MAMAMOO recently sat down for an interview and talked about what their lives would have been like had they not debuted as MAMAMOO as well as Moonbyuls famous ad-lib involving actor Jung Woo Sung.
When asked what they would be doing if they werent singers, Solar responded, I once wanted to major in Culture and Tourism. I even started preparing to become a flight attendant but realized that it didnt fit with meMy mom is also a licensed real estate agent so there was this pressure to get a license in something. If I didnt debut in MAMAMOO, I would probably be working in real estate.
Moonbyul said, When I was in elementary school, my dream was to become a teacher. Then in middle school and high school, I wanted to become a policewoman, although I didnt make any great efforts [to become one].
She continued, I had the opportunity to perform on stage by chance andit was exhilarating. Thats when I decided I had to be a singer.
Wheein shared, I wanted to be an artist. My mom majored in drawing so I really like drawing as well. I sincerely debated a lot between choosing art or music but decided that I could draw later as a hobby. So I decided then that I would work hard to become a singer.
Hwasa added, Wheein really has a passion for drawing. I feel like she still very much dreams of becoming an artist.
The members, who are famous for their love of clever ad-libs, also talked about Moonbyuls famous ad-lib line during an ad-lib filled performance of Decalcomanie at the 2016 Blue Dragon Film Awards last November. During the performance, Moonbyul said, Jung Woo Sung, if I drink this will you go out with me? which was a reference to his famous line in the film A Moment To Remember.
Moonbyul shared her own thoughts about the ad-lib and said, I heard that actors dont really react [to performances] at film festivals so I worried a lot before but was honored when they reacted so well [to the ad-lib]. When I said that line, the camera just happened to fall on Jung Woo Sung and, while he enjoyed it, I was very thankful to Ha Jung Woo, who was sitting right in front of him, because he had such an excited reaction.
As to how the ad-lib even came about, Moonbyul said, The idea initially came from our agency and they told me to say it very loudly. But I was really burdened by the idea and debated whether to do it or not up until the moment that I said it. Even the idea of saying Jung Woo Sungs name was nerve-wracking. That performance was my worst performance so far.
Meanwhile, MAMAMOO has been receiving a great deal of love for their latest title track, Yes I Am.