Jo Yu Ri, “It is true that I failed all auditions except for ‘Squid Game 2’”

Singer-actress Jo Yu Ri revealed a behind-the-scenes story about the casting of “Squid Game 2”.

On August 5th, the Youtube channel “Ggondaehee” uploaded a video titled “Meet the lovely prince of Busan Jo Yu Ri who came by Taxi!”

In the video, Jo Yu Ri introduced herself, saying “I’m currently working as a singer and actress at the same time”. Mentioning her debut through “Produce 48”, she said, “During my trainee days, I failed an audition program then participated in another one and finally got the chance to debut”. She added, “After promoting as a member of IZ*ONE for two and a half years, I debuted as a solo artist”.

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Jo Yu Ri, who is about to release her second mini album “LOVE ALL”, shared, “My hiatus was long since I needed time to reorganize and prepare the album. I had in-depth discussions with the company regarding the next songs I should release and joined various drama meetings”.

In particular, Jo Yu Ri said, “I challenged many auditions”, adding “I failed them all except for one. I remember auditioning twice a week”.

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In fact, the only project that cast Jo Yu Ri is Netflix’s original series “Squid Game 2”. Youtuber Kim Dae Hee applauded her, saying “Is it the ‘Squid Game’ that I know? I heard Season 2 is coming out. You really got cast for it?”. In response, Jo Yu Ri emphasized, “I’m not exaggerating my story. It’s true”.

Source: Naver

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