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‘Produce 101 Season 2’ Update: Another Contestant, Nam Yoon Sung Decides To Leave Show

'Produce 101 Season 2' Update: Another Contestant

latest update have revealed that another contestant has decided to leave “Produce 101 Season 2.” The reports stated that a contestant, Nam Yoon Sung has decided to quit the show. It is reported by Soompi that Nam Yoon Sung’s management agency, I.ONE Entertainment stated on March 23, that the contestant, Nam Yoon Sung will be leaving ‘Produce 101 Season 2’ due to unexpected health issues that was observed during his last health checkup. Furthermore, the press statement issued by I.ONE Entertainment continued to note that due to the aforementioned health concerns, Nam Yoon Sung would not be able to continue with his participating in the filming of the performance for “M!Countdown.” The agency further stated that they had already informed the production staff on March 22, that the contestant would be leaving Mnet’s “Produce 101 Season 2.” So many fans are not happy the contestant who are supposed to be part of the show are leaving before the show even begins, but this appears to be inevitable circumstances where leaving will be best for the contestants. However, Allkpop reported that Nam Yoon Sung is not the first contestant to leave “Produce 101 Season 2,” in fact, he is the third

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‘Produce 101’ Season 2: Mnet Responds To Discrimination Allegation

‘Produce 101’ Season 2: Mnet Responds To Discrimination Allegation

Mnet’s “Produce 101” Season 2 hasn’t even aired its first episode, yet controversies already arise. Just right after Samuel Kim’s bullying scandal cooled off, Mnet has to face another controversy — this time the alleged mistreatment of its contestants. “Produce 101” is a survival show in which 101 contestants are competing against each other for one in a lifetime chance to debut in a new boy group. In the first installment, the 101 girls were divided into several training groups, and this season, “Produce 101” definitely applies the same method, only this time, the grouping method seems to produce a new controversy . According to Soompi , there were reports saying that “Produce 101” Season 2 contestants are being treated unjustly since the trainees in Group A seem to be receiving a lot of privileges than the lower groups. One agency source revealed that the contestants in the lower groups didn’t get proper meals and they even have to wait for the trainees from upper grade to finish their business first before they’re allowed to use the bathroom. It was also revealed that the trainees from the lower groups are being fed with plain rice without any side dishes. Moreover,

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‘Produce 101’ Contestant Bullying Rumor: Samuel Kim’s Classmates Doing Mean Things Just For Fun

‘Produce 101’ Contestant Bullying Rumor: Samuel Kim’s Classmates Doing Mean Things Just For Fun

“Produce 101” fans recently worried about the rumor that one of the contestants, Samuel Kim, was allegedly bullied by his classmates. The photos spread on the internet showed that Samuel’s friends at school often made fun of him since he appeared on “Produce 101.” “Produce 101” contestant bullying rumor started when two photos of Samuel Kim allegedly being bullied, leaked online. There were photos and videos showing Samuel carrying textbooks on the stairs while a friend punched him so he had to pick his books up alone. Since his appearance on “Produce 101,” Samuel Kim has always been the subject of talking and mostly jokes. It was reported that lots of his friends mocked his stage name, Punch, and even imitated or made fun of his “Produce 101” introduction. However, according to Allkpop , there’s an indication that the bullying rumor was made up. Another photo of someone giving a middle finger to Samuel has led people to believe that the “Produce 101” contestant bullying rumor was true. However, it turned out that somebody has taken the photo out of context when in fact, it was just a photo Samuel’s friend uploaded as a joke. A screenshot of an online

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BoA Will Be The Only MC For ‘Produce 101’ Season 2 Replacing Jang Geun Suk

BoA Will Be The Only MC For 'Produce 101' Season 2 Replacing Jang Geun Suk

It was shocking news when Jo Won was reported to date BoA. The singer was known to not be in a relationship before and when Joo Won, the actor suddenly reported to date her, everyone was surprised. But it was not only surprise given by BoA. The singer was reported to be the MC of “Produce 101” Season 2. “Produce 101” is a popular show in Mnet to produce idols from various agencies. Many trainees are together in one place and they are being scored every week for their performance. There is also viewers’ pole to decide their rank. In the end, 11 winners will come up and form a group. For the show in the first season 1, girl group IOI was formed. Consisting of best trainees from different agencies, the group was doing really well on their debut. Even though they were only active for 1 year, the group has got many awards to mark their success. IOI was dismissed already and fans will witness the process another group making. According to AllKpop , based on a report from Edaily, BoA would be the only MC for “Produce 101” season 2. She will replace Jang Geun Suk, the

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Jeon So Mi Gives Her Tips On How To Be Loved

Jeon So Mi Gives Her Tips On How To Be Loved

The 15-year-old Canadian singer Jeon So Mi is indeed blessed for the first month of this year. She’s one of the lucky stars included in Star 1 Magazine’s February issue, with a photo shoot concept of “Spring So Mi”. Apparently she talks about how to love and be loved by everyone that once made her famous. Jeon So Mi advised the male contestants of the upcoming reality girl group show on Mnet “Produce 101” that if they want to be loved they have to be honest at all times, she said: “You have to be honest, I think if you try to fool people, it all comes out. Even if you cry forcefully, it all comes out. I never forced myself to do anything during Yum Yum or Bang Bang. I had fun while practicing, I think if you have fun, everything is good ” , Allkpop reports The Canadian singer – now based in Korea – is also grateful for her fans for telling her that even she’s being honest at all times it doesn’t affect  the love they have for Jeon So Mi. “I think it’s because I’m honest and I’m not a fake, I started thinking that

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‘Produce 101′ Season 2: Male Trainees’ Turn, Fans Worried Of Cancellation After JYP, YG & SM Entertaiment Backs Out

'Produce 101' Season 2: Male Trainees' Turn

Produce 101 is known to be the culmination of a large-scale project where the public had the decision to choose the members of a South Korean girl group. The first season of Produce 101 was launched in 2016 on Mnet where it was considered to be a girl group survival show. Basically, the girl group survival show was named as such because the public had to choose among 101 aspiring artists from 46 entertainment companies. Produce 101 season 1 was a big hit in South Korea which has led showrunners to push through with Produce 101 season 2. This time, Produce 101 season 2 will feature male trainees. In the first season of Produce 101, the trainees had to go through different challenges that will hone and shape their future careers in the entertainment industries. The experiences and challenges of the 101 trainees can be likened to an entertainment boot camp where they had to learn how to sing, dance and rap. Out of the 101 trainees in Produce 101 season 1, only 11 members were chosen. Their group was named I.O.I and became one of the successful breakout Kpop groups in 2016. I.O.I is expected to disband after one

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Jang Keun-Suk Will Not Host the ‘Produce 101’ Season 2

Jang Keun-Suk Will Not Host the ‘Produce 101’ Season 2

After producer Han Dong-Cheol has left “Produce 101,” the program will not be hosted by Jang Keun-Suk for its Season 2. This added more obstacles to the second season of the singing competition. According to official from the show as quoted by Hankyung , they are currently searching for the new host. Conflicting schedule has made Jang to be unable to host the second season of the show. Jang was one of the reason the first season of “Produce 101” to be so successful. His lively appearance and cheerful approach helped reduced the tension between the contestants in the competition. Therefore, Mnet needs to find suitable replacement. The absence of Jan gives more complication to the second season of the sucessful singing competition. It is because at the same time, producer Han Dong-Cheol also submitted his resignation from Mnet. According to Stoo News , Mnet made an official announcement on Jan. 16 that Han is leaving company. Following the departure of two most important figure of the show, Mnet released the statement. It sad that departure of producer Han and host Jang will not change the schedule of the second season of the program. First season of “Produce 101” is

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Kang Sira Releases Teaser Pictures For Solo Debut

Kang Sira Releases Teaser Pictures For Solo Debut

One of the dark horses in the MNET survival show “Produce 101” is finally going to have a solo debut soon! Good news for Kang Sira fans as she has finally released a teaser picture for her upcoming solo debut. Her teaser picture is very alluring as she looks straight into the camera with sleepy but very beautiful eyes. Her teaser pictures also looks like Kang Sira might release a ballad song or a song that has magical and innocent feel to it. Chung Chun Music, Kang Sira’s agency, has stated that Kang Sira will be making her debut on the 19th of this month. In “Produce 101”, Kang Sira was the only trainee that represented Chung Chun Music. Her agency has stated that immediately after the MNET show, Kang Sira has been preparing for her solo debut. According to Allkpop  last month, on the 29 th , Chung Chun Music has confirmed that Kang Sira will indeed be releasing music as a solo artist. People who watched and followed MNET’s “Produce 101” may recall that Kang Si Ra was felt during the near end of the show. Viewers were amazed by her vocal talents after the vocal evaluations week

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Jeon Soyeon Is An Official Cube Entertainment Artist

Jeon Soyeon Is An Official Cube Entertainment Artist

Jeon Soyeon from “Produce 101” and “Unpretty Rapstar 3” is an official artist now! Jeon Soyeon was an official Cube trainee before. Now, Naver  has reported that Cube Entertainment recently signed the rapper to be their official artist for next year. A representative of Cube Entertainment said, “We have recently signed a contract with Jeon So Yeon. However, the details on her debut have yet to be confirmed.” According to Allkpop , Jeon Soyeon is part of the Cube trainees during “Produce 101”. She was with Kwon Eunbi who joined CLC last year. Jeon Soyeon garnered attention because of her talent and strong stage presence. She is a triple threat as she can dance, sing and rap. Jeon Soyeon was part of the top 21 but did not made it through the top 11. After “Produce 101” many of her fans wanted her to join “Unpretty Rapstar” and she did join the season three. Jeon Soyeon made it to top 4 and she finished as a third runner up. Soyeon proved on that show that she is not just a contestant from “produce 101”, that she can battle it out on the rap scene with all the other rappers. Soyeon

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IOI’s Chungha Will Go Solo Next Year

IOI’s Chungha Will Go Solo Next Year

The all-rounder member of IOI, Kim Chungha, will be going solo next year! M&H Entertainment has announced that IOI’s Kim Chungha will release a solo album next year after IOI disbands. Chungha is one of the 11 lucky members of IOI that won in MNET’s “Produce 101”. Allkpop  has reported that Chungha is slated to debut as a solo artist next year. M&H Entertainment is preparing for Chungha’s solo album. They have not announced any other information yet as IOI is still promoting. However, according to M&H Entertainment, Chungha is indeed preparing for it. “Kim Chung Ha is planning to debut solo toward the beginning of next year. However, no details have been confirmed yet. She will focus on IOI’s promotions in January and then return solo.” According to Koreaboo , Chungha was dubbed as the girl crush on the show. She attracts men and women because of her charms and talents. Chungha is an amazing dancer, choreographer, singer and rapper. Chungha is one of those under dogs in MNET’s “Produce 101”. She was rank in the lower places during the start of the show even though she has shown her talents. Fans of the show saw how amazingly talented

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