BLACKPINK Jennie Declines New Variety Show Offer — What Happened?

BLACKPINK Jennie is now branching out on becoming Hallyu’s entertainment queen. However, she surprised the public when she turned down the new variety show offer with Park Bo Gum.

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What happened to the casting offer? Keep on reading to know more.

BLACKPINK Jennie Declines To Star In ‘My Name Is Gabriel’

Earlier this month, Star News announced that BLACKPINK Jennie will appear in Kim Tae Ho’s new entertainment show “My Name Is Gabriel.”

BLACKPINK Jennie Variety Queen! Hallyu Star Lands New Show With Park Bo Gum, Ji Chang Wook
BLACKPINK Jennie with Im Soo Hyang’s dog
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The idol-actress shared that she was a huge fan of the producing director, and would love to work with him in the brand new show, which also stars Park Bo Gum, Ji Chang Wook and more.

However, on March 19, it was reported that Jennie has turned down the offer to appear on the upcoming variety show. A representative said, “She was cast in the show but she doesn’t plan on appearing on variety programs for the time being.”

BLACKPINK Jennie
BLACKPINK Jennie Declines New Variety Show Offer — What Happened?
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With this change, “My Name Is Gabriel” will push through as a five-piece ensemble with Yeom Hye Ran, Park Myung Soo and Hong Jin Kyung.

Meanwhile, Jennie made her Hollywood debut in 2023 with the mega hit HBO show “The Idol” with The Weeknd and Lily-Rose Depp. Check it out now.

In addition to that, the idol-actress established her own label Odd Atelier (OA) this 2024. In addition, she is currently starring in the variety program “Apartment 404” with Yoo Jae Seok and more on tvN.

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BLACKPINK Jennie Declines New Variety Show Offer — What Happened?
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Yoo Jae Suk
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Here’s What We Know So Far About ‘My Name Is Gabriel’

Produced by Kim Tae Ho, “My Name Is Gabriel” is an entertainment show that follows celebrities who receive Western names as they live different lives in a foreign country.

Park Bo Gum
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It will mark the producing director’s newest creation, an addition to his popular shows like “Infinite Challenge,” “Hangout With Yoo,” “Seoul Check-In” and more.

Ji Chang Wook, Choi Sung Eun for W Korea Magazine
“The Sound of Magic” Stars Ji Chang Wook, Choi Sung Eun
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Hallyu fans will be able to see how celebrities live the non-celebrity life in an unfamiliar environment. In particular, it begins filming this March and it’s expected to be released in June via JTBC. Make sure to check it out.