15 Ulzzangs Who Were Given Scouted By Way Of Entertainment Corporations And Debuted As Idols

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Seol Ah, Soo Ah, And Daebak Head To SM Entertainment To Learn How To Become Idols
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Seol Ah, Soo Ah, And Daebak Head To SM Entertainment To Learn How To Become Idols

On the April 30 episode of KBSs The Return of Superman, Lee Dong Gooks children headed over to SM Entertainment to test their idol potential against real idols.

SHINees Minho, who lives near Lee Dong Gook and is a big fan of the soccer player, went to visit Seol Ah, Soo Ah, and Daebak at their house and invited them to SM Entertainment.

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Seol Ah, Soo Ah, and Daebak are known for their love of singing and dancing but in a previous episode their father revealed that they inherited his inability to sing on key.

6 Idols That Trained For At Least 10 Years Before They Debuted
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6 Idols That Trained For At Least 10 Years Before They Debuted

These six idols were trainees at their respective agencies for at least ten years before debuting their groups.

Idols undergo training as trainees at their companies for an undetermined amount of time before debuting. Some train for a year, some even train for fifteen years before debuting.

The following six idols underwent a rigorous training period as trainees for at least ten years to finally debut. 

TWICEs Jihyo trained for about ten years before debuting with TWICE and she even trained alongside Suzy during her training period. Since she started training at JYP Entertainment at such an early age, she debuted at the fresh age of 19.

7 Idols That Debuted In Record Time
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7 Idols That Debuted In Record Time

These idols were able to debut in their groups not long after joining their company.

Most idols nowadays would have trained for a certain number of time ranging from 2 years to even 10 years before being deemed ready for debut. However, there are some idol groups members from top groups who were able to skip the long period of training to debut in their current groups.

These idols must have already possessed the skills and star quality when they were recruited considering they didnt need to spend a lot of time honing them.

These 5 Popular Idols Almost Debuted In A Supergroup Together Before They Were Famous
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These 5 Popular Idols Almost Debuted In A Supergroup Together Before They Were Famous

5 of Koreas top female idols nearly joined forces in one supergroup while they were trainees, but it was not meant to be.

In the mid-2000s, a reality program called The Diary of Five Girls was filmed. It was meant to lead up to the debut of a super group containing 5 of the todays top female idols. However, due to tough financial times, Good Entertainment could not debut this group and eventually had to shut down, forcing the trainees to find new agencies.

The members of Five Girls.

These Popular Idols Were Once Rejected JYP Entertainment
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These Popular Idols Were Once Rejected JYP Entertainment

Before finding their homes in their current companies, these several well known singers and idols were rejected by JYP Entertainment.

Despite being big names in the K-Pop world, these singers and idols faced complications on their road to debut. Before finding their homes in their current companies and reaching stardom, they actually originally auditioned for JYP Entertainment, and were ultimately rejected.

While it may seem like a shock that these amazing talents would be turned down, its safe to say that everything worked out in the end.