Lee Hyori Almost Debuted with SM Entertainment Before She Became a Fin.K.L Member

Lee Hyori originally trained to debut with S.E.S.

Mnet’s TMI News recently revealed that Lee Hyori started off in entertainment as a trainee for SM Entertainment preparing to debut with S.E.S.

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According to the show, Lee Hyori was originally cast by a H.O.T. manager of SM Entertainment to become an S.E.S. member but later left the agency due to the difficulties she faced.

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After that, Lee Hyori entered World Music as a trainee and trained to form a hip-hop group with Yoon Mirae.

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Meanwhile, Lee Hyori was working part-time at a restaurant, where she was discovered by the CEO of DSP Entertainment.

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He saw so much potential in her that he paid for her expensive cancellation fees at her previous agency and signed a contract with her, which led her to debut as the leader of Fin.K.L.

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Check out the full reveal of Lee Hyori’s past below:

Source: Dispatch
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