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Idol Groups Original Names before Debut Revealed!

By Staff Writer | July 16, 2012 12:04 PM EDT

Idol Groups Original Names before Debut Revealed!
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Idol groups original names before debut were revealed.

On a recent online community forum, a title read, "Idol groups original names." In the article, it revealed the names of idol groups before their debut.

Idol group Super Junior's leader Leeteuk was supposed to be 'Kangsoo' because they originally had wanted a name similar to his real name, Park Jung Soo. Shindong was supposed to be 'udong', Kangin was supposed to be 'woongdam' and Kyuhyun was supposed to be 'kwihyun'.

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Popular idol group TVXQ was originally supposed to be 'Oh Jang Yook Bu' or 'Dong Bang Bool Pae' and others. 

Boy group Big Bang was also supposed to be called, 'Diamond'. TOP was supposed to be 'Mark', Daesung to be 'Big Castle', Seungri to be 'Sonic' and Taeyang to be 'Taekwon'.

Girl group Wonder Girls was originally supposed to be called 'LC' which stood for 'Ladies Club'. Sunye was supposed to be 'Sunny', Sohee to be 'IC', Yeeun to be 'Silver and others. They did have some songs recorded with this title, but due to their documentary that featured the name Wonder Girls before their debut, they decided to stick with that name.

Shinhwa member Junjin was originally supposed to be called 'Igigo', Minwoo to be 'Parang', Dongwan to be 'Ato' and others.

Internet users commented, "IC is such a funny name" and "There have been rumors that 'Diamond' was thought up by G-Dragon."

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Tagged :  Super Junior, TVXQ, Wonder Girls, Big Bang, Shinhwa

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