2NE1 released their first studio album “To Anyone” on September 9th. Minzy expressed her gratitude to her friends through a handwritten message in the “Thanks to” section. Among the names mentioned are SNSD’s Sooyoung, Tiffany, Hyoyeon and YoonA.
2NE1 and SNSD are Korea’s top girl groups and they are often seen as rivals. The friendship between Minzy and SNSD which was demonstrated through her “Thanks to” message has garnered much interest among netizens. Besides Sooyoung, Tiffany, Hyoyeon and YoonA, Minzy also thanked f(x)’s members Luna and Amber.
The friendship between Minzy and the 4 Soshi members was developed through a fellowship group for Christians who are in the cultural, media and entertainment industry. They are devout Christians who come together in a small group and conduct prayer meetings regularly. Among those who are also involved in this Christian group are Super Junior’ Siwon and Donghae, Kim Junghwa, Yang Donggeun and Jung Ryowon.
*1st underlined message (top) says “My cute friends, IU and Luna.”
*2nd underlined message (middle) are the names of our girls – Sooyoung, Tiffany, Hyoyeon and YoonA
*3rd underlined message (bottom) is Amber’s name