12:55 pm - 03/29/2013

Former Dal Shabet member Viki returns as a weather forecaster



Dal Shabet‘s former member Viki, who left the group to focus on her solo career last May, was recently spotted on television reporting the weather.

Viki updated fans and revealed that her grandfather is none other than well-known businessman Son Kil Seung, sharing, “My grandfather is the former president of SK Group Son Kil Seung. He is currently the SK honorary chairman. He also gives lectures at Seoul University. During that time, I made my debut through Dal Shabet, and I didn’t want everyone to know. There is no one in my family who works in the entertainment industry. I didn’t want to inconvenience anyone. My former agency probably didn’t know of this either. I saw my grandfather when I was young, but I don’t get to see him often these days. He calls and emails my mother often.

The former idol is currently the weather forecaster on JTBC‘s ‘News9‘ and opened up about her new solo career: “Starting from the 25th, I’ve been training to be a weather forecaster. Because I am the first idol-turned-weatherwoman, there is a lot of pressure, but I will work hard and show a good image as a caster.”

Congratulations to Viki on her new career!

source: akp
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supplanter 29th-Mar-2013 04:39 pm (UTC)
Just make sure your bewbs have proper coverage at all times and you won't be called a shameless hussy by random "journalists"!!!!

>.>

Well, I don't think anyone thought she really had a viable solo career... I assume being a weather forecaster is much more secure than being an idol, anyway.
lysblack 29th-Mar-2013 04:43 pm (UTC)
i couldn't help but laugh :/
falling_empress 29th-Mar-2013 08:05 pm (UTC)
Mte, I feel mean...
staaan 29th-Mar-2013 04:43 pm (UTC)
don't you have to be a meteorologist in order to become a weather forecaster?
froggster 29th-Mar-2013 05:11 pm (UTC)
I guess in some countries and/or television networks you just have to be a pretty woman
love323able 29th-Mar-2013 04:50 pm (UTC)
i love that dress she's wearing, just dislike the print
uledy 29th-Mar-2013 05:08 pm (UTC)
Nice to know there's a life after being an idol (or is she still trying to pursue her "solo" career?).
blkjck 29th-Mar-2013 05:26 pm (UTC)
well
annhh 29th-Mar-2013 05:29 pm (UTC)
People need to give her a break. She's young, she can do lots of things before she has to "settle" or hit big.
chewmi 29th-Mar-2013 05:54 pm (UTC)
LOL...
yesungholic 29th-Mar-2013 06:15 pm (UTC)
As long she does what she wants, I don't see what's the problem! It's a honest job and she's working for it.
also in portugal we don't have weatherman or woman. xD
it's just the journalist who says what the weather will be xDD
___sasuka 29th-Mar-2013 06:19 pm (UTC)
lol this was on hallyu8 a week ago!
45s 29th-Mar-2013 06:35 pm (UTC)
Girl is practical. Do what you love bb
oliwon 29th-Mar-2013 06:49 pm (UTC)
as long as she loves this~ do well on your career, Viki
what a pity that she wasted so many years being a trainee and a member of a group(forgot the name) then dalshabet .. then this ~
classicart 29th-Mar-2013 06:52 pm (UTC)
she probably makes more money doing this lol
iznanassi 29th-Mar-2013 07:59 pm (UTC)
She'll probably make more money doing this than Dal Flop will ever make.
unicornios 29th-Mar-2013 11:06 pm (UTC)
lol probably true tbh
adjuihcuzuejrim 30th-Mar-2013 01:04 am (UTC)
this is not what i expected to e her solo career
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