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IOI talk about what's changed for them after their rise to popularity

By jubilantj   Friday, September 2, 2016   29,092   2,732   22



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The lovely girls of IOI were one of the guests on the September 2 airing of 'Sketchbook' for the show's girl group special, chatting it up with MC Yoo Hee Yeol.

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The members talked about everything from their very own, unique characteristic as a group to the things that have changed after they rose to stardom. So Mi singled out the group's young age as IOI's best characteristic, saying, "I can confidently state that it's age. I'm currently in my third year of middle school so the highest education I've completed is elementary school. I'm always used to being the maknae no matter where I go." 

Meanwhile, Chung Ha and Do Yeon discussed how 'Produce 101' has brought about changes in their lives. Chung Ha remarked, "I participated on the program thinking, 'It's okay even if I'm eliminated.' I don't have any greed to be 'the center' or be at the top," revealing how she has matured after appearing on the survival program. 

Do Yeon, on the other hand, talked more about tangible, outward changes to her life after 'Produce 101,' revealing that even little children recognize her after she appeared on the show. The idol explained, "My older sister is a preschool teacher and her students recognized me. It's really difficult to get acknowledge by children, so I really felt our popularity then." Yoo Hee Yeol joked, "The three things children acknowledge are 'Pororo,' Yoo Jae Suk, and IOI." 

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nami_chan Saturday, September 3, 2016

chungha is so humble, that's why I love her

geekinthepink044 Saturday, September 3, 2016

IOI SK's nation's little sister <3

Tzuyu_4yu geekinthepink044 Tuesday, September 6, 2016

i thought that title belonged to IU

RimmieMeli Friday, September 2, 2016


denn1sable Friday, September 2, 2016

yeah, yjs popularity is no joke. even when superstar actors or idols are guests in rm, when they film in public, the people always cheers loudest for him.

Cherry_Peche Friday, September 2, 2016

lol Yoo Jae Suk holds his place as the nation's MC

Tzuyu_4yu Friday, September 2, 2016

Aw but it's great to have kids recognize you. Whenever I visit my lower school I always have certain kids come up to me and hug me. It's heartwarming really

SugarFree Tzuyu_4yu Friday, September 2, 2016

Why are you attracting random children? that's weird.

Tzuyu_4yu SugarFree Tuesday, September 6, 2016

that's not it. i volunteered in the lower school many times before. don't be ignorant.

SugarFree Tzuyu_4yu Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Don't follow little kids around

Tzuyu_4yu SugarFree Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Holy sweet fucking jesus lord help me or i am not a fan of tzuyu i volunteer to help them out with classes and things fucking retard. what are you a troll back off.

koog008 Friday, September 2, 2016

when i look at somi and think shes a middle schooler.. i cant help just shake my head in disbelief

lanterngirl koog008 Friday, September 2, 2016

Well I mean she's in 9th grade, but that's still really young...

SugarFree Friday, September 2, 2016

"Somi singled out the group's young age as IOI's best characteristic" well it's definitely not their vocals

Darkyoda47 SugarFree Friday, September 2, 2016

Their vocals are pretty good! Excluding Yeujeung and Sejeog, Chungha, Yoojung, Pinky, Doyeon and Somi are pretty decent vocalist. Plus Somi is like 16! Give her some time to develop as a vocalist!

Darkyoda47 Friday, September 2, 2016


Darkyoda47 Friday, September 2, 2016


OhMyGuy Darkyoda47 Friday, September 2, 2016

I always mess up those two names too xD

NgohiongPuso SugarFree Friday, September 2, 2016

Sometimes trolling has its very limit...

SugarFree NgohiongPuso Friday, September 2, 2016

So does Somi's vocal range.

NgohiongPuso SugarFree Friday, September 2, 2016

yeah CLesbo... yeah yeah sure sure...

SugarFree Darkyoda47 Friday, September 2, 2016

Somi has that annoying whiny valley girl-ish (yes I know she's Canadian) basic ass tone that won't disappear with age. Either Jenny or Lisa (not sure which) has the same problem when they sing and they're older, so they most stick to rapping because they're much better at it. What else does Somi have to fall back on? Chungha unnie won't be around forever.

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