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'The Unit' stars congratulate Rain, Kim Tae-hee on first daughter 2017/10/26 21:43


SEOUL, Oct. 26 (Yonhap) -- K-pop stars set to appear in KBS 2TV's new idol audition show "The Unit: Idol Rebooting Project" congratulated singer Rain and his wife and actress Kim Tae-hee on welcoming their first daughter.

"It's a day where he's got everything in the world. I genuinely congratulate him on becoming a dad," Hwang Chi-yeul said in his remarks towards Rain during a press conference for "The Unit" held at Times Square Mall in western Seoul on Oct. 25. Rain is one of the emcees of the program.

Taemin of SHINee said he was surprised after learning of the childbirth through the news. "I was surprised…I hope she has the eyes of her mother," he said.

Singer-producer Rain posted the news of his newborn daughter with Kim on Instagram. The celebrity couple married in January.

"The Unit: Idol Rebooting Project" targets disheartened young artists who made an unsuccessful debut in the K-pop scene but want to try their luck and dream again through the audition program. The first episode is set to air at 9:15 p.m. Oct. 28.