Wednesday, 14 July 2010
[Korea Scandal] Kwon Seon Mi (Solbi) Scandal
Solbi (Korean: 솔비and birth name 권선미 (Kwon Seon Mi), born September 30, 1984 in Seoul, South Korea) is a South Korean singer and actress, who debuted as a member of mixed group Typhoon in 2006. On June 19, 2008, Solbi released her first solo digital single, titled "Cute Love", the lyrics in which she composed herself. The song is used as Andy and Solbi's theme song for the show. An SM trainee before transferring to Trifecta Entertainment, Solbi had been trained by songwriter Kim Se-jin for more than 2 years before debut. However, due to her solo activities, she left Typhoon in 2008.
Solbi was cast in the reality show We Got Married, where celebrities are paired up to live together as newlyweds. Solbi was paired up with Hong Kyeong Min for the Lunar Special episode, but for the rest of the series her partner is Andy of Shinhwa. Through this relationship, she has appeared on other variety shows with Andy's band members Kim Dong Wan, Jun Jin, Shin Hye Sung and Lee Min Woo. She was also cast in MBC mini series 라이프: 특별조사팀 (LIFE: Special Investigation Unit) for seven episodes until she quit due to commitments to We Got Married. Her character, Jung Ju Ri, was written to leave the show because of her upcoming marriage to Andy. Solbi and Andy made their official exit from We Got Married on October 5, 2008.