“K-Pop Star” Contestant and Sulli Look-Alike Kang Seo Jin Used to Be an SM Trainee

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K-Pop Star” contestant Kang Seo Jin has been receiving attention for her resemblance to f(x)’s Sulli.

During the second round ranking auditions, which took place on the December 28 episode of SBS’ “K-Pop Star Season 4,” Park Jin Young said upon seeing Kang Seo Jin, “I think she looks like Sulli.”

It just so happens that Kang Seo Jin was also a trainee at Sulli’s management agency, SM Entertainment. Kang Seo Jin remarked, “I went in as a trainee not knowing anything and eventually left. [After I left], I contemplated a lot about what it is that I really want to do.”

Kang Seo Jin covered Younha’s “To Wait” for her audition, receiving a mixed response from the judges. Yang Hyun Suk expressed disappointment in her vocalization, whereas Yoo Hee Yeol said that there is an odd but definitely charming quality about Kang Seo Jin. Park Jin Young remarked, “From beginning to end, you breathed like you were taught. If you are able to take and integrate advice [into your singing], I think your foundations will improve.”

“K-Pop Star” airs every Sunday at 4:50 p.m., KST.