Posted by elliefilet AKP STAFF Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Kim Chung Ha talks about her journey from JYPE trainee to IOI and solo debut

Kim Chung Ha
Kim Chung Ha talked about her journey from starting as a trainee at JYP Entertainment to an IOI member and eventually debuting solo.

In an interview with 'GQ Korea', Kim Chung Ha shared, "I think I'm lucky. At 19, I was a JYP trainee and college student, and at 20, I met my current agency and 'Produce 101'." As to what she thought about her career after JYPE, she said, "Rather than thinking, 'I'm going to quit this industry,' I just accepted my situation. The team I was a part of was disbanded and the management changed, and I wasn't used to the change. Before I left, the members were seriously my last string of hope. I think I pulled at that string so much that I broke it. It took me a long time to realize it was broken."

On her position as a dance member in IOI, Kim Chung Ha stated, "To be honest, I get scared a lot, and I need to learn a lot too. My fellow friends were very impressive choreography teachers." She also said of her solo debut, "Though I'm worried I won't get as much attention as I did with IOI, I want to show the potential I have."

Check out Kim Chung Ha's debut MV for "Week" if you missed it.

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