12 Jun – After revealing their ninth member, Dani, who has been chosen by CCM's Kim Kwang-soo himself, rumour has it that T-ARA's eighth member will be CCM's trainee Areum Lee.
According to Allkpop website, Areum Lee is a trainee under Core Contents Media who fits the description that was given by the agency last month. In May, CCM revealed that their eighth member, "...is 18 years old and possesses good looks and great talent."
The 18-year-old trainee is also described as being very beautiful, vocally talented and boasts a height of 5'6″.
In addition, rumour has it that her friends have congratulated her on joining the group through social networking sites ahead of time.
Whether the new member turns out to be Areum Lee or not, the said person will work with T-ARA for their upcoming album starting this summer.