Super Junior‘s Siwon gathered attention being one of the candidates for the new member for Infinite Challenge after nominating himself and receiving support on the program’s SNS account.
In the March 21st episode, artists who showed interest in joining the program took part in one-to-one interviews with individual hosts. Candidates are to showcase their distinct personalities as well as comedian potentials and passion to be on the show,and viewers can vote on a suitable new member for the program.
Siwon’s huge interest to join the program received attention as he gave up his handsome image as an idol and actor to make funny faces in front of the camera to highlight the visual charm of his personal interviewer, Haha. When being asked upon his busy schedule with activities around the world, he simply answered he will cancel all of his schedules to meet the filming schedule of Infinite Challenge and give up his overseas activities, saying that his mother has been worried about him travelling all the time anyway, bringing impressive laughs to Haha.
Other candidates as the “sixth man” includes BEAST′s Kikwang, Teen Top′s Niel, Super Junior M′s Henry, Park Jin Young, Seo Jang Hoon, Hong Jin Ho, and more.
After Noh Hong Chul left the long time program Infinite Challenge last year, it has been hosted by the remaining five members. Through its SNS account, the program revealed its plan to recruit the “sixth man“ and received supportive response from fellow artists and followers.
Meanwhile, Siwon’s fellow Super Junior members Donghae and Eunhyuk has released the special edition of their first Korean album “The Beat Goes On,“ whereas Shindong and Sungmin will be enlisted in the military on March 24th and March 31st respectively.