones Kang Daniel Shares He Never Expected Hed Take 1st Place On Produce 101 Season 2

On the August 8 broadcast of Night of Real Entertainment, Wanna Ones Kang Daniel modestly stated that he had not expected to come in as No. 1 on Produce 101 Season 2.

Wanna Ones Kang Daniel, Hwang Min Hyun, and Park Ji Hoon guested on the show that day and were given high quality beef to cook and eat during the interview.

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Asked if he had expected to take first place, Kang Daniel responded, Not at all. Honestly, no matter who had made it to the Top 11, it wouldnt have been strange until he got distracted by the delicious meat in front of him and lost his train of thought.

Wanna Ones Kang Daniel Talks About A Time He Wanted To Leave Produce 101 Season 2
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Wanna Ones Kang Daniel Talks About A Time He Wanted To Leave Produce 101 Season 2

Wanna Ones Kang Daniel admitted that he considered leaving Produce 101 Season 2 at one point during the show.

On August 10s episode of Mnets Wanna One Go, Kang Daniel talked to Ong Sung Woo about their time on the survival show.

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Kang Daniel shared that he hadnt thought that he would make it into the final 11 that became Wanna One.

The most difficult time was when I was preparing for Sorry Sorry,' he said. I was confident that the performance would go well. But then I received the lowest number of on-site votes. He admitted with a laugh, I was shocked.

Produce 101 Season 2 Trainee Kang Daniel Apologizes For Alleged Foul Play
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Produce 101 Season 2 Trainee Kang Daniel Apologizes For Alleged Foul Play

Kang Daniel from Produce 101 Season 2 is under fire for an action that could possibly be unfair for the other trainees on the show.

After announcing the 60 surviving trainees on May 5, Mnet began a survey online for the national producers (viewers) to match trainees with a concept song that best fits each trainee. Each song will then be performed by the trainees that were assigned through these votes.

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The problem arose when Kang Daniel changed his Instagram description to hint that he wanted to perform a certain song, and many netizens pointed out that this action was unfair, given that he was trying to lead the votes in a certain direction. As the controversy grew, he changed his Instagram description to an apology that reads, I will think before acting. I apologize.

Mnet announce their decision in penalizing Kang Daniel for foul play on 'Produce 101' season 2
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Mnet announce their decision in penalizing Kang Daniel for foul play on 'Produce 101' season 2

Mnet spoke up about the controversy involving MMO Entertainment trainee Kang Daniel. 

Kang Daniel of 'Produce 101' season 2 was accused of foul play for communicating with fans via social media about his preferred song choice. Many netizens found his actions unfair and some even demanded him to depart the show. 

SEE ALSO: 'Produce 101's rank 5 Kang Daniel accused of foul play + apologizes for his actions

On May 8, Mnet officially announced their final decision on Kang Daniel. They stated, "We consider fairness first and foremost. We have recently found out that the online votes by nation's producers have been influenced by a trainee. As the penalty, the trainee will not be able to use the song that caused the issue."

Kang Daniel's foul play controversy on 'Produce 101' season 2 has a winning effect on his popularity
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Kang Daniel's foul play controversy on 'Produce 101' season 2 has a winning effect on his popularity

Kang Daniel is the living proof of the "Bad press is good press/There is no such thing as bad publicity'' phenomenon.

The MMO Entertainment trainee recently got stirred up in a foul play controversy after he communicated with his fans via social media about song selections for 'Produce 101' season 2. 

SEE ALSO: 'Produce 101's rank 5 Kang Daniel accused of foul play + apologizes for his actions

In response to the issue, Mnet announced to put a penalty on Kang Daniel during the concept round.