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Posted by danisurst AKP STAFF Sunday, June 23, 2019

Former BP RaNia member Alexandra reveals plans to release tell-all memoir, new EP on Grace's YouTube channel

AKP STAFF

Alexandra, former BP RaNia member and K-pop's first black idol, opened up about her experiences in a new video on 'Unpretty Rapstar' star Grace's YouTube channel.

In a video entitled 'Why Did Alex REALLY Leave Rania? The First Non-Asian KPOP Idol #Thetruth,' the former idol (who now goes by 'Alex') went into detail about the time she spent as a part of the girl group, touching on her experiences with working as a team, secretly dating, racism, how she was discovered, and more.

During one part of the video, she was quick to dismiss any speculation that she had been kicked out of the group, confessing: "I did actually leave, and it's because there was a point where everything had hit the fan in a big way. Things were so stressful. I just felt like it wasn't a healthy situation for me anymore."

Meanwhile, Alexandra also revealed that she is currently working on new music and a memoir about her time as an idol in Korea.

"It's so juicy," she hinted with a laugh. "It's impossible to avoid the shock value in this case. It's like every time I'm writing, I'm like, 'Whoa. People are going to be so blown away by what it's really like behind the scenes.'"

Check out the full video above!


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chillaxin735 pts Sunday, June 23, 2019 5
Sunday, June 23, 2019

Now that I’ve listened to they video interview I’d like to read the book. If what she says in the interview is true, sounds like the people in charge of the group doomed her from the beginning by the manner in which they brought her into the group. I mean how do you suddenly bring in a new person when a group has been likely practicing together for years, knowing they don’t speak the language, and not have a translator? No one can be a cohesiveness team if they can’t truly interact and get to know each other. And sounds like she didn’t perform because the group’s management wouldn’t allow her to practice the routines with the second version of the group even though she’s was actually there’s from the beginning that time around and capable of learning the routines. With the first group they brought her in too late to learn the choreography (why would they think that was a good idea?!?!?) I feel bad for her and those group members members. What a terrible set up and situation! I bet none of them we’re given any real explanation for any of this disorganized and poorly planned situation!

I know she had a dream but I would have asked to join a group not ready to debut and spent hardcore time practicing with them for at least a year since I couldn’t communicate well initially and would have had my butt in Korean lessons whenever not practicing.

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xhecthor206 pts Sunday, June 23, 2019 6
Sunday, June 23, 2019

Her time as a idol???? She was barely in the MV and she never wanted to perform in music shows or presentations. I think she and the other girls didn't even get to know each other.

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