"I started running even before I learned to walk, so without knowing how to walk or how to rest, I achieved a lot of things, realized a lot of things, and learned a lot of things in the past 13 years. I was happy to be able to live as CL, who could share myself with all of you, and I was also able to heal myself with the love that you all gave me."
"Like the 13-year-old Chaelin [CL's given name], just like my grandmother always told me, bravely and confidently. Without waiting for someone else to choose me, I will return to being CL and move forward on my own, one step at a time. At the thought of being able to share my experiences, memories, and feelings together [with you], my heart is excited and aflutter for the first time in a long while. For all the CLs of this world."
"In the name of love, CL."
CL debuted with K-pop girl group 2NE1 in 2009, along with co-members Sandara Park (Dara), Park Bom, and Minzy. When the group disbanded in 2016, the members continued their performing careers separately and CL went on to become the first solo Korean artist to chart in the Billboard 100 (whoa) with her single "Lifted."
CL will be making her much-anticipated comeback on December 4 with an album called In The Name Of Love.
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