As we know, SM Entertainment has a pre-debut project to introduce trainees named SM Rookies. The project was filled with promising female stars.
But now, there are three female trainees that confirmed to left at SM Entertainment.
Helen has the full name Lee Hyejin. She is a 17-year-old SM Entertainment trainee.
Helen was born in South Korea, but she moved to Brisbane, Australia at the age of four. She later returned to Seoul to pursue idol stardom and training at SL Studio Academy before auditioning for SM Entertainment.
Then, Helen joined the company in December 2019.
Jimin has the full name Yoo Jimin. She is a 20-year-old unannounced SM Entertainment trainee.
According to reports, Jimin joined SM Entertainment in 2016 or 2017. Before becoming a trainee, and she was popular on the internet for her beautiful visuals.
Jimin is also the female dancer who performed with SHINee‘s Taemin for his “Want” comeback. Many early fans are expecting her to be part of the new girl group’s dance line if she debuts because of her dance skills. But, Jimin became embroiled in controversy earlier this month when she was accused of making scathing comments about EXO, NCT, and even BTS.
Ningning has the full name Ning Yizhuo. And she is a 17-year-old SM Entertainment trainee who is part of SM Rookies. Born in Harbin, China, she’s the only known non-Korean trainee currently at the company.
Ningning joined SM Entertainment in 2016 and was revealed as an SM Rookies member in September of the same year.
Before joining the company, she competed on Zhejiang TV‘s Let’s Sing Kids. Allegedly, she’s a big fan of both NCT and BLACKPINK.
Ningning is expected to be part of the new girl group’s vocal line if she makes her debut.