Sunhwa Discusses Her Role as "Sexy Jenny" in "God's Gift - 14 Days"
Maximiliano VCHK, May 7, 2014, 10:34 a.m.
During an interview with media outlet Ilgan Sports, SECRET's Sunhwa talked about her role in "God's Gift - 14 Days". Her role in the drama is that of "Sexy Jenny", who is a very confident woman who is aware of her sex appeal and also knows how to use it to her advantage. She mainly uses her skills to distract authorities during investigations.
Even though a role like this is very difficult for idols to perform, Sunhwa commented, "Rather than being scared because I was an idol, I was careful because of the sexy character as a whole from the very beginning. Maybe it's because I'd only shown a bright image on variety shows in the past, but I did not think this would suit me. It wasn't just me who responded this way, but also the people around me. Also, trying the sexy character did not seem like it would benefit my character as Sunhwa, so I worried a lot."
In the drama, there is also a scene where she continuously slaps herself in order to appear psychotic at a mental institution during an investigation, which was a very hot topic amongst viewers. Sunhwa said about the scene, "It really hurt. But the more I thought it hurt, the more emotional I became, so I hit myself harder. Even while hitting myself, I wondered if I should cry or hold it in. I held it in while acting, but as soon as I got the OK sign, the tears came out. All of the staff members were surprised. Even after the filming, those feelings did not go away for a long time."
In the final section of the discussion, the interviewer stated that Sunhwa's clothing was much more provocative than what SECRET usually wears for performances. Sunhwa replied, "Ah... Now that I think about it, that's true. However, I did not think they were provocative. They were the style I always liked and I think they might have come off a bit excessive, but were they very provocative? Well, Jenny had to really stand out, so I wore showy outfits to my