south korean singer and actress
Ryu. In this korean name, the family name is Ryu Hwa-young ( born April 22, 1993 ), [ 2 ] better known by the mononym Hwayoung, is a south korean actress and singer. She is a erstwhile extremity of confederacy korean girl group T-ara .

biography [edit ]

Ryu Hwa-young was born on April 22, 1993 in Gwangju, South Korea. [ 1 ] [ 2 ] Her older twin sister, Ryu Hyo-young, [ 3 ] is besides a knocker and former extremity of the group Coed School and its sub-group F-ve Dolls. [ citation needed ]

Ryu Hyo-young and Ryu Hwa-young made a node appearance on SBS ‘s assortment display Star King in May 2010. They were both subsequently scouted and recruited by core Contents Media. [ 4 ]

career [edit ]

2010–2012 : T-ara and solo activities [edit ]

core Contents Media originally slated to add Ryu Hyo-young into T-ara as the one-seventh member, but she recommended her twin sister, Ryu Hwa-young. [ citation needed ] In July 2010, it was announced that Ryu Hwa-young would be added into T-ara as spark advance rapper while her baby would be debuting in the newly formed Coed School. [ 5 ] She began promotions as part of T-ara in November 2010 by appearing on the third base season of Hello Baby and promoting their first miniskirt album Temptastic. T-ara held their first performance with Ryu on December 3, through KBS ‘s Music Bank. During her fourth dimension in the group, she participated in the collaboration between Davichi and T-ara for “ We Were In Love ” ( korean : 우리 사랑했잖아 ) in December 2011. [ 6 ] She besides participated in the writing of the knock lyrics of “ Love is All the Same ” ( korean : 사랑은 다 그런거래요 ) by mate labelmate Yangpa. [ 7 ] On July 30, 2012, it was revealed Ryu would no farseeing be a extremity of T-ara. [ 8 ] Despite rumours of a possible hark back to T-ara, [ 9 ] Ryu announced that she would be returning to the music diligence with a newfangled prototype. On September 10, Ryu later participated in the hip-hop and rap event “ open Freestyle Day 2012 ”, announcing that she was looking forward to studying music and finally returning to the industry. [ 10 ] [ 11 ]

2014–present : Acting career [edit ]

On December 15, it was announced that Ryu signed an single sign with Wellmade Yedang and was preparing to debut as an actress. [ 12 ] On December 31, Ryu made an appearance at the “ 2014 Miller Countdown Party ” as a DJ, aboard DJ Koo, Park Myung-soo and TATA, becoming the youngest female disk-jockey to always participate in the consequence. [ 13 ] Ryu debuted as an actress in the two-episode drama especial Mother’s Choice. [ 14 ] She successfully made a transition into acting after receiving praise for her roles in tvN ‘s romanticist comedy Ex-Girlfriends’ Club [ 15 ] and JTBC ‘s coming-of-age play Hello, My Twenties!. [ 16 ] In 2017, she was a function of the ensemble form for weekend drama My Father is Strange. [ 17 ] She was then cast in her first precede role in KBS ‘s crime drama Mad Dog. [ 18 ]

On June 24, 2020, it was announced that Ryu signed a modern shrink with Polaris Entertainment. [ 19 ] Later on September 13, 2021, Ryu terminated her contract with Polaris Entertainment. [ 20 ] On December 9, 2021, Ryu signed a contract with Never Die Entertainment. [ 21 ]

Controversies [edit ]

Inkigayo Wardrobe malfunction scandal [edit ]

Bullying and legal issues [edit ]

On July 28, 2012, respective members of T-ara posted tweets that were purportedly seen to be derisive references to Ryu. [ 22 ] An official announcement regarding these tweets and a “ major announcement about T-ara ” was made July 30, which revealed Ryu would no farseeing be a member of the group. [ 8 ] Following the announcement of her abrupt contract end point with Core Contents Media, rumors of her experiencing severe browbeat by other members of T-ara surfaced throughout the web and the media, which sparked intensifier public interest and controversy. [ 23 ] [ 24 ] Some members of the populace powerfully believed that Ryu was mistreated by the other members of T-ara and her agency, and an outshout by T-ara ‘s fan residential district led to the schedule of a close down, equally well as the abeyance of the members ‘ activities, resulting in a huge blow to the group ‘s popularity. [ 25 ] [ 26 ] In 2017, a erstwhile T-ara staff penis claimed that Ryu and her sister Ryu Hyo-young were the actual bullies in the scandal that plagued T-ara in 2012. [ 27 ] [ 28 ] [ 29 ] [ 30 ] Soon afterwards, more staffers came forwards with accounts that Ryu had been disrespectful to the early members ampere well as stylists, and claimed she had faked how severe an injury was in order to get more sympathy. Ryu initially denied the rumors, but belated admitted parts were true. Following intense backfire, including a flood of veto messages on her sociable media and a reduction of her function in Hello, My Twenties! 2 to a cameo, Ryu deleted her Instagram account. [ 31 ] [ 32 ] [ 33 ]

discography [edit ]

Filmography [edit ]

film [edit ]

television series [edit ]

Variety express [edit ]

Year Title Network Role Notes Ref.
2020 King of Mask Singer MBC Contestant as “Oriental Stork” (Episode 279) [49]

Awards and nominations [edit ]

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