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Former 4minute member Jiyoon says she wanted to hide in a hole after 'Unpretty Rapstar'

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Former 4minute member Jiyoon showed off a whole different side to her for a recent 'International bnt' pictorial, going for a sexily sultry yet classy look that is appropriate for her age. 


SEE ALSO: Jiyoon greets fans through new, solo profile cuts after 4minute's disbandment


Jiyoon recalled her debut days in 4minute for the interview portion of the pictorial, revealing why she always wore a pair of shades like her life depended on it and if she knew how to rap at all. She said, "In the very beginning of [4minute's] debut, I wore shades to maintain an air of mystery. I never took them off even in the waiting room so the fellow idols were curious about how I really looked. Because of the peculiar way I presented myself, there were many people who believed I was a rapper. I was actually a vocalist. I learned how to rap for the first time for 'Unpretty Rapstar 2.'"

Jiyoon then went on to admit, "I knew that people would say negative things about me because I didn't know how to rap. I wanted to hide in a hole when I first started. It was hard enough just practicing but because we had to complete missions in just hours, I didn't even have the time to feel regretful [about my decision]. And because I joined right in the middle of the season, everyone was already close so I stuck out like a sore thumb. My rap verse 'Imma just do me' became the topic of much ridicule, and I was embarrassed because comedian Kim Ki Ri kept making fun of me for it but now I'm thankful because it turned into a sort of catch phrase. If I got the chance to appear on the show again, I will show everyone a better me." 










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    mariemay 20 days ago

    Don't worryKeep doing you

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    MelodyForever 20 days ago

    but you make a reversal, you did well, you lose with pride

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    Alexgp 20 days ago

    This is why UR went downhill, instead of bringing people who rap, they brought in girls with 0 experience, season 1 was such a hit cause all of them, even Jimin, were rappers, and even though Jessi was a singer she experienced rapping as well and was always one of the best ones. Season 2 however was just a bunch of pretty girls, big names, and just didnt do it. not all of them of course, but the hype on the big names was killed once we saw them up there..

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