Sunny to replace Jeong Hyeong-don on ‘Weekly Idol’

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Sunny from K-pop girl group Girls’ Generation (OSEN)

Sunny from K-pop girl group Girls’ Generation will host the MBC variety showWeekly Idol,” filling in for TV personality Jeong Hyeong-don, according to a local news report Tuesday, Dec. 22.

TV industry sources said Sunny participated in the shooting for the program on Dec. 15, together with the regular host rapper Defconn on the episode starring K-pop boy band Up10tion.

Previously, Kim Sung-kyu from K-pop boy band Infinite and Heechul from Super Junior each appeared on the show to replace Jeong, who stepped down due to his worsening anxiety disorder.

“Weekly Idol” airs every Wednesday at 6 p.m. on MBC Every 1.

Hye-won Lee
The Korea Herald