[M] Learning Curve.

Pairing: Jungkook / Reader

Summary: Submission doesn’t suit everyone and, as far as Jungkook is concerned, you wear it better than he does. 

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Warning(s): Smut, Sub!kook but also Dom!kook (lmfao pls forgive me), dirty talk, spanking, and a pinch orgasm denial because who wouldn’t want to watch Jungkook squirm. 

A/N: Just leave me alone to die.

Originally posted by sirtae

If you had to guess Jungkook’s least favorite thing to do, you would say that renouncing his power was likely it. In bed, anyway.

He always made sure to remind you that he was in charge of your pleasure, no matter what the situation. He administered it as generously or as sparingly as he saw fit. It hadn’t always been so, but Jungkook settled into his role as the dominant one quite naturally. 

Evidently though, your leniency had taken its toll on his once obedient nature. You allowed him to grow confident in his ability to disarm you fully with just one brush of his hands over the right parts of your body, or dirty, whispered words against your neck, or the heat of his body pressing against yours. You had become forbearing, allowing him to push the limits of your control until he had effectively slipped it from your grasp entirely.

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“Baby Stark”

Pairing: Tony Stark x Reader

Summary: After returning to New York, Tony is greeted with surprising news that has potential to change his life.

A/N: another one from draft-purgatory. lol i’ve never written for tony stark, and i i struggle to capture his swaggering tone. however, but i thought it would be fun to write for a slightly softer tony stark.

His elbows resting on the metal railing surrounding the large helicopter landing pad, Tony Stark skims his eyes over the beautiful aerial view of Manhattan. A relaxed smile perks onto his lips as the familiar clamor of the concrete jungle sinks in. “It’s good to be back,” he hums to himself, taking in the majestic view carved around the Avengers Tower.

After rapping his knuckles against the metal railing, Tony saunters down the glass walkway leading into the tower, the eery silence reminding him that everyone is on a mission. He’s about to greet F.R.I.D.A.Y. when a smile enters his view, one that he isn’t expecting.

She sits on the counter of the bar, her legs elegantly crossed despite the restrictive nature of her pencil skirt. The sunlight streams into the room through the glass windows, creating a natural glow about her. A coy smile perks onto her lips as Tony’s drinks her in, his lower lip getting caught between his teeth as his eyes dance up her legs and body. She’s the most alluring girl he’d ever seen -he’d thought so two years ago when they first met, and he still thinks so now- and it’s one of the many reasons why he’s infatuated with her.

“I thought I told you not to wait for me,” He grins, glad that she ignored his request.

“I couldn’t wait until dinner, and I wanted to be here when you arrived. Is that such a crime?” (Y/N) hops off the counter and saunters towards him. She cups his cheek in a way that makes Tony feel like he’s the only person in the world.

“Well, counselor, I recommend -” His words are cut off as (Y/N) yanks the lapels of his jacket to bring his face towards her for a kiss. Tony laughs against her lips, but the laugh quickly gets drowned out by a rough growl as she lightly bites his lower lip. A smile creeps in around the edges of her kiss as she slides her hands down his muscular back. A nip of teeth, a glide of tongue, and she easily has him under her spell.

It’s only a matter of time when the need for oxygen brings the kiss to an end. Tony gently knocks his forehead against (Y/N)’s. “Remind me to always bring up a counterargument, because baby, I could get used to that,” he drawls.

(Y/N) laughs, a devilish glint lighting up her eyes. “Welcome back to New York, Mr. Stark. It’s been a while.” Her hand dangerously inch south as she brings his ear to her lips. “That was a little preview of what’s going to happen tonight.”

He feigns exasperation as (Y/N) playfully smacks his ass but twirls out of his arms before he can do anything. A low noise escapes his throat as she shoots him a sexy smile over her shoulder while kicking off her “ball-busting stilettos”, as she calls them.

Tony leans against the wall and watches (Y/N)’s shadow dance in the glow of the sun. Two years into the relationship, and he still gets butterflies. His fun, beautiful girlfriend, the skyline of the most magical city in America, wonderful weather - his life is perfect and Tony wishes it would stay this way for a long time.

“As much as I love pencil skirts, I need to change,” (Y/N) announces. “I have workout pants in my bag, but could I borrow a shirt or sweater?”

“Baby, at this point, you’ve stolen over half of my comfortable clothes. Why do you even bother asking?”

(Y/N) smirks and plants a kiss on his cheek before sashaying towards the door of Tony’s private apartment. Before she opens the door, she turns to him. “T, I have something to tell you.“

"Mmhmm,” Tony hums, pulling out his phone from his pocket.

“I probably should have told you, but I was kind of scared of how you would react. I thought it would be wise to tell you when you were back in New York.” She hesitates for a bit, her fingertips drumming against the doorframe. “Promise not to freak?” she asks, a slightly icy look glazing her eyes.

A small alarm rings in his head, but Tony maintains a calm expression. “I promise. Did you max out my credit card?” he jokes.

(Y/N) rolls her eyes but relaxes a bit, which pleases Tony. “No, and I never will.”

“My wallet thanks you, baby. But what’s up?”

“Tony.” She swallows. “How do you feel about becoming a dad?”

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Japanese honorifics
  • -San: is the most common honorific and is equivalent to Mr., Miss, Ms. or Mrs. It is the all-purpose honorific and can be used in any situation were politeness is required
  • -Sama: is one level higher than "-san" and is used to confer great respect
  • -Dono: this one comes from the word "tono" which means "lord". It is an even higher level than "-sama" and confers utmost respect
  • -Kun: suffix used at the end of boys' names to express familiarity or endearment. It is also sometimes used by men among friends, or when addressing someone younger or of a lower station
  • -Chan: is used to express endearment, mostly towards girls. It is also used for little boys, pets, and even among lovers. It gives a sense of childish cuteness
  • Bozu: informal way to refer to a boy similar to the English terms of "kid" or "squirt"
  • Senpai/ Sempai: title which suggests that the addressee is one's senior in a group or organization. It is most often used in a school setting, where underclassmen refers to their upperclassmen as "sempai". It can also be used in the workplace, such as when a newer employee addresses an employee who has seniority in the company
  • Kohai: is the opposite of "sempai" and is used towards underclassmen in school or newcomers in the workplace. It connotes that the addressee is of a lower station
  • Sensei: literally meaning "one who has come before", this title is used for teachers, doctors, or masters of any profession or art
  • -[Blank]: is usually forgotten in these lists, but it is perhaps the most significant difference between Japanese and English. The lack of honorific means that the speaker has permission to address the person in a very intimate way. Usually only family, spouses, or very close friends have this kind of permission. Known as yobisute, it can be gratifying when someone who has earned the intimacy starts to call one by one's name without the honorific. But when that intimacy hasn't been earned, it can be very insulting.
Dinner with my Kitten

“Kitten, I’m home!”, I say as I walk into the house. I know she is around, we were supposed to go out for dinner. “Daddy!” she says as comes down the stairs to give me a hug. I love the way she wraps her arms around me to give me a big hug, her body pressing into mine. “How was your day kitten? Did you have a good time at work?” I ask, knowing she likes to tell me all that she has done through the day, even though she holds a senior position at her company. She gives me  her daily update, while I look at her appreciatively. She is still wearing the clothes I picked out for her this morning, and she looks mighty fine in them!

Tonight is date night, and I was planning on keeping us out late, so I asked her if she has gone pee-pee yet. She blushes, and says not yet. “Good girl kitten, we are going to have a long night out! I would like you to wear your cute pink top, and your short black skirt. I would like my girl to be good and hold it, but its going to be a long night, so would you like me to put a diaper on you?” She blushes again, replying “I am a big girl Daddy, I can hold it!” I smile, realizing that this evening is going to be fun!

I let her take her clothes out of her closet, and then I undress her slowly. I love taking the clothes of her body, watching her skin reveal itself. I put a fresh pair of panties on her, my hands tracing her hips. I don’t like her wearing a bra, so I pull her top on, playfully pulling her nipples while she squeals. I enjoy the tips of her nipples poking out of her shirt, tempting, but mine. I put her skirt on, asking her again if she wants a diaper. She refuses, saying she does not need to pee, and will be fine till after dinner.

We head out for dinner, and as I drive, I steal glances over at my kitten. I like looking at her legs, smooth and bare, extending out from under her skirt and going on forever. I brush my hand against knee, watching her smile her cute smile at me, knowing she is mine.

We get to our restaurant, and have a wait for our table. We buy a couple of drinks at the bar, and settle in. As I talk to her, I see her a get a little fidgety, but I ignore it. I know the evening has just begun. As I sit next to her at the bar, I tease her, and play with her hair, knowing she likes it. I love sitting next her, my knee against her thigh, contact so fleeting, yet so intimate. She leans into me, letting me hold her like the kitten that she is, and my hand ever so gently brushes the front of her top. I feel her nipples stiffen, and she notices me staring, giggling softly.

I watch as she crosses her legs, and I know her bladder is getting full. She is trying to be a big girl and not complain about it, but I know the signs, and I wait patiently. “May I go pee-pee Daddy? I really have to go!” she asks, eyes lowered, midway through her second drink. “No kitten, remember, you said you would be able to hold it like a big girl!” I reply, stroking her back. At that moment our waitress comes to the bar and tells us our table is ready.

I had requested a booth, and I made sure to sit next to her, just to be close to her. I loved the smell of her body so close to mine, it was something that could turn me on blindfolded. As we sit down, she slips a hand between her legs, wanting to help herself hold, but I reach down and gently move her hand back onto the table. “Now, now, kitten, be a big girl. Remember the only person you are allowed to hold when you are outside is Daddy.” She smiles and reaches over under the table and squeezes me. Her touch causes me to inhale sharply, as I react immediately, swelling in her hand. She giggles again, squeezes me harder, and puts her hand back on the table.

I gently reach around and squeeze her, and I feel her thighs press together as she tries to hold her pee in. “Daddy, I really have to go, its very bad” she says, but I remind her that we just about to start dinner, and she needs to wait. She pouts, but listens to me and tries to carry on with our conversation normally. I can see her legs bounce, and I can help but be turned on even more by her predicament. I drag my fingers up her inner thigh, making her jump. “Don’t do that Daddy, I really have to pee, and you will make me pee my panties!” she complains. I smile and remind her that I told her to wear a diaper, and as she refused, so she needs to be able to hold it.

As we start to eat, her fidgeting starts to get worse, and she suddenly reaches down and grabs herself. “Daddy, I am about to leak, I am sorry!” she says, looking into my eyes. I smile, and pull her to me, my hand encircling her waist, and replacing her hand on her pussy. “Daddy loves you very much kitten, and nothing will change that, you know that, right?” I ask, as I gently squeeze. She nods, trying her best to hold on, but I feel her struggling.  

I pull her closer, wanting to put her on my lap and cradle her. “Its alright kitten, Daddy’s here” I whisper, my hand pushing against her bladder. I hear a small moan escape her lips, and feel her warm pee start to escape her. “I am so sorry Daddy” she says. I press harder, smiling, and I feel a second squirt hit my hand. I start to rub her pussy through her wet panties, hiding it the best I can from everyone else. She quickly covers her face with hands, because she knows anyone who looks at her will know what is happening. I listen to her breath quicken, and she drops one hand to slow me down.

“Please Daddy, I will cum, please stop” she begs. “If I cum I will pee myself, and won’t be able to stop!” I move her hand over to my lap, and she automatically grabs hold of me through my pants and starts to squeeze. Knowing she is so close to letting go has made me very sensitive. I keep going, pushing her to the edge. “Please Daddy, please!” she whimpers, but as I push, she goes over the edge. I feel her body go rigid and she starts to squeeze me faster and faster. I feel the first squirt of pee, and know she is losing control. As the stream intensifies, she grips me tight and I start to cum. I quickly kiss her to hide my orgasm as I squirt into my pants feeling her pee flow into my hands. She empties her bladder as I finish, and we both look at each other and smile. I quickly drop the cash for our meal on the table, and we leave, her wet skirt clinging to her butt, me wet at the front, and the two of us feeling ecstatic!

Welcome to BigHit: Chapter 1

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Word Count: 2.9K

Genre: Fluff

Character: Jimin + Reader

Summary:  Music was everything for you and you finally had the opportunity to show the world what you got. However, your trainee days still lied ahead of you. What you weren’t expecting was for your entire life to turn upside down because of the performance of one song.

A/N: Alright so this was not on my updates post but it was kind of a last minute decision. I have the majority of this fic already written so I saw no harm. I hope you guys enjoy and feel free to leave feedback!

Rapping, dancing, and singing. All three of these things had come easy to you. As a small girl you grew up singing musicals with your parents and learning how to dance along with them in elementary school. When you got older and as time went by you got into the cooler things, rapping to yourself with your headphones on when you were in your bedroom and even practicing loads of different of dances. Your entire life revolved around music and you practically breathed music. There wasn’t a place you went that you didn’t have your iPod with you and your headphones in your ears. So of course it was only natural for you to audition for an entertainment company, your mind set on making an impact in the musical world.

There had been two companies that you had auditioned for and had turned you down because you were “not what we are looking for right now.” It had hurt, of course it had but you had soldiered through the pain and had auditioned to one more company; BigHit Entertainment. They had welcomed you readily and with open arms. They explained the contract thoroughly and made sure everything was understood and within two weeks you had moved into the dorms. Now you were two weeks into your new life as a trainee and you knew you had made the right decision.

You had started off with vocal training and you spent your days with a teacher, testing your voice, pushing the limits, finding strengths, and even finding weaknesses. Your skills were being professionally honed and even you couldn’t believe how much better you already were. It kept you with high spirits and a smile on your face every day. Knowing you had the full support of your parents as well was something that gave you the push you needed.

“Alright. I think I have a song that would be good to test your range and your vocal control with.” The vocal coach’s voice pulled you out of your memories as he made his way back over to you. “It’s one of our own and I want you to take it and practice it today, you can stay in here if you like, and if everything goes well with the song tomorrow I want to see how you do when recording.”

“Okay. I will practice hard.” You gave your coach a smile and bowed before taking the paper that he held out to you.

“Good. I will see you tomorrow then.” With that he gave you a pat on the shoulder and left, his silent encouragement leaving you beaming.

You glanced down at your paper and looked at the title. No way. You turned the paper over to see if there had been another song printed on the back of this one or something. There had to be a mistake, how on earth were you going to be able to sing this song? You never even sang it on your own before.

Lie. Park Jimin, your senior in this company and quite frankly one of your inspirations. BTS were legends and they were all this company talked about. You didn’t blame them of course because the group was truly incomparable to any other group before. But whispers in the halls had led you to the fact that Park Jimin was someone who deserved to be admired. There were stories of how dedicated to his work he was. Stories of him in the practice room dancing at all hours of the night, even stories of his voice filling the hallways as he constantly worked to improve his singing.

BTS hadn’t even been here the two weeks you had come, they had been out on tour for months already, at least the calendar posted in one of the training rooms said so. You were nervous for the day you would meet them though. Even though it was inevitable. Were you going to make a fool of yourself in front of them? You couldn’t compare to any of them in talent and the thought of seeing them in person made your stomach twist in knots.

You bit into your lip and stared at the sheet music in your hands. You were going to have to do it one way or another so you might as well just start. The practice room you were in had a small stereo in the corner and it was used often when people were practicing with instrumental music. You didn’t have that right now so you were going to have to sing along with the actual song as practice.

Line by line you read over the words in the song, making sure you had the words correct. It would be embarrassing beyond belief if you said a wrong word when singing it. The music suddenly filled your ears the crackling of the music first sounding and then immediately the sound of the violins playing. The music grew in intensity fast and you put the paper down to just listen.

His voice filled the small practice room, the clear way he sang sent chills down your spine. The music was loud and it encompassed you completely. You listened as he dropped to a husky voice and the music followed, the way it played drew out his voice and brought it forward. Suddenly the song exploded and his voice picked back up immediately. You had heard him sing high notes before and they were really impressive, however this impressed you more. The song showcased his range beautifully and you shook your head. There was definitely no way you would be able to do this song justice. The song had been made perfectly for him.

The song ended kind of abruptly but it was beautifully ended anyways. His voice faded out and the music was all that was left until suddenly it wasn’t. The song was impressive and you couldn’t help but think that if you weren’t going to be singing along to it you would have thought it was your new favorite song. You sighed to yourself and turned the music on once again, turning it down a little and locking your eyes on the sheet music.

You let your voice drift out easily, just singing along without much effort in order to see how you wanted to sing the song and see what fit your voice. You wavered in some places, the sudden shift in pitch throwing you off a bit. You made a quick note on your sheet music and continued.

Hours must have passed because by the time you had felt confident enough that your coach would approve night had fallen outside. Inside this practice room it was almost as if time had stopped, in here you could go for hours and only think of it as minutes. You lifted your arms above your head, bending backwards in hopes to cure the stiffness that plagued your body like never before. God how you would love to be able to dance right now.

A soft knock on the door made you jump. You stared at the frosted window trying to figure out who it could be. You assumed it was another trainee wanting to use the room. You rushed over to the door and pulled it open. For some reason the door was a heavy door and you had to use your foot to keep it propped open.

“I’m sorry. I’ll be out in a few-” You cut your sentence off short as you locked eyes with the person outside your door.

“Hello, I heard we got a new trainee recently and I just got back from tour. I wanted to know if you wanted to eat something.” Jimin’s voice was just as lovely as you had thought it would be. “I just noticed that you hadn’t come out all day. I didn’t mean to interrupt anything.” He held up a plastic bag, food containers and coffee carefully placed to prevent spillage.

“Oh. I…” What did someone say in a situation like this? “No I haven’t eaten yet.” Jimin was quick to react, his hand pushing open the door easily as he made his way into the room.

You let the door close as you watched him walk in, his stride confident and smooth. He placed the bag down on the table and you took your time to admire him. The cameras honestly didn’t do his justice. Up close and in person he looked much better. His thighs were a lot more defined, his hair seemed softer than it did in the camera and his skin was slightly more tan than it normally came off to be.

“I know you are new and everything but you should still know that you have to eat.” He turned to face you then, a pair of chopsticks in his hand as he directed them towards you. You moved to him and took them from his hand. “You have to be healthy in order to get through the training years. Though you can never be sure how long you will be a trainee.”

“You talk as if you have been down that road before.” You sat down on the stool across from him, your eyes skimming the food he had brought.

“I have. But it was after training when the fans were saying I was chubby.” He lifted his shoulders in a shrug and started to eat himself as you sat there wide eyed.

“Your own fans?” His smile was a wonderful thing to see, it changed his face completely, his plump lips stretching across his face but still somehow plump. His eyes getting smaller as his cheeks lifted along with his smile.

“Yeah. But it’s in the past, my fans have started telling me to eat more now.” He shook his head. “What they don’t know is that I eat constantly.” The short deep chuckle that filled the air afterwards was almost musical. His smile remained even after he was done laughing and you couldn’t help but smile back.

“It’s nice that you have such a positive mentality about it.” You reached out and finally started eating, shoving a dumpling into your mouth. The fresh dumpling had your mouth water as you ate it, the savory taste lingering on your tongue after you had swallowed. You were going to have to ask him where he got these from.

“Of course. I’m not going to hold a grudge against my fans. Not after all they have done for us. I’m nothing without them.” There was a sense of despondency mixed with his words and you couldn’t help but interrupt.

“That’s not true. You would still be just as talented and I’m sure you are a wonderful person. Never dismiss your talent. You are known around the world because of your talent. They are your fans because of your talent. Without your fans you would still be you, just a you that is still searching.” His head didn’t move as his eyes glanced up at you. You looked away and distracted yourself with eating so your face wouldn’t heat up in embarrassment. It was obvious that he was still staring because he didn’t continue to eat.

“You really think that?”

“Of course I do. You’re one of the most talented people I know. You all are.” You stopped eating and glanced up at him again. He was smiling brightly at you, his eyes almost disappearing completely.

“Oh the boys are going to like you. You should meet them soon.” You let out a small laugh at that and shook your head.

“I’m sure you guys are busy enough. I don’t need to be taking up your time with something as silly as meeting you guys.” He said something back but it was really short and you had no hope in trying to understand what he had said. You assumed he was chastising you because he was also shaking his head. “No really though. You guys are super busy. I saw your schedule in the practice room.”

“Well technically you’re taking up my time already by eating with me.” He looked smug now and a chuckled forced it’s way past your lips.

“You’re the one that is taking up my time. You stopped my practice. You came into the room and you offered me the food.” His finger shot out and pressed against your lips.

“Fine. Then let’s just say we are on a break soon and you can meet them then if you are so adamant on not wasting our time.” You gave him a look then, not daring to talk with his finger still against your lips. “You said it first. Not me.” He finally pulled his finger away and instead of talking again you ate.

The both of you sat in a comfortable silence as you ate and you were grateful once again to be part of this company. Everyone here had treated you with absolute respect and welcomed you openly. You went as far as believing that some people even considered you part of the small family. This wasn’t the biggest company and you knew that but the size didn’t matter for them. What mattered here were the people and you thought to yourself that you were glad to have been turned down by the other two companies. Who knows what your life would have been like.

“Thank you for the food. But I have to ask. How long exactly were you watching me?” You peered up at the man in front of you, his face having turned a dull shade of pink. The tan skin masking the majority of his embarrassment.

“I wasn’t exactly watching you. I passed by a couple of times the past three hours. I only noticed that it was the same person because you kept playing my song. I wanted to know why my song was playing so I peeked in once. Then the coach passed by and said you had been in there all day.” He fell silent and lifted his shoulders in a shrug. Every move this guy made seemed perfect to you. Maybe because he was a professional dancer he just did everything gracefully. Graceful hip hop. You burst into laughter at your own thought and covered your mouth, muffling your laugh with your hand.

“Oh my god.” You bent over in your own laughter and closed your eyes, trying to calm down. The image itself was hilarious to you. Jimin on stage doing a modern dance to a hardcore hip hop song.

“Why are you laughing that much? It wasn’t that funny was it?” His voice was filled with his laughter as he spoke, deep and spurred on in the depths of his chest by your own laughter. There were moments of his laugh that grew higher in pitch and you latched onto those small giggles.

“I’m so sorry. I just had a thought while you were talking.” You sucked in a deep breath and uncovered your mouth. “I kept thinking that you moved gracefully. With that thought somehow I got the image of you doing modern dance to a hip hop song and the image was pretty funny.”

There was a short pause. A brief moment of silence that blew through the air like a brisk autumn wind. Then suddenly his laughter rung out. A full body laugh that had him leaning backwards, his hand over his mouth as he threw his head back and laughed. You loved watching him and a wide smile spread across your face. The way he laughed with complete abandon made your heart skip a beat. In that moment you couldn’t help but wonder if anyone had called this man beautiful before.

“Wow. That is a funny image. Thank you for that, I needed a good laugh.” It had taken him a while to calm down, his breathing returning to normal slowly before he spoke to you. His laughter still rung in your ears and you found yourself never wanting it to fade. Park Jimin was truly the most pleasant person to be around in your opinion.

“Thank you. I’ll be here all year.” You swept your arm around the room and was pleased to hear him laugh again. It wasn’t the full body laugh it was before but the sound of it still sent your heart slamming into your chest as if it was trying to rip itself out of your body and throw itself into his lap. Of course that would be a mortifying act but you couldn’t help yourself. That seemed to happen a lot in the short time you had been around him, your body acted on it’s own accord and there was nothing you could do to stop it.

“It was great to meet you but I have practice with the boys. An idol never sleeps.” He stood up from his chair and straightened out his pants. “I’ll see you around sometime yeah?”

“Of course. Got no where better to be.” It was true. Your entire life was in the company building now and you would gladly spend you days in the halls and the rooms of this building, tucked away in your own sanctuary.

“Good.” He didn’t say anything else but he gave you a warm smile and waved at you before turning to leave. You waited till the thud of the heavy wooden door sounded through the room before you slumped in your chair. How on earth did you just survive a dinner with a member of BTS? Beside that it was Jimin himself.

You smiled to yourself as you started to clean up the meal. The idea of singing his song tomorrow for your coach was still nagging at you and if anything you had welcomed the distraction. Tomorrow was a new day. The only thing you could hope for was that you didn’t mess up the song in any way.

its my grandma’s memorial service on monday and I drew this for the front of the order of service.

the last proper conversation I had with her was in september, before I went to canada; she wanted me to know that whilst she’d not exactly been subtle about the fact that she wanted our stay in canada to be temporary, she was also very glad I was doing it. she told me that when she left school, she had a life all lined up for her - an easy job in a catering company, and a young man interested in courting her with the obvious intent of marriage. and then, out of the blue, she got a job offer somewhere down south, a much more senior job in a company where she’d have a better chance of advancement. she told me she realised right then that if she stayed in yorkshire, took the easy job and married the young man, she’d never leave yorkshire. she wanted to see the world, so she took the other job, left her beloved sheffield, moved down south and shortly after met my grandad, who she would later tour the world with. 

she was a pretty boss lady who fought several different kinds of cancer tooth and nail for over a decade. probably the most stubborn person I have ever known…but also incredibly gentle, kind, and generous. she kept a splotchy biro drawing I did of my proposed world book day outfit that I drew on the back of a napkin when I was thirteen (I was going to be an emo fairy…don’t look at me like that…) pinned on the back of her kitchen door like a work of art, so I know she’d be well chuffed with this. rest in peace, grandma.

and now y’all can remember her too. 

anonymous asked:

Since their performance @ the mamas I really want to get into monsta x~What are their personalities like? I've seen some shows but do you have any fav interviews? Blogs to rec? Sorry if this is kinda long!!

It’s not a problem at all! I’m happy to answer anything you have to ask about them, and I’m really glad more people are starting to get into them ^^ Hope this helps you somewhat~

The members (in order of oldest > youngest):

Shownu (Full name: Son Hyunwoo) - Leader of the group, the best dancer (you can check out some of his performances on Hit The Stage here, here, and here); also a great vocalist (his solo performance from No Mercy). The members call him the “dad” of the group, and he has a very relaxed demeanor most of the time. Laid back and doesn’t get scared easily (he once jumped off a 63-floor high tower because he wanted to). He’s also kind of awkward and shy sometimes, but very sweet once you get to know him. Very reliable as a leader, and cares for his members a lot ;u; Actually really really cute. Nicknamed ‘robot’; often compared to a teddy bear. Also, his eye smile is super adorable :’3

Wonho (Full name: Shin Hoseok) - Vocalist, charismatic stage persona; has a ‘sexy’ image as an idol, but in reality, is the fluffiest sweetest person ever ;-; Is extremely caring and sensitive; expresses his love for his members, fans, and family a lot (he personally helped his mom open a cafe after debuting ;;). Always makes sure to thank every single person, including every staff member ;; Very hardworking (also produces his own songs). The ultimate cheesiest dork (once took a cookie monster doll on a date). His one true love is ramen. His smile could make flowers grow :’)

Minhyuk (Full name: Lee Minhyuk) - Vocalist, bright and cheerful personality, a literal sunshine angel, the group’s “moodmaker”. Likes skinship with others and is very affectionate :’) Often compared to a puppy (nicknamed ‘Minmungie’). Loves Monbebes so much ;; (spent days perfecting calligraphy to show to fans to accompany a solo stage, worked on an entire exhibit for fans with Kihyun); admitted to often searching up things about Monsta X on SNS :’) Very caring and supportive of the other members; so full of love for everyone <3 “Jack of all trades”; once scored 3 consecutive tens in archery at ISAC (wow).

Kihyun (Full name: Yoo Kihyun) - Main vocalist, “hamster”, honestly has one of the nicest voices (OTL), named one of Starship’s top vocalists by many of his company seniors. Small and savage (remember when he threw confetti at Yoongi?), but also really caring at heart ;-; Often very cheesy when it comes to Monbebes (X,X,X). Sometimes tries to act cute (he’s naturally cute okay ;u;) or romantic, but gets super embarrassed afterwards. Also often called the “king of bluffing”. Loves kids, Gudetama, and fried chicken :3 Is called the ‘mom’ of the group because he cooks/cleans and wakes everyone up in the morning (nags at the members, especially Hyungwon, lmao). He sang for a few drama OSTs (X,X). Some performances you should check out: Hyeya (iconic performance from No Mercy T_T), Moon of Seoul (sings this song every chance he gets haha) on Masked Singer, Runaway Baby, etc.

Hyungwon (Full name - Chae Hyungwon) - Vocalist, talented dancer (choreographed this and danced it w/ Wonho and Shownu), model, “poet”, good at acting (he has a role in an upcoming webdrama!). The members once said that he looks like he walked out of a manga. Is known for being very handsome, but is also the biggest meme (a Brazilian political party even once used a vine of him as a meme). Might seem cool and laid back at first, but he’s actually extremely dorky <3 Known for his praying mantis dance and sleeping a lot. The other member of MX’s sass duo (along with Kihyun). The actual sweetest towards fans ;;;

Jooheon (Full name: Lee Jooheon) - Rapper, extremely talented (was the highest ranking for the majority of No Mercy, collaborated with professionals even before debut), charismatic stage persona - but also known for his cuteness ^-^ Seriously, he is the king of aegyo and all things cute ;u; Famous for his “kkukkukkakka” aegyo. The most easily scared member. Also a very talented composer; very passionate about music and the things he writes about in his lyrics (this song he wrote for his grandmother speaks out beyond the scope of words;;). Some other performances: Yessir (solo from No Mercy), duet with #Gun, SMTM (X,X), Get Low w/ MadClown, etc.

I.M (Full name: Lim Changkyun) - Maknae (that “doesn’t seem like the maknae”), rapper, known for his distinctive deep voice (and his iconic line “I am what I am”). Seems serious and quiet at first, but in actuality is the biggest dork. Multilingual. A total meme, but also super adorable and puppy-like (nicknamed “Kkukkungie”). Very very sweet and thoughtful ;; Had to deal with a lot of difficulties to get where he is now, but he persevered and worked so hard to overcome those  ;~;

In summary, they’re all such kind and hardworking people, who love their fans so much (to go so far as to dress up as doctors at fanmeetings and listen to fans’ problems), who never tire of expressing their love for their supporters, are always respectful and humble, and continue to work to do their best at everything, despite whatever obstacles they encounter ;~;

**As for shows (idk what you’ve already seen), these are the essentials:

  • Right Now (aka one of the greatest things ever bestowed upon the fandom)
  • No Mercy (their predebut survival show - I’d recommend watching something light and funny after this ;~;)

Other Shows/Interviews:

V App/Official Channel Videos:

Some of my favorite performances:

Some other things you should check out:

Please stan these lovely dorks ♡ You won’t regret it :’)

侵食レンアイ (Shinshoku Renai)

Bullet must really be into yanderes these days, because the theme of their newest series, comprised of three volumes, will revolve around relationships that become warped in some way—whether it’s due to jealousy, obsession, or plain desire. ( • v • );;

The synopses will follow under the cut.

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anonymous asked:

Hello ^^ I was wondering if taeyong would prefer younger or older girls in your opinion? And also could I get a scenario of you and taeyong dating and it's like really angsty thank you ^^ any characters included and story background is fine ^^

This is an older request but I hope you’re still with us! So sorry for the long wait ;; To answer your question, I really feel like Taeyong could go either way (younger or older). Taeyong strikes me as a person who would fall for someone who he feels a “spark” with rather than looking for someone who fits his standards/type. I don’t think age really matters to him, although at his current age, I don’t think he’d date someone in high school but probably someone who is around his own age (1-3 years age gap? whether it be older/younger!) but yeah I don’t know, I don’t really get the feeling that he prefers older/younger girls for some reason! Anyhow, without further ado, here’s the angsty scenario! Hope it’s angsty enough, haha. 


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You sat on the couch in a pair of jeans and a cropped black sweater. You ran your fingers through your long flowy black hair, full of frustration before returning to your position with your arms crossed.

Your favourite red lip tint that you put on earlier had faded within the two hours you waited for Taeyong. 

You hadn’t seen him in weeks due to his busy schedule. Only yesterday, you received a short text from him saying he would have time to see you tomorrow night.

Whenever the two of you met up, it would be at your flat. When the two of you dated while he was a trainee, dating in public would be minimal. Since his debut, the two of you had never had even one date outside of your home.

You rubbed your tired eyes, no longer caring if you smudged the makeup you were wearing. Truthfully, you weren’t even sure why you even wore makeup anymore. It’s not like the two of you would be going out.

As the clock struck twelve, you decided that you had enough.

You stood up from the couch and walked towards your bedroom when you heard the jingling of keys and the familiar sound of the door unlocking.

Taeyong entered your flat wearing a black cap with a matching black zip-up hoodie and jeans, a long puffy down jacket draped over his shoulders.

You were overwhelmed with feelings as he dropped his backpack off to the side and took off his cap, greeting you with a quick nod.

“Sorry I’m late. It was difficult getting here without getting caught.”

The way his voice sounded so nonchalant further incited your anger. 

You hadn’t known how long it had been since you felt this way, but it no longer seemed like you and Taeyong were an item.

In fact, you felt as if he had to force himself to make time for you every couple weeks.

“Then you have something to celebrate about. Since it’s going to be your last time coming here.”

You turned to Taeyong and held your hand out.


He stayed silent but you could tell with his steely cold eyes that he was mad.

“You’re throwing a fit ‘cause I’m late?”

You crossed your arms.

“Every time we meet up, you’re either late or you don’t show up. You might as well not come over.”

You tried to walk to your room, but after you took a few steps you felt his arm reach out to grasp yours.


You turned around to look at him, his sharp gaze still intact.

“Do you know how many times we’ve gone out since you debuted?”

He stayed silent.

“None. Not even once.”

You laughed sarcastically.

“I don’t think I’ve even been out ten times with you in the two years we’ve been together. Can we really call this dating?”

Although you didn’t want to seem weak, your voice cracked at your last sentence. You felt Taeyong’s grip loosen as his gaze softened.

He let go of your arm as he brought his hand down to hold your own.

“Let’s go.”

You looked up at him.

“Let’s go out.”

He smiled at you faintly before cracking into a smile, breaking into a small run towards the entrance.

You didn’t even have time to grab a coat as you fervently slipped on your shoes and Taeyong grabbed his cap from the floor.

Instead of taking the elevator the two of you took the stairs, sharing a smile every now and then as you excitedly breathed in the frigid winter air as soon as the door opened.

Although the two of you were just running down the empty streets late at night hand-in-hand, it was an exhilarating experience for you.

Taeyong had always been a meticulous person. Every decision he made, he thought over first. For him to go out with you so spontaneously, without making previous plans made you feel important, as if he placed your feelings over his situation.

The two of you finally slowed down as you came across the cafe you used to frequent when the two of you first started dating. It was one that you had fond memories of, being one of the only cafes in the neighbourhood to open late.

You took a seat while Taeyong went up to the counter to order.

Staring at his backside brought back many memories. Even from under his cap, you could tell he was contemplating which drink to get for himself, whether it be his favourite yogurt smoothie or strawberry milkshake. For you, it would always be iced chocolate frappé.

You frowned slightly when he walked over with an americano for himself and your regular iced chocolate frappé, as he took a seat in front of you.

“You drink americano now?”

He nodded, holding the hot drink in his hand. 

“I got used to it, helps keep me up.”

You nodded, taking a sip of your drink.

There were few words exchanged but you felt happy to be out with him. You were thankful that there weren’t many people in the cafe and the two of you could relax.

As you told him about what was going on in your life recently, he chuckled and leaned over to wipe your under-eye area lightly with his thumb.

You lifted your phone up to glance at your reflection, totally forgetting about the smudged makeup from earlier.

You stood up, excusing yourself from the table.

“I’ll be right back.”

Taeyong nodded as he looked out the window, taking another sip of his americano.

After making an effort to clean up your under-eye area, you combed through your hair with your fingers and smiled at your reflection before leaving the restroom.

As you walked back over to the table, you noticed a girl standing near Taeyong.

She was shorter than you and had dyed hair up in a ponytail, wearing a matching cap.

Although she was turned away from you, you noticed she was one of Taeyong’s seniors at the company. 

To avoid making it awkward for Taeyong, you decided to walk over to the magazine stand nearby before returning to your seat.

“I didn’t know you would be out late at this time, weren’t you promoting last week?” The girl spoke in a friendly voice as Taeyong chuckled quietly. 

“Yeah, we have this week off although I’ll still be at practice. How about you?”

She raised up the drink she had in hand.

“Just grabbing some caffeine before heading back to train.”

You heard her soft laughter. 

“Unlike a certain someone, we don’t have time to fall in love.”

Your ears suddenly perked up. Was she referring to you and Taeyong?

You heard him clear his throat.

“Yeah I know what you mean.”

You heard her bring her voice down a level.

“Hmm? Wasn’t that girl earlier your girlfriend? The two of you looked pretty cute together.”

You heard him laugh in response and your heart skipped a beat, anticipating his answer.

“That was my cousin. I’m not dating anyone at the moment.”

You felt your jaw tightening out of anger. You felt as if the last two years with Taeyong had been a lie.

How did he truly feel about you all this time?

Even if he might have started out having feelings for you, how long has it been since those feelings were no longer present?

You heard the girl apologize for the misunderstanding as she bid goodbye to him.

You took a deep breath, walking over to the table.

Taeyong was taking a sip of his americano as you hastily took your phone from the table and turned to leave.

He immediately sensed that something was wrong and he stood up.

“_________, where you going?“ 

He spoke in an abrupt tone but in a low voice.

You had wanted to leave without saying a word, but your temper won over as you turned to him.

"You know what? I never knew you were such a good liar until today.”

You swung open the door of the cafe to leave as you heard him mutter profanities under his breath.

“__________, wait.”

As you walked down the road, you could hear his breath hitch as he ran to catch up to you.

You knew that he spoke tacitly to avoid attracting any attention.

Even now, his image was still his priority.

Although you heard him call out your name a couple times, you didn’t respond.

It seemed he had enough when he shouted your name once in a loud voice.

You stopped in your tracks briefly when you felt him latch on to your wrist and the two of you stepped into a quiet alley.

You turned to look at him, trying to perfect your look of pure hatred to mask your pain, as you found yourself staring into his intense gaze.

“Just listen. It’s not what -”

“How is it not what I think?” You cut him off abruptly.

“I heard you say it on my own. That I was your cousin and you weren’t dating anyone.”

“__________, you know how it is…”

You shoved him away as he lost hold of your wrist.

“Do you think I’m an idiot? Aren’t you saying that just so you could date others? And then eventually you’ll stop meeting with me and pretend I never existed.”

You glared at him and tried to walk away, but he slammed his hands against the wall so that you wouldn’t leave.


You started to get teary when you saw his glossy eyes.

A small part of you felt guilty for accusing Taeyong, but your pride held you back from apologizing.

“You know I’m a straightforward person. If I didn’t love you I wouldn’t date you for two years and take the risk of meeting you.”

“But I can’t keep living a lie forever Taeyong…”

A tear fell down your face as Taeyong held you in his arms.

“It won’t be too long. Please don’t give up on us… I can’t lose you.”

You wanted to hug him back, but you knew that if you did you would never be able to let go.

“Do you promise?”

Taeyong continued to hold you but didn’t speak just as you expected.

You chuckled bitterly.

“I know you won’t make promises you can’t keep.”

You pushed him back lightly, only enough to get out of his hold.

You looked up briefly at Taeyong to see tears running down his face.

Now that you realized it, this was the first time you had seen him cry.

Although you had many fights in the past, he had never shed a tear.

“I’m sorry.” He whispered under his breath and held onto your arm gently.

“Can I at least walk you home?”

You patted him on the arm, knowing that you could easily give in if he stayed next to you any longer.

“I’ll be fine.”

You turned away from him.


You looked up at the dark night sky to keep your tears from falling.

You heard him unzip his jacket, and he proceeded to place it on you slowly.

“At least take this.”

You felt yourself choke up to the point that if you were to speak a word, you would have broken down right in front of him.

Without turning back you walked away from him, bursting into a brisk run as soon as you were out of the alley.

You had reached the last intersection as the traffic light turned red, forcing you to stop.

As Taeyong’s scent from his jacket reached you, you felt your legs grow weak as you let yourself fall to the floor, letting go all you held in.

You bawled loudly as you veiled your face with your hands.

Everything was over just like you wanted… but why did it hurt so much to know that Lee Taeyong was now nothing but a stranger to you?

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Thank you to everyone who participated in the callbacks for the Triple Threat Casting auditions! The display of talent showcased during auditions was incredible to see, and So Jiseob is proud to welcome these hopefuls into the company.

Royal Entertainment would like to offer contracts to the following people:

Please review the contract on the company page and submit a signed copy to the company before the end of Friday, June 16th, EST to begin your training. If you choose to reject the contract, send a notice to the company as well. You can read up on how to get started as a trainee here; any questions can be directed to Head Mod Carly or any of the Mods, and the senior trainees at the company can also help you get settled. Congratulations and good luck! 


“Body Love” - Mather Dance Company, senior open large group, 3rd place and a Grand Slam score, American League, Hall of Fame Dance, Ontario CA, April 2016
★ Choreography by Shannon Mather
☆ Dancers ☆ Simone Cameresi, Raegan Kirby, Claire Knoebel, Audrey Lee, (Autumn Miller), Alexis Rosenstrauch, Sarah Shepard, Madelyne Spang, Jessalyn Ward, Calysta Westlake
Body Love ~ Mary Lambert



Thank you to everyone who participated in the callbacks for the Triple Threat Casting auditions! The display of talent showcased during auditions was incredible to see, and Hyun Bin is proud to welcome these hopefuls into the company.

Nova Entertainment would like to offer contracts to the following people:

Please review the contract on the company page and submit a signed copy to the company before the end of Friday, June 16th, EST to begin your training. If you choose to reject the contract, send a notice to the company as well. You can read up on how to get started as a trainee here; any questions can be directed to Head Mod Carly or any of the Mods, and the senior trainees at the company can also help you get settled. Congratulations and good luck!

anonymous asked:

Yesterday I had a really awful thing happening. So I joined a business consultant for the day (I'm on a masters program in London) and there was this really serious business meeting I was allowed to join. So the senior president of the company (that guy is only 30 and got named boss because his daddy owns the company 🙄) asked me "so are you on your bachelors degree?" And I said "no, I'll be done with my master in July." And then he said (in front of everyone) PART 1

“It’s always amazing how women manage to not have to work. Like ‘oh I’ll do a masters degree and then a phd and then I’ll just get pregnant’” and then everyone laughed Sydney! All those business dudes started laughing and I was just so angry because of this fucking sexist. So I boldly shot back “Well, actually I got a job offer in New York last year so I guess the pregnancy part will have to wait” (which is true btw) and so he just looked at me, clearly surprised because he didn’t PART 2
expect that from me. On one hand I was proud that I had the balls to stand up for my career as a women in the industry and I’m glad that I didn’t just sit there quietly. But as stupid as it sound.. I’m still pretty shook. It really hit me that we girls really have to work harder to get to top. Do you think H would be proud? How do you think he would react if his girl made such experiences..? Part 3
GOOD FOR YOOOU I’m so proud of you. Fuck that asshole. That makes me so mad for you.

M or H >> Jr, You

This was requested by wolffoggirl 

I’m so sorry about this request, it had been in my askbox for a year and half now lol I’m really sorry I wanted to write it in a good way but the plot wouldn’t match up with any idea… and… I think I somehow figure how to write it! Even though I’m not sure anyway I hope you will like it and sorry again~ 

P.S >> M or H stands for Mind or Heart

“So about Y/N….” Jinyoung started for the nth time, making Jackson groan in annoyance.

“Seriously, Junior. I told you I’m not talking about her. Forget it.”

“Jackson, I never asked you for a favor before. Just tell me….”

Jackson stood up from the couch that was placed in the practice room. A good scowl was placed over his face.

“Sorry, Junior. Ask me anything else but how to approach her. The answer isn’t with me.” Jackson noticed the hurt look over Jinyoung expression and he groaned again.

Jackson didn’t want to hurt his friend, yet he knew how he wouldn’t be able help him no matter what. “She is about to make her debut, man!! And she is a damn workaholic. I’m doing this as a favor for you, believe me. She doesn’t even think about dating so forget about her. She is not for you”

“She’s your friend!”

“I know, that’s why I’m warning you. Forget her. Look for someone else.”

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KT Entertainment would like to offer contracts to the following people:

Please review the contract on the company page and submit a signed copy to the company before the end of Friday, June 16th, EST to begin your training. If you choose to reject the contract, send a notice to the company as well. You can read up on how to get started as a trainee here; any questions can be directed to Head Mod Carly or any of the Mods, and the senior trainees at the company can also help you get settled. Congratulations and good luck!


We met with WINNER. After the warm sunshine left and when a cool breeze started blowing, WINNER arrived at the studio. “Hello.” With energetic voices and bows, Mino and Seungyoon led the other members into the set. Then, they scattered for a break as some of them filled their bellies with packed meals while others joked with staff members. Truthfully, before we met with WINNER, we had unconsciously bred preconceived notions about them. This was because they were the second boy group after BIGBANG under one of the largest agencies, YG Entertainment, rapper Song Mino left such a strong impression on “Show Me The Money”, Kang Seungyoon and Lee Seunghoon became survival program heroes when they beat incredible competition rates, all of these factors made us feel that they were strict. Above everything, they have such freewheeling and unique artistic expression, different from the cookie cutter-like common idol groups. However, these preconceived notions disappeared within 5 minutes after we started talking. Haughtiness and coldness that is usually found in popular idol groups and good looking idol groups couldn’t be found within WINNER. Rather, they approached us first and joked with us and made fun conversations with light topics. Coincidentally, the day of the photoshoot was the youngest member, Taehyun’s birthday. Before the start of the photoshoot, the other members pretended to have an interview when they were actually having an emergency meeting to prepare for a surprise party, deceiving Taehyun. Watching the members keeping Taehyun in check while exchanging ideas for the surprise party reminded us of their high spirited selves on “Half Moon Friends”. But they were not always mischievous. When talking about music, all five of them were serious and their hot passion and greed for their upcoming album were apparent. Meeting each and every member made us realise how unnecessary preconceived notions are and we were relieved about how quickly the preconceived notions were broken. This helped in getting close to their true selves and in conveying them truthfully… The most impressionable point during the interview was how the members countlessly mentioned the word, “winner”. The dictionary definition of “winner” is “An individual who achieves great success in a difficult world or an individual who seizes dignified victory after proper process and competition!” The five men we met today attained their title of “WINNER” with dignity through their passion and youth. They are not WINNERs just by name. While numerous eyes watched them, they experienced tear-inducing competition against their friends and they have reached this high with difficulty after endless survivals. And in this moment, with their great strengths, they now have the tremendous responsibility of having to protect their name. They laugh while joking around like young children but they already know that it is more difficult to stay at the peak than climbing up to this position. So this is another beginning. “He who wears the crown must bear its weight.”

Q. Today is Mr. Taehyun’s birthday. I’m sorry to have the photoshoot on a day like this.


It’s ok. I didn’t have anything to do anyways. (Laughs) I rarely have parties or do special things because it’s my birthday. It was like this last year as well and all the members do the same. Thank you for holding a surprise party for me with my hyungs.

Q. You’re currently resting but you seem busy. How do you all spend your time?


When we rest, I usually play my guitar. Honestly, I don’t have anything to do other than make music.


I rarely have days that doesn’t have any schedules but when I do rest, I sleep in and then get myself together with coffee. And then I go to the company to work on music.


It’s the same for me. It’s my day-to-day life to go to the company and work on music.


Also, whether we’re asleep or awake, sitting or standing, we think about working on music and our fans. (Laughs) I also go to the company. I work on music as well but as a YG employee, I take part in creating ideas and contents for WINNER’s direction and performances.

Q. Creating ideas and contents for WINNER’s direction… Seeing your tattoo that holds the meaning of WINNER and your fans, Seunghoon’s love for fans is quite special, just as I have heard.


As an idol group member who lives off of love from fans, I think it is something that is greatly natural. My tattoo contains the “W” from WINNER and the “Inner Circle”, the name of our fanclub. And because we are not often on TV broadcasts, I think about how we can show our various sides to our fans. This is just my personal greed.

Q. We can’t not talk about “Half Moon Friends”. How did it feel to take care of children?


It was so tiring when we were taking care of them but watching the show on TV makes me miss them.


That’s right. Watching them on broadcasts makes me miss them more and it’s really fun to see scenes and situations that we didn’t know during the time of the filming.

Q. Who is the best at taking care of children? Which member was most like a dad?


Jinwoo-hyung? One glance from hyung is enough. As expected from a handsome person!

(But all the other members pointed out Seunghoon!)


Seunghoon is the best at taking care of kids. He plays with them well as if he’s their real dad and above everything, I think he communicates with them well.

Q. Since you took care of children for 2 weeks, there must be a child rearing tip you found for yourself.


You need to have the hearts of the children. If you do, they do everything you ask them to do. Because you need to be able to control them. Once this happens, you will feel that the children have deeply fallen for you.


Quickly grabbing the attention of children? You can raise your voice slightly or with some kind of action, make the children focus on something else and then take care of the situation during that time.

Q. Is there a member you have good chemistry with when exchanging music?


I think I am most comfortable when I exchange music with Seungyoon. Because we each have different musical taste, we can look at each other’s works objectively.

Q. The concept of the photoshoot is “faces”, which member has facial parts that you are most envious of?


Seunghoon’s clean and chic eyes.


Seungyoon’s sexy bottom lip!


Jinwoo-hyung’s sideburns that Wolverine would cry to have.


Taehyun’s sleep V-lined chin!


Mino-hyung’s dark skin? (Laughs)

Q. Is there a difference between what WINNER is and the WINNER that is shown to the public?


All of us had hard times preparing to become singers and we all debuted through a survival program. However, the public only remembers our current situation. Above it all, the fact that we are singers under “YG” causes the most influence. We still have such a long way to go but because our company seniors are so greatly talented, people rate us higher than our actual skills.

Q. Wouldn’t that mean that the public’s expectations of WINNER are that much high?


That’s right. However, satisfying those expectations may lead to burden so we are doing our best to be cool about it. Freedom is our strength and our weakness so we try to make music without letting it affect us as much as possible.

Q. When is WINNER’s next album being released?


Actually, there are so many songs that are completed already. However, due to our greed of wanting to make good songs constantly, all of us are absorbed in our respective work. It feels very difficult to produce a result that satisfies the musical preferences of each member, WINNER’s color, our fans’ anticipation, among other factors. We are also very curious about which songs will be included in the album.  

Q. We don’t know what it will be like but if you were to share a spoiler?


Every time we hold a concert, we talk amongst ourselves how we want exciting music that we can enjoy with our fans… But I guess we don’t know, this might change if a good song that has a slow tempo gets released. We really don’t know either. (Laughs)

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