Member of rookie boy group, DRIPPIN has revealed his casting story and it’s making headlines!
Dongyun, who is a member of the rookie boy group from Woollim Entertainment recently sat down for a live video session with his fans. It was during his time on the live chat that he shared an interesting story about how he joined his agency.
The DRIPPIN member revealed that during Chuseok, which is the Korean equivalent of Thanksgiving, some representatives of his company were bored and decided to search up random names.
A representative that worked for my label was bored during Chuseok so he went on Google and Facebook where he began to randomly search up names. He told me he really had nothing else to do during Chuseok.
The former Produce 101 contestant continued his story by sharing that eventually, the representative ended up searching up his full birth name to see who would come up.
He said that he knew someone that had my birth name so he searched it up and that’s when I popped up. You guys know my Facebook profile picture, right? That was my profile picture at the time and it was after he saw that photo that he scouted me.
As he shared his own personal story, Dongyun couldn’t believe it himself as he expressed his shock once again.
It’s weird right? He searched up my name, I popped up and then I got casted. It’s very simple, but I am very lucky.
Now, you’re all probably curious about the photo that got Dongyun into Woollim Entertainment. The very Facebook profile photo that got Dongyun casted is….
This one right here! We can totally see why Woollim Entertainment’s representative was all over this photo! Even though he’s posing casually in his school uniform, Dongyun’s handsome, yet adorable visuals still manage to shine.
Dongyun is a member of DRIPPIN, which is a Woollim Entertainment boy group that debuted just a few months ago. On October 28, 2020, the 7 members debuted with their extended play, “Boyager” and made quite a big impact immediately after their debut. In just a few months, they were nominated for numerous rookie awards at different end of the year ceremonies for 2020, such as Gaon Music Awards, Golden Disc Awards and Seoul Music Awards. They quickly gained positive momentum from the public, impressing netizens with their stable live vocals during their performances.
Wow, what a lucky guy! If you want to hear the full story about Dongyun’s casting story, you can check it out down below! Also, be sure to check out DRIPPIN’s song “NOSTALGIA” here!
— 🍒 (@mykinghys) February 7, 2021