BTS Jimin told the story behind his fond memory with popular comedian and host Lee Young Ja on a recent appearance on KBS‘ Hello Counselor.
On March 13th, Jimin talked about the first time he met Lee Young Ja and shared the details of it on the program. He roused curiosity on set when starting the discussion. He teased, “I really wanted to meet Young Ja” before explaining that he did, in fact, meet her in Busan in 1997.
“I was three years old when Young Ja was in Busan for an event. She even held me and praised that I was cute.”
— BTS Jimin
Lee Young Ja also shared her side of the story and confessed that she too remember the incident. She explained that Jimin came with his father at the time and even joked that she could raise him herself.
The story of their first meeting surprised the audience and fellow guests. Jimin participated in the episode with fellow BTS member Jin and entertainer Kim Seung Hye.
Check out this preview of BTS Jimin and Jin on Hello Counselor below!