revealed the deadline her mother gave her to succeed.
She was a guest on the 5th's episode of 'Flower Road', where she said, "I'm proud that I've become a daughter that my parents can be proud of. My real name is Hee Yeon, but my dad calls me 'Hani' if we go to restaurants because he wants to boast about me. Before, no one recognized me even when I was a celebrity, and I felt sorry because I was working but without any results."
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She then revealed, "My parents originally were really against [my becoming a singer]. My mom gave me a limit of 3 years, and I promised that if I didn't have any success in 3 years, I would stop. But we saw success right before the 3 years were up. My mom said, 'I admit it; I was wrong'. I got chills then. I was so happy. I wanted my mother to acknowledge me the most."