EXO’s Chanyeol a Possible Addition to Star-Studded Lineup of Variety Show “Roommate”


EXO member Chanyeol‘s name has been brought up by various news reports as a member of SBS’ upcoming variety show “Roommate.”

“Roommate” is a variety show that will observe what goes on in a share house, a new form of accommodation that has recently gained popularity among young people. It will closely follow the daily lives of ten male and female top stars as they live and interact with one another in one house.

So far, eight celebrities have been confirmed: actors Shin Sung WooSeo Kang Joon and Park Min Woo, actress Hong Soo HyunAfter School’s Nana and 2NE1’s Park Bom, fighter Song Ga Yeon, and comedian Jo Se Ho.

With “Roommate” expected to have a 10-member lineup, various celebrities’ names have been brought up, including EXO’s Chanyeol. The show’s producer, Park Sang Hyuk, clarified that the production team has had meetings with EXO members but Chanyeol’s participation in the show is not confirmed. He also asked, “Since nothing can be confirmed until the day of the show’s recording, please refrain from speculation.”

Chanyeol is no stranger to reality TV shows, having traveled all the way to Micronesia for SBS’ wild-life survival program, “Law of the Jungle.” If he joins “Roommate,” he is sure to bring his all to the show.

“Roommate” premieres on April 20 on SBS as part of the “Good Sunday” lineup, replacing “K-Pop Star 3.”

Soompiers, would you like to see Chanyeol on this show?