In light of Block B‘s Park Kyung‘s confession and apology regarding his bullying controversy, a past remark made by Zico, who is a former Block B member and a close friend of Park Kyung, resurfaced online.
In a past broadcast, Park Kyung once confessed that he thought the group of friends Zico was in looked cool back when they were in school.
Park Kyung shared,
When I was in grade 6, I was a hardworking student who studied all the time. At the time, I thought Zico’s group of friends looked cool, so I asked if I could join them and offered to go to class for them instead.
— Park Kyung
And in a 2016 episode of tvN‘s Problematic Men, Park Kyung was one of the hosts and Zico as well as other Block B members appeared as guests.
On the show, Zico talked about having been Park Kyung’s classmate in elementary school.
Park Kyung hung around all over school while I hung out at the back gates of the school. Kyung was really smart, but I was much more popular.
Furthermore, in a 2015 episode of KBS‘s A Song For You, Park Kyung claimed,
From what I remember, Zico lived a proper life and went towards his dreams since middle school. But before that is a bit…
— Park Kyung
Ahead of this, Park Kyung admitted to having been a bully in elementary school after a netizen exposed him in an online post.