Hwayoung shared sincere advice to aspiring idol actors in '@star1'.
The idol-turned-actress gave tips, saying, "Don't trust your popularity. Also, you always have to worry about how you're going to portray the given character."
In addition, she revealed the character she dreams of playing in the future, saying, "If given the opportunity, I want to try a historical drama. Out of all, I want to play a character like Empress Myeongseong, who is bold and patriotic."