In light of Jeon Somi‘s recent comeback with “What You Waiting For”, she made an appearance on MBC‘s Radio Star where she addressed her recent Lamborghini controversy.

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On the show, Ahn Young Mi raised the topic with the question, “I heard you topped the real-time searches because of a foreign car?

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Earlier this year in March, Somi stirred up controversy when she was spotted in a yellow Lamborghini Urus which costs around ~$200,000 US.

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And she took to the popular variety show to formally clarify what happened.

I wanted to ride and have that car so much that it was my goal. And when I was filming my reality show, I made a request to my agency, which allowed me to be the first celebrity to be sponsored for a test drive.

– Somi

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Somi shared that despite the controversy, she truly enjoyed the experience.

I took my rings off and drove it carefully. The sound of the engine was so nice that my heart raced.

– Somi

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But she couldn’t understand the hate she received.

I really wanted to buy it, but many people pressed ‘dislike’ on the related articles. I’d never seen so many dislikes before, so I wondered, ‘Is this really something to be mad about?’ It’s not like I actually bought it.

– Somi

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Somi revealed that although her agency wanted to clarify right away, she wanted to talk them out of it.

When it came up on the real-time searches on the first day, my agency said we should clarify. But I tried to talk them out of it because I thought the reality show would get a lot of views. But it was still on the top of the real-time searches on the second day, so my agency clarified on their own.

– Somi