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THIS IS A NATION'S FIRST LOVE MEGA POST!



Suzy has been crowned the CF queen of 2012.

Even though Girls’ Generation’s brand name as an entire group remains on top, Suzy burst her way up into #1 as a solo endorser. She has gained much love and was branded with the nickname of ‘Nation’s First Love’ from the movie ‘Introduction to Architecture’. Her rising popularity caused her CF wages to rise to 500 million KRW (approximately $460,000 USD) per shoot.

Suzy is no stranger to shooting endorsements as she shot 15 different CFs in 2012. She’s endorsed a wide variety of products including yogurt, vitamin drinks, cosmetics, school uniforms, perfumes, women’s clothing, and cameras. Her biggest rivals to the CF Queen title are the various members from Girls’ Generation. YoonA and Jessica in particular were tied for 2nd by participating in 13 different CFs. 3rd place went to Tiffany with 12 CFs, and 4th was a tie between Sooyoung and Seohyun with 11 CFs. However, many of these CFs includes all the members of Girls’ Generation, meaning Suzy beat all the girls by a wide margin in terms of having solo CFs.

However, there was no one who could beat Girls’ Generation as an entire group. Combined, the girls are models to a total of 21 different brands including chicken, perfume, jewelry, handbags, TVs, beds, and department stores. If you include the entire group, 2nd place goes to miss A with a total of 16 different CFs – however, there are no CFs where miss A shot as an entire group and 15 of those were Suzy’s sole CF’s. SISTAR was third with 14 CFs in total endorsing cosmetics, cars, and even soju. 4th place went to KARA with 10 CFs, and 5th place went to 2NE1 with 9 CFs.

Individually:

Suzy – 15 CFs: Canon camera, Dominos pizza, Vita500, Smart school uniform, Sumi chips, Bean Pole outdoor, TN, Sudden Attack, Denmark Drinking Yogurt, Carribean Bay, Loen, Nintendo Super Mario Brothers, Lolita Tempika, Post office insurance, Reebok
YoonA – 13 CFs: G-Star Raw Japan, Innisfree, Eider, Illuminate, LG 3D TV, Lotte Department Store, J. Estina, Casio Baby-G, Romanson, Ace Bed, Gupne Chicken, Girl, Look
Jessica – 13 CFs: G-Star Raw Japan, Vanilla Co., STONEHENgE, i30, LG 3D TV, Lotte Department Store, J. Estina, Casio Baby-G, Romanson, Ace Bed, Gupne Chicken, Girl, Look
Tiffany – 12 CFs: G-Star Raw Japan, Bean Pole Accessory, Levi’s, LG 3D TV, Lotte Department Store, J. Estina, Casio Baby-G, Romanson, Ace Bed, Gupne Chicken, Girl, Look
Sooyoung – 11 CFs: Rhang, LG 3D TV, Lotte Department Store, J. Estina, Casio Baby-G, Romanson, Ace Bed, Gupne Chicken, Girl, Look
Seohyun – 11 CFs: The Face Shop, LG 3D TV, Lotte Department Store, J. Estina, Casio Baby-G, Romanson, Ace Bed, Gupne Chicken, Girl, Look
Yuri – 11 CFs: Mamonde, LG 3D TV, Lotte Department Store, J. Estina, Casio Baby-G, Romanson, Ace Bed, Gupne Chicken, Girl, Look
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It looks like miss A’s Suzy is truly a beautiful angel both on the inside and out! Despite her busy schedule on February 5 she visited the Korean “Make a Wish Foundation.” She visited the foundation in order to meet children with terminal diseases that wanted to see her in person.

She met with an 11 year old girl suffering from “Chronic Large Cell Lymphoma” and a 15 year old boy suffering from brain tumor. The two children had separately made a wish in June and August that they wanted to meet Suzy.

Suzy met with the children and answered the questions that they had. She was asked, “What is the moment that you feel like your life has been most worthwhile after becoming a singer?” Suzy replied, “It’s moments like these, when I can help strengthen somebody else.”

The children received hats and hair accessories from Suzy. Suzy also received gifts from the children. They also shared a hand print together. For about an hour Suzy spent quality time with the children.

At the end Suzy stated, “I hope that you become healthier after striving through this difficult hospital life.” Then Suzy gave the children a guitar and sneakers as a gift.

OP NOTE: i still can't believe that some people used this to hate on suzy.
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miss A’s Suzy will be missing her high school graduation ceremony.

According to JYP Entertainment, though Suzy planned to attend the graduation at Seoul Performing Arts High School on the 7th KST, she’ll be unable to participate due to her schedule.

Suzy stated, “I think I had a joyful life as a student. My high school days were really great. I’m now graduating high school and becoming an adult. I’ll be showing the sides of myself I haven’t been able to show due to my age as much as I want from now on.”

In other news, Suzy has been cast in the upcoming MBC drama ‘Book of the House of Gu‘, which will premiere in April.
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miss A’s Suzy and f(x)’s Sulli’s graduation photos have been revealed.

Yesterday, many idols graduated from high school, including B.A.P’s Jongup, T-ara’s Ahreum, SPEED’s Sejun, Dal Shabet’s Subin, f(x)’s Krystal, EXO-K’s Sehun, Girls’ Day’s Hyeri, BTOB’s Ilhoon, GLAM’s Dahee, C-CLOWN’s Ray, and Juniel.

f(x)’s Sulli, miss A’s Suzy, U-KISS’ Dongho, and A Pink’s Na Eun and Yookyung also graduated, but could not attend due to their busy schedules. However, fans uploaded photos of Sulli and Suzy’s graduation photos from their yearbook from the Seoul Performing Arts High School. The two ladies were dressed in the school’s bright yellow uniform and were smiling brightly for the camera.

Congratulations on everyone for graduating!
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Psychologists analyzed drawings by miss A‘s Suzy, and apparently, her artwork says that she would like to break away from the innocent image people have of her.

An expert starred on Y-STAR‘s ‘GoongGeumTa‘ (‘Curious‘) to analyze a couple of drawings Suzy revealed on air. In one drawing, she shaded in the hair, eyes, and neck, and the expert commented, “There is pressure, anxiety, and nervousness she feels due to her environment.” Another psychologist added, “I can also see that she feels burdened by her clean, neat image, and she wants to break free from her innocent image.”

On the caricature she drew of former ‘Strong Heart‘ hosts Shin Dong Yup and Lee Dong Wook, the expert said, “It looks like she yearns for the ‘bad boy’ style,” also adding that a guy like actor Choi Min Soo would be her ideal type.

OP NOTE: or they could have saved their time and actually listened to her when she gives interviews? because she actually said all those things before.
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miss A‘s Suzy has been receiving attention for her ‘post-it’ fan service.

Photos of the girl group member, posted online recently under the title, “I was wondering what Suzy was doing with the post-its”, at an autograph event reveal that she went the extra mile to entertain her fans.

Suzy drew a tongue and nose on the post-its for photo ops and wrote, “Thank you for coming,” in post-its around a banner on the table as a way to say goodbye.

Netizens commented, “Suzy’s pretty”, “Her face and heart are both beautiful”, “You really can’t dislike her”, “Her fans were probably really touched”, and more.

In other news, Suzy is starring in the upcoming MBC drama ‘Gu Family Book‘, which premieres in April.
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miss A’s Suzy showed her appreciation for her fans with a new photo.

On February 3, she tweeted, “Thank you to all the fans who came!” and attached a photo of herself. In the photo, she posed by a rather large bouquet of flowers, humoring her fans with an adorable expression as she rested her head on a pink balloon.

The singer-actress was recently in Tokyo for a promotion event for her KBS drama “Big,” which stars Lee Min Jung and Gong Yoo.

In “Big,” Suzy plays Jang Mari, a reckless girl who’s head over heels in love with Kang Kyung Joon, played by Cross Gene’s Shin Won Ho. She travels to Korea from the States to take Kyung Joon, her fiance, home. Lee Min Jung takes on the role of Gil Daran, a spunky and clumsy high school teacher who’s engaged to Gong Yoo’s Seo Yoon Jae, a doctor who swaps bodies with Gil Daran’s student Kang Kyung Joon after a fateful accident.

Later this month, Suzy will also attend another promotional event for “Big” in Kobe, Japan.
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miwa201 8th-Feb-2013 12:27 am (UTC)
I think the SNSD girls though are more expensive than Suzy. But idk. Either way, good for her.

She looks really weird in her graduation photo, Sulli looks qt though.
xcherryblossomx 8th-Feb-2013 12:38 am (UTC)
I think you get the 9 girls of SNSD for the price of 1 person. SME goes after volume of CFs.

For example Vita 500: Before SNSD they had a CF deal with Uee and now with Suzy. I doubt that their marketing budget miraculously increased for the year they had SNSD. The same amount of money they paid Uee and now they are paying Suzy was probably divided by 9 the year SNSD modeled for them.

J-estina also usually only has 1 model.

LG and Samsung have so many people promoting different products I doubt they pay that much.
miwa201 8th-Feb-2013 12:49 am (UTC)
idk, I know SNSD are paid $620k, although that's less than other girl groups like After School and Wonder Girls (this is from 2011, so it could have changed). That would make them more expensive than Suzy. Although I do wonder why they're "cheap" compared to other girl groups.
lysblack 8th-Feb-2013 01:01 am (UTC)
after school definitely makes way less than soshi, because as a group they have a bigger value, as they are now the nation's group. however it all depends of the perfective, i am not saying that suzy earns more than them as a group in endorsements, but there is a big possibility that she does more, because many times individuals are worth more than their groups, like my previous example with uee that in 2011 was worth more than yoona who was the highest earning member of soshi, and to pay to have uee was more expensive than to have the whole soshi group, while after school could only dream with having 1/4 of that money.

plus in 2012 was all about suzy, people liking or not she was the it girl, every product that she endorsed saw their earnings increase, that proves on why she scored cfs that were from big stars (soshi, song he kyo, etc), no way such big brands would pass their brands to a less known star just to save some bucks, plus suzy is in such high demand, she is getting tons of advertising deals and not is accepting them all, jype probably is going to the highest bidder, so she could easily have made more than soshi in certain cfs.
miwa201 8th-Feb-2013 01:08 am (UTC)
idk I was going by this: http://www.allkpop.com/2011/02/ranked-list-of-celebrities-cf-earnings-revealed where After School is ranked higher than SNSD. Maybe they meant AS as in Uee? idk.
xcherryblossomx 8th-Feb-2013 01:14 am (UTC)
probably,

AS as a group probably has like 1-2 CF deals. I can only think of an old one amoled cellphone for samsung but that was years ago.

lysblack 8th-Feb-2013 01:15 am (UTC)
yeah, it probably meant AS as in uee, because they never really had endorsements as a group before they went to japan (and i am not counting amoled, because it was mostly dambi's cf) and the cfs they had on korea was pretty much uee and they came for free.
lysblack 8th-Feb-2013 12:42 am (UTC)
idk about suzy perse because i can't back it up, and things may have changed, but for example, in 2011 it was cheaper to hire soshi or yoona than it was to hire uee.
xcherryblossomx Regarding CF Deals8th-Feb-2013 12:32 am (UTC)
At the end its not about how many cfs they have but which one makes the more $$$.

If I remember correctly SM artists are known to be cheaper in comparison to other idols. Also I have read that actors get better paid for CFs.
erbalurbal Re: Regarding CF Deals8th-Feb-2013 12:37 am (UTC)
I read somewhere that snsd are only second to big bang for cf and appearance fees.
xcherryblossomx Re: Regarding CF Deals8th-Feb-2013 12:43 am (UTC)
IDK I was thinking about a couple of CF in which the previous model for the brand was only one person and then SNSD. I doubt the company went from paying for example 1,000 USD to 9,000 USD. In the case of SNSD probably they are paying for Yoona or Jessica (which are the popular CF girls) but instead they get the rest of the group for free. Its the same case with miss A CF deals in which they are paying for suzy but they get the rest of the group almost for free.

Its about keeping the group together.
erbalurbal Re: Regarding CF Deals8th-Feb-2013 01:25 am (UTC)
They are hiring the group and not nine individuals so its obvious they wouldn't pay 9 times more. That doesn't mean their price is cheap it just means in the end they probably take ho me less because they split it nine ways.
lysblack Re: Regarding CF Deals8th-Feb-2013 12:40 am (UTC)
idk how much suzy is making, and if she is making more than soshi, but i know one thing, girl is making bank, she endorses really big brands, plus even after she gives 30% (or is it 40%? i can't remember) and shares what is left in four, she still had the money to remodel and expand her parents business and bought them a new house.
xcherryblossomx Re: Regarding CF Deals8th-Feb-2013 12:46 am (UTC)
She is making for than soshi because she doesn't split with that many people the earnings of the CF deal. For example the Vita 500 CF annual CF deal. I dont think soshi got paid 9X what Uee made. They probably paid around the same but in the end Uee made more because she didn't have to share it. Now I think Suzy has that CF deal and because its only her she will end up making more than what any soshi girl made.

In some CF deals soshi may get paid more but not in all. The companies have to keep a budget.
lysblack Re: Regarding CF Deals8th-Feb-2013 01:02 am (UTC)
yeah, pretty much how i see it.
kris_kt 8th-Feb-2013 12:58 am (UTC)
She was really everywhere in korea~ everywhere i turned she was in an ad so i was kinda tired of her face lol but congrats to her.

Sulli looks beautiful in her high school pic <3
montauks 8th-Feb-2013 01:02 am (UTC)
everything i want to grow up to be despite her being younger than me

otl my life
xalexandriam 8th-Feb-2013 01:10 am (UTC)
sulli is working me out in her graduation photo.

pominit's sohyun and bbjung looked qt too. :3 the picture Jihyun uploaded onto her twitter with sohyun and hyuna was ADORABLE.
punkylana 8th-Feb-2013 01:14 am (UTC)
my queen sulli looks flawless in that pic <3
hellodee16 8th-Feb-2013 01:19 am (UTC)
get that money, girls.
rylee900 8th-Feb-2013 01:22 am (UTC)
Lol at Sulli posing like its a photo shoot

Suzy is really ridiculously popular in Korea.
goldynchickie 8th-Feb-2013 01:45 am (UTC)
Awww, Suzy and Sulli look so cute!

Also, now I know why Onew tweeted Graduation last night, lol.
anconeous 8th-Feb-2013 01:56 am (UTC)
SMTown's maknaes all graduated yesterday. It's kinda strange that there are no more high schoolers left there.
sandra_hall 8th-Feb-2013 02:34 am (UTC)
tumblr's awash with footage rn.
bestsama 8th-Feb-2013 02:13 am (UTC)
sooyoung also did CFs for G-Star Raw Japan

and are they forgetting snsd's cfs for Line, my People, and dior?
xcherryblossomx 8th-Feb-2013 02:59 am (UTC)
In one part of the article they say they have a total of 21 as a group and then they list less than those.

And in the individual list they have a couple of group deals like J.stina, Lotte Department Store, LG, etc.

Journalistic failure.
sandra_hall 8th-Feb-2013 02:33 am (UTC)
I was pretty suprised by the order of snsd's ranking. w/e, YAY SOOYOUNG!

I can't believe the 94-line is all grown up, it feels like only yesterday they were only like, 6 people and 15 y/o /sobs

omg tho. That uniform is so fucking ugly. I'm sorry for all my whining about mine. Never again will I scoff at the expression it could be worse.

OP NOTE: or they could have saved their time and actually listened to her when she gives interviews? because she actually said all those things before. Ikr? good one analysts, nothing gets past you.
scarletapples 8th-Feb-2013 03:05 am (UTC)
Make dat money, Suzy! :)

But man, every time I see those uniforms I cringe. Good thing they don't have to wear that ugly yellow thing anymore ._.
tsuyoi_hikari 8th-Feb-2013 03:51 am (UTC)
Wait, she attends school? With her busy schedule, she managed to graduate? Can someone tell me how can she find the time to go to school?
lysblack 8th-Feb-2013 04:06 am (UTC)
every free moment she had she was at school, while she didn't go as much other students jype always made sure she would go to school, school always was one of the main reasons why she never stayed more than the necessary when the group traveled overseas for schedules, she went, she worked, she returned. there’s actually a lot of pictures of her arriving in sets and etc with her school uniform.
cagallisakura 8th-Feb-2013 04:34 am (UTC)
"2nd place goes to miss A with a total of 16 different CFs – however, there are no CFs where miss A shot as an entire group and 15 of those were Suzy’s sole CF’s"

oh ouch :/ whose cf is that lonely one?
lysblack 8th-Feb-2013 06:01 am (UTC)
i believe it is roem.

the sad part is, if miss as old endorsements had been renewed (most of them ended in the half of 2012) i think they would have surpassed soshi as a group too, or at least tied.

but something also makes me confused, they didn't seem to count fei's solo cf.
eishastan 8th-Feb-2013 07:08 am (UTC)
Congrats Suzy and SNSD! but i feel really bad for the rest of miss a they are d-listed while Suzy gets all that money.
lysblack 8th-Feb-2013 07:23 am (UTC)
suzy doesn't get all the money tho, and they aren't d-listed.
asnindie 8th-Feb-2013 10:51 am (UTC)
Make that money girls, independent women who don't need no man, infact men better pray they're lucky enough to land these goddesses.

Also it's not about the number of CFs, it's about the brand you're selling and the pay.

Edited at 2013-02-08 10:52 am (UTC)
ababobaby 8th-Feb-2013 11:08 am (UTC)
sulli <3
soramai 8th-Feb-2013 11:50 am (UTC)
Sulli is really pretty in this graduation photo! <3
get all the money Suzy. And Lol knetizens are so pressed, though I can understand why they are angry that she earns more money in drama than "real" actress when she can't really act well.
And let her rest, JYP!
soramai 8th-Feb-2013 11:58 am (UTC)
OP NOTE: i still can't believe that some people used this to hate on suzy.

Everyone has anti in Korea, except Wonbin. But they can stay pressed, lol.
lysblack 8th-Feb-2013 04:23 pm (UTC)
nah it wasn't in korea, the knetizens were incredible positive, it was the international fandom and certain people who like to act like say as to hate on the maknae.
soramai 8th-Feb-2013 05:11 pm (UTC)
lol, the international fandom is full of haters, they even hate Wonbin because Sooyoung was in a dating rumor with him. I don't really care about the international fandom opinion (mostly the haters). Plus they're generally very young.
lysblack 8th-Feb-2013 06:01 pm (UTC)
i just hate that it is like i am stanning uee in 2010 all over again when all people do is hate and bash for no reason, it is so tiresome. and it is so sad and annoying that their so called are the worst ones.
rachelrainna 8th-Feb-2013 02:14 pm (UTC)
no
lysblack 8th-Feb-2013 04:24 pm (UTC)
... no what?
iksagor 9th-Feb-2013 03:11 am (UTC)
She is so cute ;~;
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