One of the biggest waiting games right now is the topic of BLACKPINK‘s contract renewal status with YG Entertainment. While the members’ contracts seemingly expired in August 2023, there have been no actual statements about whether they resigned.
In particular, with her recent activities, Lisa‘s status has been the most anticipated with rumors the idol has other companies interested in signing her.
After her iconic Crazy Horse performance, more questions were raised as netizens thought it signaled she was no longer signed to YG Entertainment.
Amidst all the uncertainty, Lisa’s future has become such hot news that even those closest to the idol are being asked about her contract.
One of Lisa’s closest friends is actress Diana Flipo. Over the years, the two have shared some heartwarming interactions with fans.
Recently, Diana appeared at an event in Thailand, and netizens were shocked when she was asked about Lisa’s YG contract.
According to fans, Diana replied with grace as she explained that nobody knows and that they should give Lisa time because when they meet, she never speaks about things like that. She even added that the Thai media should wait and they will find out when everyone else does.
When the video was posted with the translations…
“They (thai media/press) asked Diana about #LISA’s contract:
She said no one actually know. Give her time and we will all know when the right time comes. She also said she never asked Lisa about this stuff & would wait to see what will happen the same as everyone else. They… pic.twitter.com/uFWHR8zUzX
— LALICE UPDATES (@LaliceUpdates) October 26, 2023
Netizens couldn’t hide their anger at the press for asking a question to Lisa’s friend, but also praised Diana for her neutral response and not giving in to the questions for “clout.”
props to diana for this. does not pry into lisa's business no matter how close they are, does not use lisa for clout. she's a real friend. https://t.co/4s8Yj4qEHG
— ren 🧸 (@omfglalisa) October 26, 2023
Thai media likes every media in this world, but Diana is the Diana as Lisa's best friend and a truthful friend at this time.
Respect sister Diana for being professional. https://t.co/ytYyGjhG6n
— XiaoZhao (@XiaoZhao2397) October 26, 2023
Diana really said..none of your business sit tight and wait patiently and she’ll let you know when the time comes..and i think EVERYONE including lilies should get this❤️ https://t.co/joOtnBPzJM
— jaylalisa👑 (@jayllalalisa) October 27, 2023
Even if she knows what’s going on with the situation about her contract, why would she tell you that? Not the media’s business and like she said "They don’t really talk about work when they meet.” 👍🏽 https://t.co/4TgT86B657
— ra ra girl³²⁷ (@lalisamgger) October 26, 2023
While the world waits with bated breath for the final statement from YG Entertainment about BLACKPINK’s contract renewal, it will always be a hot topic. Yet, it does seem unfair that those closest to the members get asked about it in the hope of spilling some exclusive news.