On the July 22 broadcast of “Radio Star,” Somi talked about having arduous instances at college, her TV appearances when she was youthful, the controversy over the Lamborghini from her actuality present, and extra.
First, Somi talked about her childhood and revealed that she had transferred to a Korean faculty when she was within the third grade of elementary faculty so as to do taekwondo. She talked about that she was handled as an outcast till the sixth grade.
“The day after I transferred was the day they selected the category president,” she defined. “I didn’t even know what that was, however everybody was saying that they might vote for me if I ran, so I did. I turned the president with the best variety of votes.”
She continued, “I assume they had been jealous, however the subsequent day, they began treating me otherwise. I used to be an outcast despite the fact that I used to be the category president.”
She then talked about that when she was in highschool, she bumped into considered one of her elementary faculty classmates who had handled her badly in class. “I went as much as her first and mentioned, ‘Hi,’” Somi defined. “She began to get flustered and requested, ‘Can we take an image collectively?’” Somi mentioned that she took the image with the classmate and described how refreshing the second had been, saying she felt one thing pent up inside her develop into undone.
Then, Somi talked about rising to the highest of realtime search rankings after she was proven riding a yellow Lamborghini in a preview for her actuality collection “I Am Somi.” She defined, “I needed to journey that automotive. I used to be making that my aim. When I used to be filming my actuality present, I requested my company to permit me to journey the automotive, and I used to be capable of test-drive it as a sponsorship.”
Somi added, “When I grabbed the steering wheel, I took off all my rings and drove it fastidiously. My coronary heart was thumping on the sound of the engine.”
She talked about that some folks on the web didn’t react favorably to her driving the automotive. “I do wish to purchase it, however I’ve by no means seen so many offended emoji reactions on an article,” she mentioned. “I puzzled if it was actually one thing to get that offended over. I used to be considering that they’ll get to know the reality in the event that they wait per week.”
Somi continued, “The first day once I rose on the realtime search rankings, my company known as me to say, ‘Shouldn’t we clarify this?’ But then we mentioned, ‘Won’t there be lots of views for our second episode? Great.’ The subsequent day, I used to be nonetheless No. 1 on the rankings.” She revealed that her company then despatched out a clarification and that she acquired her driver’s license in March as quickly as she turned 20 years outdated (in Korean reckoning).
Somi went on to speak in regards to the instances she appeared on TV even earlier than she turned a trainee. She defined that the crew of KBS’s “Let’s Go! Dream Team” visited her elementary faculty for a Children’s Day particular, and Somi was capable of exhibit her taekwondo abilities.
Her subsequent look was on KBS’s “Hello Counselor,” when she visited the set together with her mom and grandmother as part of the viewers.
Somi additionally revealed a secret that solely her household knew about, and that was when she and her father appeared on a information phase whereas shoveling snow. Somi was solely four years outdated (in Korean reckoning) on the time, and the panel laughed when younger Somi interrupted her father, who was being interviewed, to spontaneously say, “I’m Somi!”
Later, Somi revealed a few of her household’s backstory. “At first, my dad got here to Korea to do taekwondo,” she mentioned. “He met my mother after spending 22 years in Korea.”
She continued, “He is normally very witty, and there are occasions when his ‘foreigner mindset’ comes out, and he thinks every part he says is humorous.”
Somi then spoke in regards to the time she appeared on “Law of the Jungle” together with her dad. She mentioned, “I went to the jungle with him, however I used to be the guardian. As quickly as we went, he injured his arm. People had been saying it was as a result of he was trying ahead to the present a lot.” She joked, “He was a nuisance as quickly as we went to the jungle.”
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