Just days earlier than the finale of Mnet‘s woman group survival present, Girls Planet 999, followers have lastly realized which company common contestant Huening Bahiyyih is signed to—however not everyone seems to be pleased about it.
Initially greatest often known as the youngest sister of TXT‘s maknae Hueningkai, 17-year-old Bahiyyih Jaleh Huening (often known as Huening Bahiyyih) rose to fame in her personal proper this 12 months as a contestant on Girls Planet 999. That stated, though Bahiyyih was identified to many K-Pop followers earlier than becoming a member of the present, little was identified about her profession trajectory to this point—till now.
After Bahiyyih was confirmed as a Girls Planet 999 contestant, Hueningkai was stuffed with help for his youngest sister. In a reside broadcast, he revealed, “She went through a lot too though, being a trainee for different places and all.” Of course, that solely lead followers to surprise extra about the place she had educated.
I hope [Bahiyyih] can debut through this chance and that I get to see her.
— TXT’s Hueningkai
In early 2020, her dance academy posted a social media replace asserting that Bahiyyih had handed the primary spherical of auditions for YG Entertainment. However, her older sister Lea Huening later confirmed that Bahiyyih had not joined the company.
Not lengthy after her YG Entertainment audition, Bahiyyih’s academy additionally revealed she had handed an audition for BE:LIFT LAB—a co-label underneath HYBE alongside her brother’s company, Big Hit Music. After listening to the information, many even believed that Bahiyyih might seem on the upcoming feminine model of I-LAND, the survival present that fashioned BE:LIFT LAB’s boy group ENHYPEN.
Against all expectations, Huening Bahiyyih ultimately joined Girls Planet 999 as an alternative—however as an unbiased trainee. Typically, unbiased trainees are those that at present don’t have any company backing them. However, it now seems she is signed to an organization—and a fairly well-known one at that.
Yesterday, Play M Entertainment despatched out a social media replace asking followers to vote for Huening Bahiyyih within the Girls Planet 999 finale, not directly indicating that she’s at present a trainee underneath the corporate! Play M Entertainment is the company behind Apink and Weeekly in addition to VICTON and rock band Bandage.
— 플레이엠, Play M (@PlayM_Official) October 19, 2021
Interestingly, rumors had already been circulating since August that Bahiyyih could also be a Play M Entertainment trainee—seemingly as a result of she carried out Apink’s iconic hit “Mr. Chu” for her first stage on Girls Planet 999.
Upon studying that Bahiyyih is signed to Play M Entertainment, followers have responded with combined opinions. Some say that it’s an awesome place to be contemplating artists underneath the company are identified for his or her abilities and nice music.
playm doesnt have one of the best promotion however their artists high quality are nice really in case you take a look at apink victon and weeekly https://t.co/7Lf5F3Qfvy
— nao (@huekist) October 19, 2021
However, others are involved in regards to the firm’s repute for poor promotion and administration, particularly on condition that Play M Entertainment has not promoted Bahiyyih on Girls Planet 999 till now. That stated, it’s unclear how lengthy Bahiyyih has been signed to Play M Entertainment; regardless of the sooner rumors, it’s doable that she solely not too long ago joined the company.
everybody considering this woman was a person trainee all through an entire survival present bc her firm by no means promoted her… welcome to play m huening bahiyyih followers! https://t.co/KUyTESIiUr
— bia (@biastal) October 19, 2021
The information has additionally raised one other concern for a number of Bahiyyih followers: Play M Entertainment debuted its newest woman group, Weeekly, simply final 12 months. As such, it’s extremely unlikely they’ll be forming a brand new group any time quickly. This signifies that if Huening Bahiyyih doesn’t make it into the Girls Planet 999 lineup, it would seemingly be a very long time till followers get to see her debut.
Of course, it’s doable viewers who love Bahiyyih might don’t have anything to fret about. When the present’s interim ranking was launched this week, it was revealed that she has already climbed eight locations and now sits at no.5 within the Top 9. If her place stays regular, there’s each likelihood she’ll debut within the new woman group fashioned by Girls Planet 999. And, presuming the group is momentary (as with earlier Produce teams), Bahiyyih’s contract would seemingly finish proper simply in time for Play M Entertainment to debut a brand new woman group.
In different information, many followers have been involved about reported unfair remedy in the direction of Huening Bahiyyih over the course of the present.