Q: What do you think could make for an ideal boyfriend type?
Donghyun: An ideal boyfriend type would be someone who stands by his girlfriend at all times and always be there for her.
Q: Which member in Boyfriend eats the most? What is his favorite food?
(All pointed to Hyunseong in unison)
Hyunseong: I like bread and ice cream, something that is fattening.
(Emcee: So do you work out a lot?)
Hyunseong: Yes, as much as I love to eat, I exercise and work out a lot too.
Minwoo: I look up to SHINee as my role models, mainly because they have a very good stage presence and always impress the fans with awesome performances as well as their powerful vocals. I like everything about them.
Donghyun: Minwoo has a unique habit, whereby he often talks and answers himself in his sleep.
(Emcee: Who sleeps the most in the group then?)
(All pointed to Youngmin in unison)
Youngmin: But I don’t agree…I just can’t really hear people trying to wake me up. (^_^)
Q: Does any member in the group collect any collectibles/accessories?
Donghyun: I love shopping, so I like to collect clothes.
Kwangmin: I used to like Pokemon when I was much younger. When the fans found out about it, they started showering me with all kinds of Pokemon gifts so I ended up with a whole collection of them.
Kwangmin: I would bring her out to a crowded place and confess my love to her.
(Emcee: Any image or style that you guys would like to try for the time being?)
Minwoo: So far Boyfriend has been portraying either a cute or manly image, but next time in the future we would like to take on a sexy concept.
Q: What is SISTAR’s first impression of Singapore?
Q: Any favorite food in Singapore?
Dasom: I’ve actually been to Singapore once with my family 10 years ago and we tried chilli crab back then. It was absolutely fabulous! We’re so happy that we can try it again this time. As compared to 10 years back, I feel that cleanliness of the city and friendliness of the people still remains the same. The only difference is that there are more modern skyscrapers and new buildings that I have never seen before. Singapore is now so much more modernized!
Q: How do SISTAR usually find time to train yourselves and keep in shape?
Hyorin: Due to our busy schedule, we don’t have much time so we would usually do a lot of stretching and simple exercises on our own at home. We also try to avoid fattening food and eat more healthier ones.
Q: We know that Hyorin has participated in Dream High 2. Could you share with us more about acting in the drama? Secondly, SISTAR members are known to participate actively in variety programs (eg. Idol Star Athletics), with all of you being such good runners. What is your secret to it?
Hyorin: I acted as ‘Nana’ in Dream High 2 and the character is more feminine and toned down as compared to my actual character/personality. I’m much more cheerful and lively in person.
Bora: To be honest, all of us were surprised by our own athletic sense in a way. We didn’t know that we were that good in running too, as we just tried our very best to win the race. There’s no secret to it, and we were proud of the results too.
Q: With SISTAR’s album entitled ‘So Cool’, can you share with us what is the coolest thing about each member?
Dasom: As the maknae (youngest member) of SISTAR, I feel that our members are pretty cool in their characters, especially Hyorin. She wouldn’t keep it in mind nor hold any grudges after a little argument with someone else, and she would be all ready to talk to the person again. Personally, I think I will keep it in mind longer than the rest of the members.
Hyorin: Even though Dasom said she’ll keep it in mind longer than us, we don’t agree with her. In general, all the members are cool and cheerful in our characters.
Q: Besides singing, are there other areas that the members would like to try out?
Dasom: Personally, I am interested in acting and I think the rest of the members are as well.
Bora: If given the chance, we would love to explore different areas and stretch out our talents, be it acting, or emceeing. Many have asked me why I do not pursue sports as a second career. I feel that since I’m already a singer, I would like to try out areas like hosting or acting.
Q: Having to travel overseas often due to SISTAR’s schedules, what are some of the tips you have to protect your skin?
Soyu: We are really concern with our skin especially when we have to travel to other countries as there will definitely be a change in the environment. We take into notice of what we eat and try to avoid fattening food, sleep as early as we can, and also put on facial masks at night.
Dasom: All of us prefer the warm weather in Singapore the moment we arrived here, because Korea is really freezing cold at this period of time.
Q: Are there any role models for SISTAR?
Hyorin: We take on all female K-pop groups as our role models. However, when we first debuted as singers, we looked up to Destiny Child because they are very talented. They have very powerful vocals and always put up awesome performances, so we promised ourselves that we will become singers like Destiny Child and show great performances to the fans.
Some of the popular hit tracks performed by Boyfriend that night were ‘Don’t Touch My Girl‘, ‘Confession‘, ‘You & I‘, ‘Boyfriend‘, while SISTAR continued with ‘Push Push‘, ‘Shady Girl‘, ‘Ma Boy‘, ‘So Cool‘, just to name a few. Other highlights during the fan meeting include a birthday celebration for Soyu and Donghyun on stage, as well as an encore performance of ‘Pink Romance‘ by both groups.
Special thanks to Launch Entertainment for extending the invitation to SISTAR & Boyfriend Press Conference as well as their 1st Singapore fan meeting.
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