With that in mind, netizens are recommending numerous celebrities who may well be able to fill in the idol's spot. Here are 9 candidates.
Actor Park Bo Gum
Park Bo Gum has been a huge Fin.K.L fan even before his debut. Thanks to his pleasant image on variety programs, he is a popular choice.
Singer HyunA is well known for her charismatic appearance on stage. However, she is full of aegyo most of the time, causing many to wonder what kind of chemistry she'll illustrate on the show if selected.
Wanna One's Kang Daniel
Though he may not be the tidiest person out there, his passionate performance makes up for that. He's bound to be the perfect part-timer right?
Actress Kim Yoo Jung
Kim Yoo Jung has a lovely and confident personality, making her a great candidate.
Sungjae is popular for his friendly vibe as he has a tendency to become friends with others within a short span of time.
Gugudan's Kim Se Jung
Making an appearance on Mnet 'Produce 101', she received much attention for looking after a fellow member, representing a healing icon.
Singer/actor Lee Seung Gi appeared on numerous variety shows like 'New Journey to the West' and is a candidate for 'Youn's Kitchen'. He has demonstrated a generous heart numerous times.
As a Jeju Island native, Mina is becoming a popular choice among netizens. And is said to have a heavy Jeju dialect.
Well known for his caring personality, and remarkable MCing skills, he received much attention through variety shows.
Red Velvet's Irene and singer Suzy were among the many idols who also joined the list.
Who do you think will make a suitable part-timer?