The newest episode of “Miss Again” featured Soyeon and Subin sharing tales about their teams’ struggles prior to now.
This system 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 forged consists of Gayoung from STELLAR, Nada from Wassup, Raina from After Faculty, Sera from 9MUSES, Soyeon from T-ara, Soyul from Crayon Pop, Subin (Dalsooobin) from Dal Shabet, and Jung Yujin from The Ark. Main the present is singer Baek Ji Younger, who’s the singers’ producer and life mentor.
Soyeon advised her story within the October 22 episode, sharing her expertise as a member of T-ara who suffered as a result of a serious controversy after allegations of bullying in 2012, which had been later disputed.
The group began out highly regarded in Korea, and Soyeon stated, “One time we did seven occasions in someday, 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 bathtub.” She continued, “We had been so busy that we couldn’t acknowledge how well-liked 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 hard and fast member alone,” she stated.
Footage confirmed Soyeon being an MC for her labelmate Kim Ho Joong’s fan assembly, and she or he watched the efficiency from backstage. Soyeon stated that she felt dangerous that followers had been seeing her being a supporting visitor at an occasion slightly than the singer. “I miss it, after all,” she stated.
On the way in which house, she spoke to her supervisor about her hopes to carry her personal fan assembly too however she puzzled if she’d be capable of refill such a venue with followers. When she obtained house, she checked T-ara’s fan cafe for the primary time shortly and located that the final submit was from August and the fan who was the cafe’s supervisor was inactive. “They should have discovered it actually exhausting to attend like this,” she stated.
Soyeon stated within the studio, “After the misunderstanding, we obtained hate in Korea, and we ended up doing a variety of abroad promotions and getting many alternatives from abroad.” After specializing in actions overseas for therefore lengthy, she stated 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 stated, “I wished to assist with junior artists’ concert events too however I puzzled if I might be useful to them. I had no confidence so I turned scared that I’d simply intervene.”
Soyeon additionally met with former 2NE1 member Sandara Park, they usually talked about how they had been on comparable paths as soloists after being in teams. They spoke about how they obtained each love and criticism as idols, and there have been many occasions when folks would faux to be followers whereas writing malicious feedback.
Soyeon shared probably the most stunning malicious remark that she noticed. “In 2012, we had been in a automobile accident that was so dangerous that the automobile needed to be scrapped,” she stated. “It was such a big accident that although we had been sporting seatbelts, two of us together with me had been thrown out of the automobile.”
“After studies got here out, I used to be mendacity in my hospital mattress and I learn a malicious remark that stated, ‘That’s too dangerous, we might have despatched them off,’” she stated. 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 personal messages, and I used to be grateful for that.”
Soyeon carried out Park Sang Min’s “One Love” on the present. She stated, “I’m pleased once 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 advised her story. Subin described how the competitors was fierce when the group promoted as a result of there have been so many energetic woman teams, and Dal Shabet by no means received on a music present.
She’s begun her profession as a solo singer-songwriter, and she or he’s even began her personal firm. On why she arrange an workplace in her house, 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 house would possibly trouble her household. She stated, “Though they are saying they will cope with it, I really feel actually sorry concerning the noise. They’ve helped me quite a bit and supported me in such a tough state of affairs.”
Subin then had dinner together with her mom and two sisters, throughout which Subin talked about the time when the 4 members of the family had lived collectively in a one-room condominium. 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 a tough time financially.
Subin stated, “After my dad and mom 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 she or he didn’t need 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.
As soon as she achieved her dream of being a singer, Subin turned the pinnacle of the family on the time of Dal Shabet’s debut. Her mom stated, “We moved due to Subin, and we need to assist to decrease the stress of her having to pay the lease.” Her sister described Subin as enjoying the function of a dependable mother or father to her youthful siblings, expressing her thanks.
Subin stated, “I feel we’ve grown up properly, 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 a number of longtime followers for a meal, serving them meals she cooked herself, and she or he was happy after they preferred her pasta. Throughout 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 studies.
“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 studies began popping out concerning the member who had executed a horny dance.”
She continued, “A false report got here out that stated that on the ‘Idol Star Athletics Championships,’ our followers had raped, slapped, and even kidnapped different followers. The police even got here to the filming venue.”
“I feel that after that, we weren’t in a position to obtain assist,” she stated. Whereas 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 stated, “On the time, I used to be so upset and I used to be scared that our followers would go away.”
Forward of her efficiency, Subin stated, “There’s nonetheless a lot that I haven’t been in a position to present but,” she stated. “I’m going to point out every part 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 “Lady on the Seaside,” Baek Ji Younger’s “Give My Lips,” Celeb 5’s “I Want I Might Unsee That,” and Baek Ji Younger’s “Sprint.”
The “Miss Again” members then started staying collectively in a dorm and took half in a photograph shoot for his or her posters. The purpose of the present is to have the forged members make a brand new begin with a “track of their life,” and the primary a kind of songs was revealed on this episode. It is a observe known as “Invisible Lady” (literal title) by composer Yoon Il Sang.
“Miss Again” airs on MBN on Thursdays at 11 p.m. KST.