Garam (가람) is a former South Korean singer and former member of the girl group LE SSERAFIM.
Garam (LE SSERAFIM) Profile
Stage Name: Garam (가람)
Birth Name: Kim Ga-ram (김가람)
Birthday: November 16, 2005
Age: 18 (in 2023)
Active Years: 2021-2022
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 170 cm (5’7”)
Blood Type: na
Garam (LE SSERAFIM) Facts:
– Garam was born in Sangju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea.
– She transferred from Seoul Gaebong Elementary School and Bongsan Elementary School before graduating from Konkuk Elementary School.
– She went to Gyeongin Middle School.
– Garam goes to Seoul Performing Arts High School, where she is studying theater & film.
– Her family consists of her parents, older sister (born in 2003), and younger brother (born in 2015).
– Her MBTI Type is ISTP.
– She is closest to Chaewon in LE SSERAFIM.
– She charges her phone at around 10%-15% battery.
– She is confident in Jump rope.
– She wants to cover T-ara’s “Roly Poly.”
– She is good at working anywhere.
– She usually listens to pop music these days to improve her English pronunciation.
– She thinks she is the funniest among the LE SSERAFIM members.
– Fans think she resembles Go Yoon Jung.
– She sleeps late, which makes her eyes dry.
– She considers Yunjin as a “hot girl” who gives her best in all things and a cool person with an expressive face.
– She’s left-handed and has a habit of fidgeting with her fingers.
– She always keeps an energy bar with her.
– Her name in Korean means “river.”
– She has wanted to be a singer since kindergarten.
– Her specialties include sleeping anywhere and guessing different brands of ramen.
– She cracks her knuckles out of habit.
– She is called “otter” and “jelly girl.”
– She said her experience with LE SSERAFIM was unforgettable.
– Garam was revealed as the second member of LE SSERAFIM.
– Her slogan in LE SSERAFIM was “FEARLESS of future.”
– She was the vocalist in the group “LE SSERAFIM”.
– She auditioned for Source Music in 2018 and 2019 and did not pass.
– She auditioned again and joined Source Music in 2020 and trained for a year.
– She joined LE SSERAFIM’s lineup in the summer of 2021.
– She was featured in ENHYPEN‘s MV “Drunk-Dazed.”
– She has not joined any agency after her contract was terminated with Source Music.
Likes & Dislikes
– She likes to stay in pajamas at home when she doesn’t have to go out.
– She enjoyed Lisa’s “Money” performance.
– She likes tteokbokki and ramen, which she often orders for delivery.
– She said that her source of comfort is bready foods, cookies, desserts, baking videos, and clothing.
– She loves to eat cookies.
– She prefers puffer jackets to wool coats on cold days.
– She likes to watch youtube videos.
– She loves to eat and considers it her specialty.
– She likes simple clothes and a small highlight, which gives an effortlessly chic look.
– She recommends the song “All In My Head” by Tori Kelly.
– She prefers falling asleep right away to staying up all night.
– She likes pajamas, spicy food, and action.
– Garam’s favorite member in LE SSERAFIM is Eunchae.
– She revealed that has been lately interested in medicine and LE SSERAFIM.
– She likes the movie Frozen.
Bullying Scandal & Departure from LE SSERAFIM
– Prior to debuting in May 2022, several bullying allegations resurfaced regarding Garam in early April 2022, and HYBE denied the accusations in response at the time.
– Fans were not pleased with the scandal, and “#Garam_Out” and “#김가람_탈퇴해” started trending in South Korea and worldwide.
– She debuted in LE SSERAFIM on May 2, 2022, and just after two weeks after her debut, on May 20, 2022, it was announced that Garam would take a hiatus due to psychological issues related to the ongoing bullying scandal.
– On May 16, 2022, a document showing Garam as a perpetrator in a school violence committee meeting was released, along with more evidence.
– A person who claimed to have been bullied severely by Garam and her friends shared their experience through a legal representative on May 19, 2022. The victim claimed that they had to transfer schools, receive counseling, experienced extreme anxiety, suffered from panic attacks, and once attempted suicide. In response, HYBE releases a statement denying the allegations and maintaining their position.
– Eventually, on July 20, 2022, both HYBE and Source Music terminated their exclusive contract.
Garam’s Response to Bullying Allegations
– Twenty days after her departure from LE SSERAFIM, on August 10, 2022, Garam released a post denying the accusations through her friend’s Instagram account. She said that she was scared of all the allegations against her and claimed that she did not bully anyone, hit or assault anyone, smoke cigarettes, drink alcohol, or was forced to transfer schools.
– She admitted that her actions were immature and incorrect and explained the disciplinary action she faced from the school violence committee.
– Garam shared that when she was in her first year of middle school, a classmate named Yoo spread gossip and posted photos of other students in their underwear.
– In an attempt to help the victim, Garam confronted Yoo and used inappropriate language. She admitted that she was unaware of the difference between minority and majority at the time, so the school violence committee disciplined her.
– HYBE released a statement on August 11, 2022, that any further comments are inappropriate due to the termination of Garam’s contract.
Garam (LE SSERAFIM) Photos
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