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Kpop groups’ unexpected extra members, especially in BTS and EXO

Although not being official, these honored members will always have their spots in the group.

Some people were misunderstood as they always blended in a specific idol group, therefore fans thought that they were the group’s “hidden member”. In addition, those “members” have appeared not only once but many times with that groups, making fans wondering why they are not an official member of that group yet. Let’s see who those “honored members” really are.

In BTS

Park Bogum used to appear with BTS in a commercial, making fans think he’s a member of the group.

Kpop groups’ unexpected extra members, especially in BTS and EXO

Another one is Surpreme Boi, one of the first members to have a fixed position in BTS, but he decided to leave the group before they can debut. However, he is still working in Big Hit Entertainment as a producer.

In BLACKPINK

Everyone knows that BIGBANG’s Seungri once confessed that he wanted to be the 5th member of BLACKPINK. He has also proven his wish by appearing in a footage where he danced “DDU-DU DDU-DU” along with the girls. He even used some of BLACKPINK’s parts I his own MV.

Kpop groups’ unexpected extra members, especially in BTS and EXO
Kpop groups’ unexpected extra members, especially in BTS and EXO

In SNSD

SONEs all agree that SISTAR’s Bora should be SNSD’s extra member, since Bora contributed a special role in the group’s 10th anniversary and had randomly appeared in SNSD’s videos for multiple times.

Kpop groups’ unexpected extra members, especially in BTS and EXO

In EXO

The EXO-L community always welcomes and loves the group’s 10th member: Yoo Jae Suk. Although they only stand together on stage for once, the national MC still can capture the love of the EXO-Ls and he will always be an EXO member in the fans’ heart.

Kpop groups’ unexpected extra members, especially in BTS and EXO
Kpop groups’ unexpected extra members, especially in BTS and EXO

In NCT Dream

Lucas always wished to be a member of NCT Dream, but in the end, SM decided to put him in NCT U. However, he never gives up his hope, and after giving effort, he finally can perform side by side with NCT Dream.

Kpop groups’ unexpected extra members, especially in BTS and EXO

In iKON


PSY shares a very strong bond with the iKON members, therefore fans always believe that he is a part of the group. The two artists are well loved by fans to the point that they even earn their own nickname “PSYKON” 

Kpop groups’ unexpected extra members, especially in BTS and EXO

In Red Velvet


Both EXO-ls and Reveluvs know that Suho is a huge fan of Red Velvet. The fans even give him a special position as a backup dancer for Red Velvet or even an official member of the group as well. Dancing along Red Velvet’s songs is just a piece of cake for Suho. Who knows if he actually practices the girls’ choreography everyday! 

Kpop groups’ unexpected extra members, especially in BTS and EXO

With the enthusiastic appearance of these faces, many fans are so eager for them to be a part of the groups officially. What do you think about these hidden “hidden members“?

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