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

By jennywill   Sunday, April 30, 2017   212,191   14,563   0
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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 Wednesday, May 3, 2017

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

fandoms_kpop Monday, May 1, 2017

eddie u here somewhere rite

xoliaxo Monday, May 1, 2017

riiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiight..

gacilas Monday, May 1, 2017

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

purplematoki Monday, May 1, 2017

lol ok?

bangeryun94 Monday, May 1, 2017

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

imJooyeon Monday, May 1, 2017

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

shineesylvia imJooyeon Monday, May 1, 2017

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

emilykeartskpop imJooyeon Monday, May 1, 2017

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.

imJooyeon emilykeartskpop Tuesday, May 2, 2017

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

steadystrike Monday, May 1, 2017

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

imJooyeon steadystrike Monday, May 1, 2017

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

Kathy_Pfft steadystrike Monday, May 1, 2017

Omg Umbabezawai Hoseok would sound so majestic

OGTrashKan steadystrike Monday, May 1, 2017

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

KngSarang Monday, May 1, 2017

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

ReignofMato Monday, May 1, 2017

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

liang_hui_is_hot ReignofMato Monday, June 19, 2017

Lol, cross gene.

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