Everyone knows the story of Rosé passing the 700-one-one selection round that YG Entertainment held in 2012, the singer’s father was the one who encouraged her to audition. However, it was only until she gave an interview to Rolling Stone magazine that the main vocalist BLACKPINK detailed the day she auditioned for YG and her feelings at that time.
Rosé thought she was defeated, who expected to pass the selection round with a ratio of 700 people to 1
Rosé was only 16 that year, she said she was “very shy and confused” when auditioning. Rosé’s father realized the love that the female idol for music, he did not want her to regret in the future if not pursuing her passion. Thanks to her father’s encouragement, Rosé decided to go to the audition, she told herself she would do her best but didn’t think she was accepted.
Rosé shared: “The first time I auditioned for YG, I was just a 16 year old girl full of panic. My father didn’t want me to regret not pursuing music. I remember coming to Sydney, in the audition room. and thought ‘Maybe I can’t choose’ “
In the audition room, Rosé still thinks she probably won’t get the job
Rosé showed off a video of her playing guitar and singing Jason Mraz’s I Won’t Give Up in the selection session and thinks this is a valuable opportunity. However, the BLACKPINK member never thought he could surpass his competitors to join the company, especially when the number of contestants was so large
She said: “I showed my test and thought, ‘I’ll just try to enjoy it because no matter what, I just try to memorize this moment, keep some good memories of it'”
Rosé was ready to hear that she had missed, but who expected she had surpassed 699 opponents. No wonder when YG called to announce her admission, the female idol was shocked: “I went home and got a phone call, so I was like, ‘Huh? Is that weird?'” .
Rosé (BLACKPINK) during the audition to enter YG
So thanks to her psychological father, Rosé has fulfilled her dream of becoming an idol. She is the person with the shortest training period in BLACKPINK (4 years), even possessing the most mysterious background compared to the other 3 sisters when only revealed before the debut date.
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