The newest episode of “Miss Back” featured Soyeon and Subin sharing tales about their teams’ struggles previously.
The program is a mixture of a documentary and selection present, and it follows a bunch of “forgotten” feminine singers who’re hoping for a second likelihood at success. The solid consists of Gayoung from STELLAR, Nada from Wassup, Raina from After School, Sera from 9MUSES, Soyeon from T-ara, Soyul from Crayon Pop, Subin (Dalsooobin) from Dal Shabet, and Jung Yujin from The Ark. Leading the present is singer Baek Ji Young, who’s the singers’ producer and life mentor.
Soyeon instructed her story within the October 22 episode, sharing her expertise as a member of T-ara who suffered resulting from a significant controversy after allegations of bullying in 2012, which had been later disputed.
The group began out very talked-about in Korea, and Soyeon mentioned, “One time we did seven occasions in sooner or later, throughout one 10-day interval we solely went to the dorm to bathe, and after we didn’t have time to bathe all of us washed up as a bunch at a public tub.” She continued, “We had been so busy that we couldn’t acknowledge how fashionable we had been.”
Soyeon is now selling as a soloist following the group’s disbandment. “Group actions ended three years in the past, and this program is much more significant as a result of it’s the primary program I’ve been on as a set member alone,” she mentioned.
Footage confirmed Soyeon being an MC for her labelmate Kim Ho Joong’s fan assembly, and he or she watched the efficiency from backstage. Soyeon mentioned that she felt unhealthy that followers had been seeing her being a supporting visitor at an occasion relatively than the singer. “I miss it, in fact,” she mentioned.
On the way in which dwelling, she spoke to her supervisor about her hopes to carry her personal fan assembly too however she questioned if she’d be capable of refill such a venue with followers. When she acquired dwelling, she checked T-ara’s fan cafe for the primary time shortly and located that the final put up was from August and the fan who was the cafe’s supervisor was inactive. “They will need to have discovered it actually onerous to attend like this,” she mentioned.
Soyeon mentioned within the studio, “After the misunderstanding, we acquired hate in Korea, and we ended up doing a whole lot of abroad promotions and getting many alternatives from abroad.” After specializing in actions overseas for thus lengthy, she mentioned she that didn’t really feel assured about performing in Korea.
She spoke a couple of time when the viewers at a efficiency turned their backs and ignored them till they completed performing. She mentioned, “I wished to assist with junior artists’ concert events too however I questioned if I might be useful to them. I had no confidence so I grew to become scared that I’d simply intrude.”
Soyeon additionally met with former 2NE1 member Sandara Park, they usually talked about how they had been on related paths as soloists after being in teams. They spoke about how they acquired each love and criticism as idols, and there have been many occasions when folks would fake to be followers whereas writing malicious feedback.
Soyeon shared essentially the most stunning malicious remark that she noticed. “In 2012, we had been in a automobile accident that was so unhealthy that the automobile needed to be scrapped,” she mentioned. “It was such a big accident that regardless that we had been sporting seatbelts, two of us together with me had been thrown out of the automobile.”
“After experiences got here out, I used to be mendacity in my hospital mattress and I learn a malicious remark that mentioned, ‘That’s too unhealthy, we might have despatched them off,’” she mentioned. Sandara Park replied, “That’s not simply crossing the road, that’s mainly psychopathic conduct.”
Soyeon additionally shared within the studio, “There have additionally been individuals who belatedly apologized by means of personal messages, and I used to be grateful for that.”
Soyeon carried out Park Sang Min’s “One Love” on the present. She mentioned, “I’m completely satisfied after I’m performing however I’m additionally scared. I’m afraid about performing alone, so I got here on the present to recover from that.”
Subin (Dalsooobin) of Dal Shabet additionally instructed her story. Subin described how the competitors was fierce when the group promoted as a result of there have been so many lively girl teams, and Dal Shabet by no means gained on a music present.
She’s begun her profession as a solo singer-songwriter, and he or she’s even began her personal firm. On why she arrange an workplace in her dwelling, Subin defined that it was as a result of she doesn’t but make sufficient to pay lease for a studio. Subin shared that she is anxious about how working from dwelling may hassle her household. She mentioned, “Although they are saying they will take care of it, I really feel actually sorry concerning the noise. They’ve helped me so much and supported me in such a tough state of affairs.”
Subin then had dinner along with her mom and two sisters, throughout which Subin talked about the time when the 4 relations had lived collectively in a one-room residence. Her mom spoke in an interview about how she and Subin’s father had separated when Subin was in center college they usually’d then gone by means of a tough time financially.
Subin mentioned, “After my mother and father divorced, I went alone at 15 to be a trainee.” As she wasn’t in a position to afford lease for even low cost housing and he or she didn’t wish to ask her mom for cash, she would go to a 24-hour quick meals restaurant, order a espresso, and sleep there. When she determined she actually wanted to bathe, she would achieve this at a sauna. Subin cried as she spoke about her previous.
Once she achieved her dream of being a singer, Subin grew to become the pinnacle of the family on the time of Dal Shabet’s debut. Her mom mentioned, “We moved because of Subin, and we wish to assist to decrease the stress of her having to pay the lease.” Her sister described Subin as enjoying the position of a dependable father or mother to her youthful siblings, expressing her thanks.
Subin mentioned, “I believe we’ve grown up effectively, I’m so proud.” She teared up as she expressed her gratitude to her mom and talked about how shut they’re.
Subin met up with just a few longtime followers for a meal, serving them meals she cooked herself, and he or she was happy after they preferred her pasta. During their meet up, they reminisced about recollections. They ended up speaking a couple of time throughout Dal Shabet’s promotions when the group and followers suffered due to malicious false experiences.
“It began after we did a pair dance with a boy group at a year-end award ceremony,” Subin defined within the studio. “That’s when actually extreme false experiences began popping out concerning the member who had completed an attractive dance.”
She continued, “A false report got here out that mentioned that on the ‘Idol Star Athletics Championships,’ our followers had raped, slapped, and even kidnapped different followers. The police even came to the filming venue.”
“I believe that after that, we weren’t in a position to obtain help,” she mentioned. While it was confirmed after the incident that it was a false report, it remained as a painful reminiscence for the members and their followers too. Subin mentioned, “At the time, I used to be so upset and I used to be scared that our followers would go away.”
Ahead of her efficiency, Subin mentioned, “There’s nonetheless a lot that I haven’t been in a position to present but,” she mentioned. “I’m going to point out the whole lot like I’m peeling layers off an onion.”
She then carried out a medley of songs by the present’s hosts, together with Cool’s “Woman on the Beach,” Baek Ji Young’s “Give My Lips,” Celeb Five’s “I Wish I Could Unsee That,” and Baek Ji Young’s “Dash.”
The “Miss Back” members then started staying collectively in a dorm and took half in a photograph shoot for their posters. The aim of the present is to have the solid members make a brand new begin with a “music of their life,” and the primary a kind of songs was revealed on this episode. It is a observe referred to as “Invisible Girl” (literal title) by composer Yoon Il Sang.
“Miss Back” airs on MBN on Thursdays at 11 p.m. KST.