Jang Won-young’s “Lucky Vicky” & “Won-young’s Thinking” Become Viral Even Among The Public

“Won-young’s Thinking” refers to the way of thinking in which we approach any situation by replacing unsavory incidents with positive thoughts. It’s a new word and meme derived from Jang Won-young’s extraordinary positive attitude.

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It began with a video of Jang Won-young’s trip to Spain. Back then, she had to wait at a bakery until they made new bread because the bread she wanted to buy had been sold out. Despite having to wait, Jang Won-young was very happy because she got to buy new bread. She even exclaimed, “I guess the goddess of luck is on my side”.

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In another video, Jang Won-young came last in a game, but she still enjoyed the feeling of being first from the back, presenting a very positive and optimistic attitude.

Jang Won-young’s attitude of accepting situations where she could complain as something good in another aspect was called “Won-young’s Thinking”. It spread quickly from within the fandom to the public through online communities and received explosive responses.

Jang Won-young’s nickname “Lucky Vicky” is also arousing keen interest. “Lucky Vicky” is an English term that combines “luck” and Jang Won-young’s English name “Vicky”. 

“Won-young’s Thinking” and “Lucky Vicky” became very viral, and they have been mentioned in many unexpected places such as in companies and among politicians.

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At Amorepacific’s ‘Ayunchae’ rebranding special seminar, “Won-young’s Thinking” was introduced by a guest speaker. A pizza brand even referred to “Won-young’s Thinking” directly in a tweet to promote their event. In addition, Seongdong-gu District Office’s Head Jung Won-oh and the professional baseball team Doosan Bears also drew attention when they used the “Lucky Vicky” meme.

When asked about her feelings knowing “Won-young’s Thinking” becoming popular, Jang Won-young shared, “I felt so grateful that other people seem to be looking at what I did with affectionate eyes and interest. If ‘Won-young’s Thinking’ could boost someone’s positive energy for a while, I also consider it great luck for me”.