This SEVENTEEN Member Passed His Audition Due To His Extremely Good Looks

“You pass because it’s time we added a visual member to the group.”

SEVENTEEN‘s Mingyu is talented, as both a singer and a dancer, but PLEDIS Entertainment had something completely different on its mind when it selected the member to become a part of his boy group.

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During a recent interview, Mingyu shared he was “street casted” when he was in his second year of middle school.

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Unaware of his potential as a K-Pop idol, Mingyu attended the agency’s audition without having prepared any special songs or choreography.

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Mingyu ended up singing the South Korean national anthem and presenting a choreography that he had learned at church.

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While Mingyu doubted the audition went well, Pledis Entertainment was strangely pleased. Mingyu passed — thanks to his extremely good-looks.

“We decided to let you pass because it’s time we added a visual member to the group.”

— Pledis Entertainment

Good call, Pledis Entertainment! Now Mingyu is widely beloved for being the prince-looking, stereotype-breaking, singing and dancing machine he is.

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Source: Dispatch
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