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Choi Young-jae

Choi Young-jae talks about the kimchi slap in ‘So Not Worth It’

GOT7’s main vocalist and heartthrob Choi Young-jae had an interesting moment in the sitcom “So Not Worth It.” (G)I-dle’s Minnie slapped him with a whole head of Napa cabbage that they used to make kimchi. This moment became a viral scene and was notoriously named the “kimchi slap.” But the talented idol said that it …

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Hyun Bin for Bench

We chatted with Hyun Bin on Zoom—and here’s everything he told us

There are many things you can appreciate about interviewing Hyun Bin via Zoom. For one, you can freely stare hard at him without getting shy about it. It allows you to admire his sharp jawline, his gelled-up crew-cut hair and the generous smile that shows off his dimples. During Lifestyle’s one-on-one with him on June …

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Byeon Woo-seok

Byeon Woo-seok of ‘Record of Youth’ wants to play a psychopath

He caught us off-guard when he shot the first question, in English: “Who’s that man behind you?” He was referring to the standee of another Korean actor behind this writer, which was partly visible on the screen. Byeon gave a hearty chuckle as I, embarrassed, pushed the standee out of sight. Byeon is the newest …

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Hyun Bin, Lee Seung-gi, Ju Ji-hoon, Song Kang: How does Netflix chooses its leading men?

Hyun Bin, Lee Seung-gi, Ju Ji-hoon, Song Kang: How does Netflix choose its leading men?

Hyun Bin has two Originals and so does Ju Ji-hoon. Lee Seung-gi has three and one upcoming variety show. Song Kang has one but he has an upcoming webtoon series.  We wanted to know why they have multiple projects with the streaming giant and so we asked them.  Netflix vice president for Korean content Kim …

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Kingdom Netflix

5 infectious questions about ‘Kingdom’ season 2

At the end of Netflix’s “Kingdom” season 1, the fate of Joseon-era Korea was on the brink of chaos as Crown Prince Lee Chang (Ju Ji-hoon) was trying to fend off a horde of infected at the fort at Sangju even as physician’s assistant Seo-bi (Bae Doona) risked her life to get the mysterious Resurrection …

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Hyun Bin secretly donates P8M to charity to prevent COVID-19 spread

Hyun Bin knows how to operate secretly, even when it comes to charity. The actor has donated 200 million won or P8M to Community Chest of Korea soon after he released a letter translated into four languages through his agency, VAST Entertainment.   “You might be spending day after day anxious and worrying over the Coronavirus …

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Ji Chang-wook donates 100 million won to help COVID-19 patients

Ji Chang-wook joins the number of Hallyu stars who donated to prevent the spread of COVID-19. He donated 100 million won (P4M) to Daegu through Red Cross Korea to aid the confirmed patients of the coronavirus disease .   A representative of the Daegu Red Cross said that the actor wants to be a little help …

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