4Minute member HyunA recently revealed that PSY had been her role model even before she met him.
On May 29, HyunA shared on tvN‘s talk show “Baek Ji Yeon’s People Inside” that she was inspired to become a singer when she saw PSY’s incredible energy and presence on stage.
While talking about how she got the opportunity to appear on PSY’s “Gangnam Style” music video, she revealed, “When I was in 3rd grade, I saw PSY performing for the first time and was inspired to pursue my dream as a singer.”
When asked why she picked PSY as a role model, she replied, “I really liked his energy.”
She also went on to describe what it was like working with PSY, stating, “It was awkward at first. But he was always taking care of me on the side. ‘Gangnam Style’ really does have a great energy to it. I always thought the lyrics and dance were a lot of fun, but I never imagined that it would get as popular as it did.”
Netizens who saw the broadcast commented, “PSY and HyunA are both pretty amazing”, “HyunA’s ‘Horse Dance’ is sexy!” and “Wow, HyunA was PSY’s fan since 12 years ago?”