MBLAQ member Lee Joon stated that he was concerned about the way he was perceived in the public eye.
On TV, Joon’s image is one of a dumb but entertaining idol. The singer has been concerned by the false image people have of him.
On the March 19 episode of JTBC‘s “Park Kyung Rim’s Oh! Happy Day,” the MBLAQ member revealed, “These days, seeing that people only see me as someone stupid is becoming hard to bear. The truth is, I’m not stupid.”
MC Park Kyung Rim then asked, “Did you get misunderstood as a dummy?” To this Joon replied, “Everytime I go on a variety show they introduce me as the “Muscle Dummy” or as the “Stupid Idol.” It feels like I have been the moron even before the start of the show.”
Joon also added, “Becoming the representative of the “Moron” concept is truly painful. When you act you must have a perfect enunciation. But when I’m on a variety show, the fact that before my brain, my mouth acts first is what worries my mother. She is very concerned about it, “I love funny things but when my dream is to be an actor and that I can’t be taken seriously, what to do in that case?””
He continued by saying, “I hope for people to separate variety and life, and for them to look out for me when I appear on variety shows and act.”
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