An idol who decided to become a celebrity after watching a documentary at home

There are celebrities who have become stars for rather absurd reasons. 

#1 While watching a documentary

BEAST Yoon Doo-joon said that he was impressed when he watched Big Bang‘s debut documentary while eating pork cutlet in his underwear at home.

Yoon Doo Joon

He changed his dream from being a college prep student of College of Physical Education to a singer. He started his trainee life by winning third place in JYP‘s first open audition, and later debuted as a member of BEAST under Cube Entertainment.

#2 While playing badminton

Max Changmin was selected by an SM official while playing badminton with his friends in high school.

Max Changmin

It was because of his appearance and superior body proportion while holding a badminton racket. He said he was never good at playing badminton!

#3 After joining a club

Park Seo-joon joined the animation club when he was in the third year of middle school.

Park Seojoon

Having been passive and shy, he was attracted to receiving attention while cosplaying and began to dream of becoming an actor.

#4 After posting a selfie

Girl’s Day Yura and CNBLUE Jung Yong-hwa made their debut in the entertainment industry with one selfie.

Girl's Day Yura
Jung Yong Hwa

#5 While eating tteokbokki

EXO Sehun was selected by SM Entertainment‘s casting manager while eating tteokbokki on the street when he was in 6th grade of elementary school.

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Sehun, who misunderstood the manager as a strange person, even had a 30-minute chase at that time!

#6 While working part-time at a cafe

Song Ji-hyo was cast while working part-time at a cafe in Gangnam.

Song Jihyo

Lee Jung-jae also rose to stardom through his part-time job at a cafe.

Lee Jungjae
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