NEWS: 2NE1, “Running Man” Surprise Appearance… First Time On Body-Challenging Variety Show
Note: While YGE already released a statement that 2NE1 is going to appear in Running Man, a different news article was released wherein the PD of Running Man said that while there are talks about 2NE1 being on the show, their appearance/attendance is NOT yet confirmed.
4-member group 2NE1 (CL, Sandara Park, Park Bom, Gong Minzy) is set to appear on SBS “Running Man” for the first time in four years since their debut. This will also be their first variety show intended to challenge their bodies.
According to broadcast officials as announced on Star News, 2NE1’s CL, Sandara Park, Park Bom, Gong Minzy, will be shooting “Running Man” in an undisclosed location, in the middle of this month.
Broadcast officials stated, “2NE1 will be shooting for ‘Running Man‘ next week, the footages filmed may be aired in broadcast at the end of the month,” they said, “2NE1 members are big fans of ‘Running Man’ so they chose the program as their first variety show program guesting for their comeback.”
In September of 2010, 2NE1 appeared as a four-member group in KBS2 TV talk show program “Win Win,” but the four members have yet to attend a variety show that will challenge their physiques through running, moving, and jumping; this will be the first time they will do so since their debut in 2009. 2NE1‘s guesting in “Running Man” is already being paid the highest attention to.
In addition, viewers are also turning their attention to this to see how the 2NE1 members will get along with the “Running Man” members, which include Yoo Jae Suk, Kim Joong Gook, Ji Seok Jin, Gary, Song Ji Hyo, Lee Kwang Soo, and Haha.
Previously, 2NE1‘s agency president, YG Entertainment’s Yang Hyun Suk, revealed the group’s comeback activities to the fans, which includes appearing in more programs, increasing their usual one-show-a-week appearances, this would include variety and entertainment programs in their endeavor.Therefore, for their comeback, they have chosen the program, “Running Man” for their first variety show.
2NE1 members are said to be already excited for this guesting, as they are already exercising harder and are more passionate in their training, as they prepare for their “Running Man” filming.
Translated by: BlackjackBelle@OhDara/ SlaveTranslator@WeLoveDara