Korean broadcasting jockeys (BJs) Park Garin (박가린) and Park Gaeul (박가을) became the talk of the town recently after they shared some photos of them mingling with G-Dragon (지드래곤) on their social media. As revealed on the former’s post on her IG Stories, they spotted the BIGBANG member while he was smoking, and told him they were big fans.
Recently, Garin, who’s also known as a streamer for Afreeca TV video streaming service, appeared on a live session with another broadcasting jockey named Kim In Ho. During the live broadcast, she revealed the story about her unexpected meetup with the famous K-pop artiste.
“I was passing through an alley in Apgujeong without knowing that G-Dragon’s car was around. Suddenly, someone opened the (car) door and got off towards me. I was so surprised that I said, ‘It’s GD!’ There were other celebrities on the other side. (Model-turn-actor) Lee Soo Hyuk was there too,” Garin recounted.
Garin also recalled on how she was surprised to meet GD in person, but Park Gaeul, who was with her, plucked up her courage and decided to request for some selfies with the idol. She told Garin, “Unnie, this is an opportunity of a lifetime. When will we get to see G-Dragon again?” She then told the male online streamer, “Even though he’s really famous, the atmosphere was very natural. There was no one telling us not to record him.”
During the chat, the influencer also revealed that apart from the photos posted on her socials, Gael also took a selfie with the “Still Life” singer. However, Garin told her that a selfie with just the two of them may cause misunderstanding, so they decided to post photos of them as a trio on Instagram instead.
Speaking of which, Garin also confessed that she received malicious criticism from some netizens after she uploaded the pics online. According to her, “The chance of bumping into G-Dragon in Korea is already low. All we did was just take photos of people we don’t normally see in Apgujeong. So why should we get criticised? We are fans of him too.”
“After the article appeared on the ‘Hot Topics’ section, I thought to myself, ‘Should I take the photos down or not’, but I decided to think of it as my medal because I endured through all the curses demanding me to delete them (for invading his space),” she added.