Former IZ*ONE member Kang Hye Won: “People don’t recognize me when I ride the subway to work”
Kang Hye Won, a former member of IZ*ONE, revealed that she often rides subways to work during traffic jams.
On May 30th, the June issues of magazine star1, which features the former IZ*ONE member Kang Hye Won, was released. In her pictorial, the female idol radiates innocent, pure, and lovely charms with her fairy-like appearance, and brightens the atmosphere of the set.
Through an interview conducted after the photoshoot, Kang Hye Won discussed how she has been busy with her activities as a singer, actress, and entertainment personality, as well as shared about the running of her YouTube channel, which was opened after her promotions with IZ*ONE. When asked if there are any activities she wants to focus on in the future, Kang Hye Won replied: “I want to focus on acting and wish to meet fans as soon as possible with a good work.”
Although IZ*ONE has disbanded, Kang Hye Won still maintains a close relationship with all the members, even mentioning her former group when asked about her role model. She also expressed her affections for former groupmates, saying: “They are wonderful friends who I have a lot to learn from.”
The idol is known for her friendliness towards members, even earning nicknames like “handsy member” and “skinship villain”, to such, she responded: “Touch is a sign of friendship, I tend to touch others a lot after getting to know them. “
Unlike her innocent appearance, Kang Hye Won boasts an easy going personality, and surprisingly, often uses public transportation alone. Regarding this, the female idol said: “I take the subway whenever there’s a traffic jam. Even during rush hours, no one would recognize me.”