From I.O.I to Weki Meki: Here’s Choi Yoo-jung’s Full Profile, Career, Latest News!

Weki Meki

The breakup of IOI is still heartbreaking. But fortunately, some former members of the girl group continued the step by joining another group. Choi Yoo-jung and Kim Do-yeon debuted again with girl group Weki Meki under Fantagio Entertainment. Together with six other new members, Weki Meki officially debuted with the music video “I Don’t Like Your Girlfriend,” on August 8th, 2017. Weki Meki debuted with the girl crush concept. In fact, their debut song titled “I Don’t Like Your Girlfriend” carries the hip-hop genre combined with EDM.

Plastic Surgery


Plastic surgery in Korea is not new. But the story is different if the one doing it is an artist. Usually, the idols who debut will be taken back and dragged through their past. Including their pre-debut photos. From there, netizens will compare their faces, and sometimes bad comments come out about plastic surgery. Choi Yoo-jung is the talk of South Korean netizens. Her face was considered to look different. Netizens even suspected this former IOI member has performed double eyelid surgery on her eyelids. After commenting that Yoojung had plastic surgery, it turned out that netizens’ comments were proven wrong.

After the rumors circulated, Yoojung proved that she did not perform eye surgery when she appeared in public with her group Weki Meki. Yoojung’s eyes look fine. On the Pann forum, netizens commented that Yoojung’s eyes looked back to normal.

“Looks like she actually didn’t do double eyelid surgery ㅠ ㅠㅠㅠ What a relief,”

“It’s 100x better”

“This is the prettiest moment”

“Now she looks like Choi Yoo-jung again”

“I told you that she didn’t do double eyelid surgery, but no one trusted me ㅋ ㅋㅋㅋ ㅋㅋㅋ”.

Health Issues

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Choi Yoo-jung is currently on hiatus from the entertainment world. The member of the girl group Weki Meki decided to take a short break due to problems with her health and wanted to focus more on her recovery. Fantagio as the agency that oversees Weki Meki and Choi Yoo-jung released an official statement regarding this matter. Through their statement, Fantagio said that Choi Yoo-jung will be absent from all her activities with Weki Meki and individual activities.

“Hello, this is Fantagio Music.
Choi Yoo-jung from Weki Meki will temporarily stop activities due to health reasons. We apologize for passing on this sudden news to Ki-Ling (Weki Meki’s fans), who has given (Yoojung) so much love. For now, Choi Yoo-jung will quit all scheduled activities, focus on getting enough rest and recovering. Weki Meki will do promotions with seven members, until Choi Yoo-jung’s health is restored.
We will do our best so that Choi Yoo-jung can have a fast recovery. We apologize for making Ki-Ling worry, and please continue to support Weki Meki’s Choi Yoo-jung.
Thank you.”

Meanwhile, netizens and fans are giving support to Choi Yoo-jung who chose to go on hiatus. Many of them hope that Weki Meki’s main rapper, as well as the main dancer, will quickly recover and be able to do more promotions with Weki Meki.

“How come there are many idols with health problems? Sad for reading it,” said netizens. “Hopefully she will get better soon so she can perform again with Weki Meki + she can comeback with I.O.I GWS YOOJOUNG,” said another.

Latest News

Weki Meki member Choi Yoo-jung is again involved in rumors of plastic surgery amid the group’s hiatus!

Plastic surgery is no longer a taboo in South Korea. Many men and women from all walks of life undergo plastic surgery on the face, of the body, as desired. But when plastic surgery is carried out by Korean celebrities, not a few netizens give scathing criticism. A number of celebrities are considered to have failed plastic surgery, but there are also some who reap praise and still look natural. Plastic surgery performed by the idols is mostly eyelid surgery.

Long time no public appearance, girl group member Weki Meki, Choi Yoo-jung got caught up in rumors of plastic surgery following a number of photos she posted on Instagram. The face of the 1999-born K-Pop idol was claimed to be different from before. As is known, Yoojung at that time was on hiatus from group activities due to health problems. A series of beautiful selfies of Yoojung immediately jumped into the spotlight. Many netizens said that Yoojung’s face seemed to have changed, especially her chin.

“Do you guys think something about her face has changed?” said a netizen.

“I think she underwent plastic surgery while on hiatus,” commented another netizen.

“I think her chin is longer?” another netizen said.

“What happened to Yoojung? She looks very different. Hopefully this is for another reason. She looked very beautiful before,” added another netizen.

That was all the information about Choi Yoo-jung’s journey as a K-Pop idol: from I.O.I to Weki Meki. Don’t forget to kindly share your thoughts in the comment section below!