“Give Her Kisses!”: BLACKPINK Jisoo’s Unexpected Friendship With The First Lady Of France

Jisoo is currently in Paris to attend the iconic “Paris Fashion Week.”

In a heartwarming and surprising moment, Brigitte Macron, the First Lady of France, brought a touch of K-Pop to the streets of Paris when she mentioned BLACKPINK‘s Jisoo, the Korean mega-star and global ambassador for DIOR.

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The comment took place when the First Lady, upon seeing a throng of reporters, fans, and photographers eagerly waiting, asked, “Who are you waiting for, Jisoo?” But that’s not all, it seems like Macron and Jisoo are actually good friends!

Oh well, give her kisses from me!

— Brigitte Macron

It’s not often that world leaders and their counterparts recognize and openly acknowledge pop culture figures. So, this gesture speaks volumes of Jisoo’s soaring global influence as a K-Pop and fashion icon. But the First Lady’s words also hint at an unexpected closeness between the BLACKPINK star and herself. After all, you don’t give kisses to someone who isn’t a friend!

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Jisoo is currently in Paris to attend the iconic Paris Fashion Week. Her presence as DIOR’s global ambassador has been the highlight for many, as she embodies a fusion of fashion-forward Parisian chic with the effervescent charm of K-Pop.

Over the past few days, fans and admirers have been gathering outside venues Jisoo frequents, in hopes of catching a glimpse or sharing a brief moment with the star. And Jisoo, with her characteristic warmth, has generously signed albums, taken photos, and interacted with the multitude of fans who’ve waited for hours to see her.

Jisoo’s friendship with Macron reminds everyone that influencers like her are more than just their music or fashion — they are cultural ambassadors who bridge gaps, initiate dialogues, and subtly push for understanding and connection between seemingly disparate worlds. For the fans present and those reading about the incident globally, the light-hearted comment represents a sweet and unexpected confluence of the worlds of politics, pop culture, and high fashion.

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And it’s not hard to understand how Macron and Jisoo came to be friends. The BLACKPINK star, despite her global fame and immense talent, radiates a genuine warmth and affability that makes her instantly approachable. Those who have had the privilege of interacting with her often commend her grounded nature, humility, and infectious sense of humor.

It’s this delightful blend of authenticity and charm that ensures, regardless of who you are or where you come from, being friends with Jisoo seems not just possible, but incredibly easy.

In the grand tapestry of Paris Fashion Week, Brigitte Macron’s acknowledgment of Jisoo might be a fleeting moment. Still, its implications and the joy it brought to fans worldwide are immeasurable. It’s not only proof of Jisoo’s global reach as a pop culture icon but also of her warm personality.