On the last episode of hit Mnet survival show Produce 101, it was announced that the 11-member girl group would be dubbed IOI.
And in addition to announcing that the group would be making their official debut in early May, Mnet also revealed that they would be producing a reality show for the girls as well. Despite expressing their excitement for the group’s debut and show, however, netizens seem to be strongly against the group’s name, with many mocking it and requesting a name change.
Koreaboo has collected reactions from Netizens who commented on the original article from our Korean source. The below comments are the most popular comments at the time of this article being published.
[+ 3338, – 84] I can’t wait!! but the name seriously ㅋㅋㅋㅋ
[+ 2350, – 84] Mnet’s trying so hard to make this work
[+ 2377, – 84] Please change the name from IOI please~~~~~~~~~~~but still they feel like they’re going to blow up
[+ 1450, – 68] I can’t wait ㅠㅠㅠㅠ I can’t wait to see the girls’ chemistry
Source: Ilgan Sports