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October 9, 2010

Alkpop | Super Junior will judge for MBC’s "The Birth of a Great Star Audition"

Last month, it was revealed that broadcast company MBC would be doing their own version of Mnet’s ‘Superstar K‘ called ‘The Birth of a Great Star Audition,’ where they audition people from around the world to find the next great star.

Well, it has been revealed that for the global auditions, Korea’s top representative idol stars will participate as the judges for countries that they are associated with, or have ties to. 2PM will judge in Thailand, Kara for Japan, and Super Junior will officiate over hopefuls in China.

It’s quite surprising that they chose idols because judges are usually veterans who have years of experience as artists.

Some of the netizens revealed their opinions in this matter, stating, “Do young idols have the right to judge?,” “How can idols who are being trained judge?” and “The participants can probably do better judging.”

Perhaps they chose idols to attract more participants, or to stand out from other programs.

In any case, ‘The Birth of a Great Star Audition’ is organized to have a 20-episode season, and will have its first 70-minute live-broadcast on Friday, November 5th at 9:55PM KST.

Source: Nate
Posted by Maestro-J @ Allkpop
Photo: The Birth of a Great Star Audition

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