2NE1 gives off a good sense of play when on stage. Is this the result of practice?
Our appearance is not usually like that. Normally, we are very quiet in nature, but when we go on stage, our playing comes out. It’s just natural that our repressed emotions come out when a potential chance comes.
What do you think about the fact that you are enjoying great popularity because of your skills and style?
It’s natural. But with only the four of us, we can’t achieve it. We got more popular because of our good music and refined styling. We get to be around and meet lots of people, including producers and stylists. They give us a good wrap.
There are many sexy girl groups. Does 2NE1 not want to be sexy?
Different standards. We try to do different things our way. Songs like “Fire” are strong, while “I Don’t Care” was a pretty song. While for “Can’t Nobody” the concept was sexy. People just have different concepts for what is hot. Honestly, we ran this race with almost no feminine clothing. If we do that, we think that our confidence would vanish. We’re more comfortable with pants. Of course, with one exception of someone who has beautiful legs, Bom.
Among teen idols, you are leading trends. This is a big responsibility.
Sometimes, it’s rough to be on top, but we like attempting new things. We try to be the first in doing things and doing things even better. However, there are more people who look up to us, and we especially think of our young fans, so we avoid anything too radical. So if we want to make a step, we think first and step back if there’s a need to.
Whenever there’s new music, you present a new fashion, which becomes a hot topic.
Then, we say, “not to” think about what people say. We really like our clothes very much. When performing, we wear many different clothes. Stylists scan for updates actively, and then ask for our opinion, because we know our bodies the most.
Teenagers, starting at age 10, dream of being a celebrity, what do you want to say to them?
It should be good. It’s not really a requirement to be a celebrity, because what’s important is that you do well. It’s especially important to trust your own self.
Source: http://gall.dcinside.com/list.php?id=2NE1&no=284806; http://news.nate.com/view/20110320n14333
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