Regardless of the complexities of being a celeb, Blackpink’s lead vocalist Jisoo is unmoved by fame and tries to benefit from the strange issues in life.
“, I do not really feel too in a different way. My mother and pop are pleased with me, however I do not really feel like a world star,” the 27-year-old Okay-pop singer advised Rolling Stone in a brand new interview.
Jisoo, aka Kim Ji-Soo, was born in Gunpo metropolis in South Korea. She underwent a number of years of coaching underneath YG Leisure earlier than debuting with Blackpink in 2016. However with all their accomplishments, Jisoo says she nonetheless is similar small-town lady who yearns to expertise life along with her closest associates.
“I might go to see a play with associates, they usually’d say, ‘Can you progress round like this? You are Blackpink!’ Others say on a regular basis, ‘Hey, it is a enormous deal!’ It does not resonate with me a lot,” she revealed. “I am the identical individual that began coaching in highschool. My social standing could have modified, however to me, I am simply …too me.”
Blackpink stays South Korea’s most well-known lady group of all time regardless of their two-year prolonged hiatus. Their final musical mission, “The Album,” was launched in 2020. It noticed huge success each domestically and abroad and continues as a mainstay on Billboard 200. “The Album” was at No. 14 on the Billboard 200 in January and stayed in that place for a complete of 69 weeks.
Blackpink earned the Guinness World Document for most-viewed YouTube video in 24 hours for “How You Like That,” which garnered greater than 86 million views on the primary day of its launch in 2020.
Although she yearns to “transfer round freely,” Jisoo understands that fame comes with restrictions.
“My highschool associates, who know me nicely, are nonetheless baffled that I am doing this job, and doing it nicely. They thought I might dwell merely, freely, doing no matter I would like. I all the time had a robust want to maneuver round freely…regardless of how I transfer round there are individuals who acknowledge me. After which I’ve to watch out,” she stated.
Fellow Blackpink member Jennie Kim additionally yearns to be handled like an strange particular person regardless of their famous person standing.
“Certain, there are occasions after we discuss what sort of affect, we may have…however greater than anybody, we wish to be strange ladies,” Jennie advised the outlet.
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