Red Velvet‘s Seulgi is known for her fiery charisma onstage, but fans know that offstage, she’s the cutest, softest, friendliest bear there is!


With her adorable personality, it’s no surprise that fellow idols are drawn to her as well, and Seulgi’s friend circle is truly star-studded! Here are 9 idols that Seulgi is close friends with!

1. Sunmi

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Sunmi and Seulgi met on the show Secret Unnie in 2018, and have been great friends ever since!

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Seulgi and Sunmi/ JTBC’s “Secret Unnie”

The two are so close, in fact, that Sunmi even penned a song with Seulgi in mind, titled “Secret Tape”.

They also have tons of cute interactions on their respective Instagrams, and are always supporting each other, like true best friends!

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| @miyayeah/ Instagram


2. Idol Drama Operation Team

In 2017, Seulgi was part of a web drama titled Idol Drama Operation Team, where she was part of a girl group called Girls Next Door. Alongside her, other girl group idols included MAMAMOO‘s Moonbyul, Oh My Girl‘s YooA, Lovelyz‘s Sujeong, Jeon Somi, SONAMOO‘s D.ana and Nature‘s Sohee.

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In a radio interview, Seulgi revealed that she’s still close to the members of Girls Next Door, and talks to them quite frequently!

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3. MAMAMOO’s Moonbyul


Although MAMAMOO’s Moonbyul was mentioned earlier, we feel she deserves a mention all on her own!

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Moonbyul and Seulgi are known to be very close friends, with Seulgi even making a special feature in Moonbyul’s debut single “Selfish”!

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They also have tons of interactions on Instagram, showing off their cute friendship, and always visit each other at music shows during comebacks to support one another!

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4. BLACKPINK’s Jisoo

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Seulgi has listed BLACKPINK‘s Jisoo as one of her closest friends many times, and fans live for their adorable interactions!

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They’re always interacting on Instagram, and recently, Jennie and Jisoo even recreated Irene and Seulgi’s dance move from their unit debut song, “Monster”!

Recently, Jisoo and Seulgi again showed off their cute friendship by taking pictures together backstage at Inkigayo, and shared them on their respective Instagram stories!

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| @sooo_yaa/ Instagram story


5. f(x)’s Amber


f(x)‘s Amber and Seulgi have been close friends ever since their trainee days under SM Entertainment! Even after her debut, Amber continued to visit Seulgi while she was a trainee, and hyped her up when Seulgi finally debuted!

They’ve had several interactions on variety shows, and Seulgi even revealed that it was Amber who gave her the nickname “Bear”!

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6. Oh My Girl’s Hyojung

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Oh My Girl‘s Hyojung is another idol who Seulgi is extremely close to! During a live broadcast, Hyojung revealed that she and Seulgi met through a mutual friend, and became closer after realizing that the two of them have a lot in common!

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| @WM_OHMYGIRL/ Twitter

The two even took a picture together recently at the 2020 Dream Concert, showing off their close friendship, and fans loved the visual serve in this power friendship!

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| @hi_sseulgi/ Instagram Story


7. (G)I-DLE’s Soyeon

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Seulgi and (G)I-DLE‘s Soyeon met in 2018, when the two idols (along with Chungha and GFRIEND‘s SinB) collaborated for the SM Station song, “Wow Thing”.

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| SM Entertainment

While the two have never publicly commented on their friendship, fans of the two groups were in for a pleasant surprise when a TikTok video of Seulgi doing the “Dumdi Dumdi” dance challenge was released on (G)I-DLE’s social media!

Fans hope that there will be more interaction between the two in the future!


8. TWICE’s Nayeon

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TWICE‘s Nayeon is famous for having tons of friends in the idol industry, and one of her most well-known friends are in Red Velvet!

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While she’s known to be closest to Yeri, Nayeon still gets along really well with Seulgi as well!

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9. Gong Seung Yeon

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Although not an idol, Gong Seung Yeon rounds out Seulgi’s star-studded friend circle nicely! Gong Seung Yeon is famous for being an ex-SME trainee, and while she was a trainee, was known to be close to Irene and Seulgi!

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| Pre-debut picture of Seulgi and Gong Seung Yeon

After leaving the K-Pop industry and debuting as an actress, Gong Seung Yeon has revealed that she and Seulgi have remained friends throughout the years, and are still very close to each other!

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