On the June eight episode of JTBC4’s actuality program “Secret Sister,” Sunmi and Red Velvet’s Seulgi talked concerning the early days of their profession.
When Seulgi stated that she was shut with actress Gong Seung Yeon, Sunmi shared, “I really auditioned at SM [Entertainment]. Gong Seung Yeon got here in first throughout these auditions and I got here in second. [Super Junior’s] Shindong was in our group as nicely.”
Seulgi then talked concerning the time she first entered SM as a trainee. “When I went within the room, everybody was so cool and fairly,” she stated. “The trainees had a lot charisma again then. All the trainees appeared like they could possibly be Super Junior or Girls’ Generation. I assumed to myself, ‘How did I get right here?’”
Sunmi sympathized with Seulgi, realizing that she grew to become a trainee on the similar age as Seulgi did, and stated, “I’m from Gyeongju, the place folks advised me I used to be actually good. Then I joined JYP and there was HyunA, Sohee, Lee Gikwang, Im Seulong, Jo Kwon, Sunye… So many wonderful folks.”
She added, “The 2AM and 2PM members educated for a lot longer than I did, however I debuted first [with Wonder Girls]. Then it grew to become actually awkward.” Seulgi stated, “I went via my trainee years with the EXO members, however they debuted first so it’s nonetheless a bit awkward.”
Back at their dorm, the 2 singers watched movies from their debut. When Seulgi turned on Wonder Girls’s “Irony,” Sunmi reacted very strongly, saying, “Turn it off! I don’t need to see it!” When Red Velvet’s “Happiness” got here on, Sunmi jokingly complained, “There’s nothing totally different about you!”