Her family named her Kim Yu-jin, but for most of her life she’s been simply Uee, and you might think that one does not adopt a name shorter than Cher’s without some attitude slipping in. I’m not seeing any myself. I’d mentioned yesterday that she’d had a solo hit in 2011, and there were others, but most of her musical career has been spent as a member of the girl group After School.
“First Love,” whose title would seem to belie its pole-dancing imagery, sold over 600,000 copies for After School in 2013.
And Uee’s a far better singer, or actor, or dancer even, than she is a pitcher:
She’d be the first to admit it, too.