SEVENTEEN’s Wonwoo has teamed up with Esquire for a solo pictorial!
In his accompanying interview, Wonwoo touched on the distinction between group and particular person actions. He shared, “Once I appeared in Esquire’s November difficulty final yr with Vernon, Mingyu, and S.Coups, I in all probability didn’t say a lot. Since my members all communicate nicely, even when I don’t reply, there aren’t any gaps within the audio.” Laughing, he added, “That’s after I really feel snug.”
Wonwoo continued, “Nonetheless, because it’s simply me at this time, I really feel a way of duty. As everybody’s solely taking a look at me, I maintain considering that I’ve to do nicely.”
After discussing his “Wonwoo’s Diary” content material on SEVENTEEN’s official YouTube channel, Wonwoo was requested what sort of movies he’s most enthusiastic about filming, with out contemplating a price range or schedule. Wonwoo selected music movies and elaborated, “I wish to movie one within the vibe of a brief movie with a narrative.”
He defined, “Once I was engaged on the music ‘Circles’ from our most up-to-date repackaged album ‘SECTOR 17,’ I believed, ‘it will be enjoyable to movie a music video for this.’ Mingyu additionally has plenty of curiosity in movies like me so we talked about filming a music video for the hip hop staff, however we weren’t in a position to make it work.”
As SEVENTEEN has many members and the group is at all times collectively, the interviewer requested Wonwoo whether or not he ever thought of needing time alone. Wonwoo answered, “I undoubtedly have these ideas. Similar to how the household you’ve lived with all of your life has their very own private lives.”
He added, “What’s a reduction is that from the start, we promised to respect one another’s privateness and we’re continuously working to maintain that promise. We’re simply being thoughtful. As we’ve been collectively for over seven years, we’ve reached a degree the place we get a way simply from taking a look at one another. I believe it’s vital to not cross any boundaries.”
When requested about his trick to sustaining a optimistic angle, Wonwoo shared, “It’s not fairly a trick however I believe the largest issue is having lots of people round you who exude good vitality. Clearly not my members, however I barely have any gloomy individuals round me, whether or not that be our dancers or company members. Everybody smiles so much and is type. Even in troublesome moments, an uplifting environment is of course created. That’s why as a substitute of me making an attempt to be optimistic, I believe it’s proper to say that I grew to become that manner due to my surrounding surroundings.”
SEVENTEEN’s fourth studio album “Face the Solar” captures the highly effective message of eager to grow to be the solar. Wonwoo was requested what the solar means to SEVENTEEN on this context, to which he replied, “It means a big and highly effective affect. It comprises the need to grow to be somebody who has a superb affect on many individuals, slightly than simply being well-liked.”
Wonwoo continued, “We’ve labored actually laborious up till now and in consequence have obtained greater than sufficient love, however we won’t settle right here as we wish to develop much more. We’ve plenty of photos we wish to present too. I believe you possibly can have a look at it like that aspiration, ambition, and greed being in comparison with the solar.”
Except for the group’s aspirations, Wonwoo was requested about his private ambitions. He shared, “Making the desires of these round me come true. If the individuals I see on a regular basis are completely happy and having a superb time, I imagine I may even be completely happy. If SEVENTEEN has determined to be the solar, it’s proper that I match their tempo accordingly to shine much more too.”
Lastly, Wonwoo described how he attracts out his future, saying, “It’s laborious to talk [of the future] whereas separating me from SEVENTEEN. As a result of I’ve solely checked out this path since I used to be 16 years outdated. As we went via our contract renewals originally of the yr, I usually thought, ‘a profitable particular person is one who’s long-lasting.’ I believe it will be ideally suited if I may proceed enjoyably selling music. Ideally collectively slightly than alone.”
SEVENTEEN is presently in North America for his or her “BE THE SUN” world tour with upcoming reveals in Fort Value, Chicago, Washington, and extra. Wonwoo’s full interview and pictorial shall be accessible in Esquire Korea’s September difficulty!
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