Park Hae-jin Talks about His Extensive Collection

In courtesy of JTBC
In courtesy of JTBC

Park Hae-jin speaks about his hobbies and collections in JTBC’s Non Summit

The November 7 episode of Non Summit invites Park Hae-jin as a guest, who comes to speak about his extensive collection. In the episode, Park Hae-jin talks about his collection of 1,800 pairs of shoes and the story behind the collection.

“When I was young, I couldn’t afford a pair of Nike shoes I wanted so much, which even made me jealous of a friend who had owned the pair,” says Park. As he is growingly established as an actor, he started collecting shoes and ended up collecting 1,800 pairs of shoes, mostly comprised of Nike sneakers.

He mentions that he is interested in the history of Nike as well, revealing his wish to visit its headquarter in Oregon.

Park Hae-jin also made people surprised by revealing his past career as a jewelry designer in China.

 

Original article by Lee Ji-young
Translated by Heewon Kim

Kim Jong-kook Speaks Out About His Back Problem Responding to Rumors and Vicious Replies

“When People go out and have fun, or take a rest in bed, I try my best to reduce sleep and live like this.”

Singer Kim Jong-kook’s statement is going viral online. Kim has been receiving vicious replies and messages since he fulfilled the military service by serving as a public service worker. Now, he is receiving hopeful and positive messages from fans.

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In 2006, Kim Jong-kook served as a public service worker to fulfill his military service because of a back problem. However, some people suspected him for faking it as he appeared on TV shows and showed great fitness skills.

The suspicion has been around for about 10 years. When he posted a picture of his fit body, which he gained after so much effort, there were people who wrote vicious and negative replies, so he finally spoke out about his thoughts.

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On his Instagram, Kim said (under the picture of his spine): “I’ve had this spine since high school. People always ask me how I work out with this spine.. I just tell them I do..cox i gotta make something to support my curved spine.#NeverComplained losers always look for excuses not to believe. They don’t wanna believe. Cmon plz do what you want to do. Anything is possible if u try ur best no matter ur weakness. #Motivation#BPositive#ImpossibleIsNothing”.

Original article available at http://www.koreadaily.com/news/read.asp?art_id=4740192
Translated by Audrey Joung

This Korean Lip Sync Maestro Has Thousand Faces

Did you know that Saturday Night Live exists in Korea as well? Already in its 8th season, SNL Korea features popular comedians like Shin Dong-yeop and Kim Joon-hyun. Recently, the show invited K-pop girl group TWICE to host the show, reaching the highest Nielsen ratings in current season.

But the true star of SNL Korea is still entitled to Kwon Hyuk-soo. Kwon Hyuk-soo, a Korean actor who also starred in Korean drama series, Lucky Romance, started his acting career as a crew member of SNL Korea Season 2 in 2012.

It was until very recently that he remained as a nameless (ironically, his only known line – if anyone remembers – was the part he says “My name is Kwon Hyuk-soo” at the end of the show’s Weekend Update).

It was when he found his talent in lip syncing that he became a star. Here is a video clip of his most well-known lip sync parody, a scene from Korean sitcom series, High Kick!

If you ask who Kwon Hyuk-soo is in the video, all three of them are him.

https://youtu.be/uPbD3jPfjxw

 

He also turns into Sailor Moon with TWICE members…

https://youtu.be/40aaISeS6Pc

 

 

And of course, he covered Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen as well.

https://youtu.be/nk9DswNoIXg

 

 

No one knows what he will cover in the next episode, but we sure know that it will well surprise us!

 

By Heewon Kim