Thank you for being a great and attentive leader and taking care of the girls, protecting them, loving them and leading them.
Thank you Bom.
Thank you for being you, for the emotions you carry out while performing, for your beautiful voice, thank you for being a caring unnie to your 2ne1 dongsaengs.
Thank you Dara.
Thank you for always loving and supporting the girls no matter what. Thank you for cheering us up with your dorkiness and cuteness.
Thank you Minzy.
Thank you for being part of 2NE1 and bringing up more to 2NE1′s songs with your voice and dance.
Thank you 2NE1.
Thank you for existing. Thank you for changing my life and the life of many others. You were my first kpop girl group I ever got into. Thank you so much for the songs you created. I really admire you, you weren’t strict to one theme, you always tried out new themes and new concepts. You had various kind of songs, party songs, song about falling in love, being in love, songs about break up, songs about how to be strong and get over someone, songs about how to be fierce and confident. I truly admire you for that. That shows how talented and skillful you were. Thank you for your iconic performances. I could go on and list a million things about what I am thankful for. All four of you brought a piece to 2NE1 and if that piece was missing then 2NE1 wasn’t complete. Bom’s vocal, CL’s rap, Minzy’s dance, Dara’s fresh vocal and cuteness.
THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING!
Thank you for the great memories. You will always be in our hearts and memories. I wish you all the best.
I’m honestly disappointed in so many blackjacks who are blaming any of the members for 2ne1′s disbandment. No matter how you look at it it’s clearly YGE fault (notice the E which signifies I’m talking about the company not the face of the company). 2ne1′s last album, crush came out in 2014, charted really well in south korea and abroad. They also had a successful Asia tour in 2014 to go along with the crush album. Let’s look at different justifications people have for blaming a member, and prove them wrong.
1. “It’s Bom’s fault for smuggling drugs that fucking druggie ruined 2ne1!” Bom was under investigation for having amphetamine pills from the states and trying to bring them into korea. This was back in 2010. While Amphetamine is illegal in South Korea it is legal in the United States with a prescription. Charges against Bom were dropped because she showed the court official American documents and prescription from American doctors that prescribed these pills to her due to her mental illness struggles. YG has dealt with drug scandals before, GD smoking marijuana in south korea, but bigbang carried on even though there was hate in the beginning.
2. “It was CL’s fault for trying to debut in America, and therefore neglecting her duties as a 2ne1 member!”. YG has been trying to break into the states for ages, it comes to no surprise that because CL has made tons of connections with North American Artists, plus PSY signing with Scooter Braun, YG would try to push CL to have her hand at the industry. You cannot put the blame on CL for 2ne1′s super long hiatus because that was due to YG putting bom on a huge break and you cannot blame any artist who’s just trying to put out content and get work. If YG wasn’t giving 2ne1 a comeback CL was gonna find something to do, and that came into the form of her pending US debut
3. “While bom is on house arrest and minzy doing nothing, Dara is out acting, going on variety, traveling all the time, she doesn’t care about the group and is busy being solo!”. Again, you can’t blame dara for wanting to expand her solo career when YG put 2ne1 on hold. you can’t expect her to sit there and wait. Dara has always wanted to act and do variety, any blackjack, especially the older ones would know that. She would prepare really hard at any of the few variety chances she gets.
4. “Minzy didn’t fucking resign with YG this snake broke the group!” Minzy gave up her youth for 2ne1 and YG entertainment. She became a trainee as a child, trained for like 5 years, then debuted as a 2ne1 member at the age of 15. She dropped out of school, left the countryside, just so she could promote with her group and make money for her company. However, YG never gave her solo opportunities. Don’t say it was because she was never vocal about it or because she didn’t try hard enough for it. minzy always posted dance and song covers on instagram and twitter to show fans how she’s improved. during 2ne1′s hiatus, she went to america to learn from famous choreographers, she showed fans different songs she was working on through instagram! She definitely wanted a solo and was ready for it. But she never got it under the history of her and YG. I know it’s YG’s fault because this was the same reason why vocalist GUMMY did not resign. She said the company didn’t focus on her and never let her release albums, and she felt forgotten. The fact is MINZY only got work when 2ne1 got work, and because YG put 2ne1 on hiatus for unnecessary reasons other members suffered and went off to improve individually. For Minzy, YGe never gave her that chance and instead of letting her, she rot in the YGe dungeon.
People need to be less focused on what the members did and more focused on what the company did to this legendary group. When looking at what all 4 of these girls did in reaction to YGe’s actions, it completely makes sense and i blame none of them for it. Instead I blame the company who had control to keep 2ne1 alive, one of the most influential girl groups in present time.
collection of fan accs about Dara’s appearance on JTBC’s “Talking Street” b/c i haven’t seen anyone else talk about it on tumblr
-Dara has also said that CL came back to Korea with a bunch on songs written, they had a tracklist for an album that was supposed to go out in the summer but it never got released; “the album is sleeping somewhere” -Dara
-named CL as her life mentor, said that when 2ne1 heard about their disbandment, CL was the one who took the most care of her
-she also sang a bit of “Goodbye” (like one word lol) and is using her iconic orange mic
-she gave out her business card, it has “2NE1 Communications/2NE1 PR” on it
So I just found the most amazing thing on IG today. After 3 years (4?) of this bullshit.
Their disbandment was so fucking unfair. They never got a chance to explain themselves and apologize like BB has. My baby went through so much shit Bc of this!
The fact that people acted like she killed a whole family even after it was stated she had a prescription for the “drug” she was “smuggling” in. The fact that people were so angry about something that came to light FOUR YEARS LATE! And never let her explain herself or gave her a second chance? Or how people acted after she performed in the MAMAs (that are in Hong Kong, but I could be wrong) talking like “oh they let a criminal on stage”. It’s still unbelievable to me that nobody wrote this before.
What’s more ridiculous to me is the fact that people are still angry at Bom, but I don’t see people questioning the asshole that kept this a secret for 4 years.