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Jinyoung explains why he changed his stage name from Jr. to Jinyoung

By jennywill   Thursday, March 16, 2017   87,225   11,540   0
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GOT7's Jinyoung talked about promoting under his real name.


GOT7 were guests on KBS COOL FM's 'Park Ji Yoon's Gayo Plaza' on March 16. On the radio show, Jinyoung explained first why he first promoted as Jr., saying, "My real name is Park Jin Young. I'm in JYP Entertainment, and I have the same name as our producer. Since we're in the same label, it was weird to use the same name."


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He then said, "But then I wanted to promote under my real name. I wanted to show him that I've matured."


Do you prefer Jr. or Jinyoung?



  1. GOT7
  2. Jinyoung


lilianlo Friday, March 24, 2017

Either way Jr. and Jinyoung both have something to do with young so...

jypnloves Friday, March 17, 2017

i like both jr. and jinyoung....

periel Friday, March 17, 2017

i've always only called him jinyoung

LiteralGarbage Friday, March 17, 2017

It kinda doesn't matter what name people prefer, because his name is Jinyoung. lol

ahgase88 Thursday, March 16, 2017

jinyoung <3 whatever he goes by i will always support~

Hemlock Thursday, March 16, 2017

Good on you mate! I admire & respect people who are proud of their heritage & chose to keep their stage names Korean like Yoona, Taeyeon, Seolhyun, Eunji etc..etc... I reckon choosing a Korean stage name is admirable esp when you were born in Korea. More so applause to those born overseas like Somi who proudly chose to keep her Korean name, unless your true name is Western to begin with like Ailee & John Park then that's ok. No offense but some people just bloody try so hard to be Western/Caucasian both in looks, personality & skin color. I reckon be proud of the skin & race you're born in, so good on you!

nxu02 Hemlock Thursday, March 16, 2017

"john park" do u mean jay park lelelel

Hemlock nxu02 Thursday, March 16, 2017

No, I meant John Park, the singer whose real name is John Andrew Park from Illinois. He auditioned in American Idol.

giddygiddy Thursday, March 16, 2017

doesn't matter, id still jump on that

HatersBckOff giddygiddy Thursday, March 16, 2017

;)

manicturtle Thursday, March 16, 2017

I like his name, Jinyoung. It suits him. Junior feels odd xD

Fixara_Franco Thursday, March 16, 2017

Junior or Jinyoung are better than people call him JR (as in letter J then letter R) SMH

Heechulie Thursday, March 16, 2017

again..why is this relevant? lol

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