Jeon Somi finally gets to meet her idol: 2NE1’s Minzy
I.O.I’s Jeon Somi couldn’t help but turn into a fangirl when she finally met former 2NE1 member Minzy.
On February 10th, KBS aired the first episode of Unnie’s Slam Dunk‘s second season, which introduced new cast members Minzy and Somi. At one point during the episode, Somi shared a personal story about Minzy.
Somi disclosed that she considered 2NE1 as her role model and explained that she wanted to be a singer after seeing 2NE1. She also added, “I sang Lonely during my audition and got into JYP Entertainment.” The discussion continued with an impromptu performance between the two, which fulfilled Somi’s wish to sing with her idol.
The episode also captured Somi’s excited reaction when she realized that she was in the same group as Minzy. After watching the episodes, viewers expressed their excitement for seeing the two youngest members of the group interact in future episodes.
One of the main concepts for the second season will focus on the idea of a “girl crush.” The members are tasked to work together and share their life stories through the season.