Lovelyz‘s charming Mijoo has legally changed her name! Mijoo shared the news and explained the reasoning behind the name change during her recent guest appearance at SBS Power FM ‘Cultwo Show at 2. 

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Mijoo revealed she has legally changed her name to Lee Seung Ah. Despite her changing her real name, Mijoo clarified that she will still be using “Mijoo” as her stage name.

A sudden name change after debuting is quite unusual for an idol, however, Mijoo explained it was her mother who requested her to change it.

My mom went to see a fortune teller and told me that I have to change my name. So I did. The agency wanted to keep the stage name as is. No one calls me Seung Ah though. My friends are like, ‘No! I’m going to call you Mijoo.’ So…

— Mijoo

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No matter what name Mijoo goes by, she is still the same talented, charming, and bubbly idol fans love!