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MONSTA X's Wonho's last name being completely different from what fans believed blows their minds

By jennywill   25 days ago   199,709   14,562   78
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MONSTA X fans have been thrown into a loop.


Wonho, whose real name is 'Hoseok', had been long-believed to have the last name 'Shin'. Many fans called him 'Shin Wonho' or 'Shin Hoseok'. However, it's now come out that his real name is 'Lee Hoseok', and that his stage name is just 'Wonho' - in other words, there's no 'Shin' anywhere.


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They are listed as the same person in the Korea Music Copyright Association, and clicking on Lee Hoseok's name lists MONSTA X songs that he wrote lyrics for.







Monbebe, who had long believed his last name was 'Shin', are now trying to figure out how it happened, and why the label (or Wonho himself) never corrected anyone in the past two years. Some fans are asserting that neither Wonho himself nor Starship Entertainment ever said he was 'Shin' anything.


What do you think about this sudden twist?


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little_miss_evil 22 days ago

His name has always been Shin Hoseok. Even his mom said it was Shin Hoseok. Lee Hoseok is just a rumor that started when people said he was a 92 liner not a 93 liner.http://aminoapps. com/p/bkr6yr

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fandoms_kpop 24 days ago

eddie u here somewhere rite

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xoliaxo 24 days ago

riiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiight..

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gacilas 24 days ago

Maybe people assumed because in NuBoyz era, his name is Sino as in SHIN HOseok.

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purplematoki 24 days ago

lol ok?

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bangeryun94 24 days ago

Oh my goodness!  Somebody call the po po.  Wonho's moniker was listed incorrectly!  The world has gone mad!

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imJooyeon 24 days ago

Maybe he or the company did this to protect his parents or family. Maybe he's like a chaebol kid, or something.

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shineesylvia imJooyeon 24 days ago

Nah I don't think so because in No Mercy he talked about how much his mom sacrificed for him to become a idol

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emilykeartskpop imJooyeon 24 days ago

Wonho's mom owns a cafe and its pretty well known among Korean fans and idols so I don't think this is the reason why.

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imJooyeon emilykeartskpop 23 days ago

and @shineesylvia so I don't really know, then they had other reasons.

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steadystrike 24 days ago

Oh okay. I thought it was gonna be something like Robertson or Umbabezawai

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imJooyeon steadystrike 24 days ago

Me too, I thought it would be something not korean cuz the title said "blow their minds".

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Kathy_Pfft steadystrike 24 days ago

Omg Umbabezawai Hoseok would sound so majestic

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OGTrashKan steadystrike 24 days ago

Or Smith? Maybe Schmitty-Werber-Jagerman-Jensen???😁

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KngSarang 24 days ago

Oh so now instead of being Mrs Shin, I'm Mrs Lee? hahaha ha ha... just kidding TT-

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ReignofMato 24 days ago

Omg technically now there's not two Shin Wonho's in kpop.

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