Red Velvet Joy Friendship With K-pop Idols and Celebrities
Even though she has been together for years with Red Velvet members, Joy also befriends to idols from different groups. Joy’s most well-known friends are her schoolmates GFRIEND Yerin and Apink Hayoung. The first appearance of the trio friendship was seen when they were sitting closely in the graduation ceremony of School of Performing Arts Seoul in 2015. Don’t you agree that this trio of Joy, Yerin, and Hayoung consist of top-tier visuals?
Not only on their high school graduation ceremony, Joy and Hayoung were also seen to take a picture together on the backstage of MBC’s year-end show ‘Gayo Daejejeon’ in 2014. At that time, Joy was just debuted with Red Velvet, whereas Hayoung was already on her third year on Korean entertainment industry. In addition, both Joy and Hayoung were performing Park Ji-yoon’s ‘Adult Ceremony’ along with AOA Chanmi. Here you may watch Joy, Hayoung, and Chanmi’s performance video of ‘Adult Ceremony’.
Recently, Joy was also seen to greet and hug Yerin publicly on KBS’s year-end show ‘Gayo Daechukje’ in 2017. After finishing the performance, Yerin instantly embraced Joy and whispered quietly in Joy’s ears. This is what we call as girls’ squad!
Joy also quietly started her friendship with BLACKPINK members, Rose and Lisa, which is seen undoubtedly on the ending stage of SBS year-end show ‘Gayo Daejun’. You can watch Joy, Rose, and Lisa’s cute interaction on this video.
Although not really known by many people, Joy is also the classmate of BAP’s youngest member, Zelo. When they were graduated from their high school, School of Performing Arts Seoul, Joy and Zelo were seen sitting beside each other. Don’t you think that they look good, dear readers?
Joy started her friendship with ASTRO Cha Eunwoo when both of them became the guests of MBC ‘Oppa Thinking’. When she was asked about his friends on Korean entertainment industry, Joy confirmed that Cha Eunwoo is indeed listed as one of her close friends. When they were in public sight, both Joy and Cha Eunwoo were not hesitant to greet each other, proving that they are really close friends.
BTOB Changsub became the good friends of Red Velvet’s Joy as both of them met on MBC ‘We Got Married’ as the virtual in-law due to Joy’s past status as the virtual wife of Changsub’s fellow member, Sungjae. Just like her friendship with ASTRO Cha Eunwoo, Joy is not hesitant to greet Changsub whenever they meet on the public event, which one of those moments occurred on Dream Concert in 2016.
Joy is also the close friend of actor Lee Seo-won whose character in ‘The Liar and His Lover’ drama fell for Joy’s character. They become good friends even after the drama ended. On one occasion of an interview, Lee Seo-won reminisced Joy as someone who has a clear and vitamin-like voice, positive vibe and energy, and an overall happy virus who energizes the entire set when she is there.
Not only with actor Lee Seo-won, Joy is also the good friends of actor Park Jong-hyuk who became Joy’s friends on tvN ‘The Liar and His Lover’. On one occasion, Joy playfully forced Park Jong-hyuk who is younger than her to call her the formal term ‘noonim’ while saying ‘I love you’. In addition, Joy and Park Jong-hyuk also hang out occasionally, which you can see in the picture below.