In the final episode of Mnet‘s I-LAND, the final seven trainees were chosen to debut in the new boy group, ENHYPEN.
“First of all, thank you for trusting me all along and loving me,” Daniel said. “Thank you. And as I went through tests, I got valuable comments and directions, so thank you, producers.”
“In I-LAND, I did group living for the first time, which was a valuable experience for me. I’ll grow harder and further and return as a professional artist. Thank you.”
Like Daniel, K struggled to hold back his tears but chose to stay positive.
“It’s such a shame,” he began, “but in the future, I’ll keep doing music. It was a great experience for me. I’ll try harder, and I hope to come back and stand next to ENHYPEN. Thank you.”
During Daniel and K’s goodbyes, there wasn’t a dry eye in the house. Their fellow trainees…
…and seniors felt every bittersweet word. More than that, they understood them on a personal level, having overcome so much in their own career journeys.
K and Daniel’s time on I-LAND is over, but they’ve just begun to walk the road to stardom. They’ll take what they learned from the show and use it to make their dreams come true.