There are a lot of celebs on Instagram these days, including some of your favorite K-pop stars. In fact, Amy just a did a piece on the kinda of photos K-pop stars are notorious for taking, and that you’re bound to see if you’re following K-pop idols on Instagram. But I’m here today to tell you about the baddest female on Instagram: CL.
The leader of the YG‘s hit girl group 2NE1 trumps the K-pop Instagram world from her humble handle chaelin_cl. Instead of boring pictures of the weather (Taeyeon) or ridiculously abstract art references (Bang Yong-guk) or typical trolling (pretty much all of Big Bang), CL brings to the feed a sense of forthcoming modernism–high fashion, music, personality, and even a shred of her down to earth humor.
I mean, it’s not everyday that you can get personal with your favorite K-idol bias, or even be part of their daily life the way in which CL has opened up her world. I mean sure, you could amuse yourself with Amber‘s macro reposts or Jay Park‘s shirtless selfies, or you could get some damn culture in your life and follow CL.
CL is also unafraid of sharing her relationship with her members and fellow Big Bang label mates–in other words, she not shy of her roots and bragging about her YG family.
At the same time, however, I guess I shouldn’t give her too much credit. While CL does have a rocking Insta, she is not always the ones taking the photos, so I guess for all that I know she could be staging everything and having some sad YG intern waste their life taking her photos so that we only see the awesome and the fashion-forward. It’s a slight possibility, in all seriousness, but I doubt CL would be so much of a sell out.