Jeon Somi Spills On How She Became Friends With BTS’s RM

A curious fan asked and Somi answered!

Jeon Somi recently made her first comeback in two years with “Fast Forward,” and for her mini-album promotions, she’s connected with many of her fellow celebrity friends through dance challenges and her new variety program, Yes Or Hot.

Jeon Somi | @somsomi0309/Instagram

One place she was able to celebrate with her friends was the star-studded launch party she threw for her new EP Game Plan.

Some of the celebrity attendees included TWICE‘s Nayeon, Jihyo, and Chaeyoung, SEVENTEEN‘s Woozi, The8, and Mingyu, BIGBANG‘s Taeyang and G-Dragon, actor Joo Woo Jae, and many more.

Photos taken at Jeon Somi’s EP launch party | @somsomi0309/Instagram

Among the attendees was also BTS‘s RM, showing how big Somi’s celebrity friend circle really was, with idols from multiple K-Pop generations in attendance.

During a recent in-person fansign event for the talented soloist, a curious fan asked Somi how she became friends with the BTS leader, and she revealed that it was a friendship that began fairly recently.

BTS’s RM (left) with Jeon Somi (right) at her EP launch party. | @somsomi0309/Instagram

Somi revealed that they first met at BIGBANG G-Dragon’s PEACEMINUSONE x NIKE collaboration dinner, which was held in April.

Somi, BTS’s RM and Jimin, LE SSERAFIM‘s Kazuha and Yunjin, former Apink‘s Son Naeun, and actor and model Lee Soo Hyuk were just a few of the celebrities who attended the exclusive dinner.

Photo taken at BIGBANG G-Dragon’s “PEACEMINUEONE x NIKE” collaboration dinner. | @yoon_ambush/Instagram

The two found that they had many mutual friends in the industry, given RM’s debut in 2013 and Somi’s debut in I.O.I in 2016 following an appearance on the idol survival program SIXTEEN in 2015.

Somi shared an additional tidbit about their friendship, saying that they often find themselves speaking to each other in English.

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