BLACKPINK members reveal Will Smith's reaction when they met at Coachella; Jisoo reveals a strange habit

BLACKPINK members Lisa, Rosé, Jennie and Jisoo recently appeared on JTBC’s Ask Us Anything where they spoke about Will Smith among many other things.
BLACKPINK members with Will SmithBLACKPINK members reveal Will Smith's reaction when they met at Coachella; Jisoo reveals a strange habit
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BLACKPINK had a memorable summer of 2019 when they set the Coachella stage on fire with Kill This Love. Lisa, Rosé, Jennie and Jisoo delivered a mind-blowing performance that BLINKS revisit from time to time. It was during the tour to the valley that the quadrant crossed paths with numerous US celebrities, This included Justin Bieber, Jaden Smith and more. During the same trip, they also crossed paths with Will Smith again. The group also posed for a photo with the international actor which eventually went viral. 

The members now revealed an insight into their run-in with the star. Via Soompi, BLACKPINK appeared on JTBC’s Ask Us Anything where they revealed that Will remembered the group from the time they performed for him years ago. “In the past, during our trainee days, Will Smith and his son visited our agency [YG Entertainment]. At the time, we put on a dance performance for them. Then, six or seven years later, after we’d debuted, we ran into him at Coachella. It turned out he still remembered us," Lisa revealed. 

"He recognized us and asked, ‘Aren’t you the girls who danced for us back then?'” Rosé chipped in. At the time, Will took a selfie with the girls and his wife Jada and said, "Ran into @blackpinkofficial after I got off stage... Me & Jada are officially fans!" 



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Apart from the run-in, the members also opened up about numerous other things. This includes Jisoo confessing munching on ramen before she films something important. She explained that she eats ramen so that her cheeks puff up a little. "I have a thin face, but the other members have rounder cheeks, and I want to look cute like that too. That’s why, whenever I have to film something important, I eat ramen beforehand so that my face swells up a bit," she said. "The other members all have fuller cheeks than I do, which makes them look cute," she added. 

Meanwhile, Jennie revealed the story behind her name. She revealed that her real name is Jennie and her mother wanted to name her that because she was a fan of Lee Jung Jae. "My mom is a fan of Lee Jung Jae, and he played a character named Jae Hee in the drama ‘Hourglass.’ Because of that, she decided that if she had a son, she wanted to name him Jae Hee, but she ended up giving birth to a daughter instead. So she decided to name me Jennie because it sounded similar to Jae Hee," she revealed.

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