Here are 6 long-standing friendship in Korean Showbiz that has lasted for at least 10 years. Let’s check them out.
1. Lee Min Ho and Jung Il Woo: Together through thicks and thins
The duo Lee Min Ho and Jung Il Woo have been close since high school. Even though they didn’t go to the same school, their schools are next to each other, so they both knew each other’s reputation. Through a few mutual friends, these two men formally met and maintained this friendship until now.
This is probably the only pair of friends who have experienced a serious traffic accident and survived together. In 2006, Lee Min Ho and Jung Il Woo and two other friends were driving out when they were hit by another car in the opposite lane. Of the four, only Lee Min Ho and Jung Il Woo survived.
At that time, both were only 19 years old but had to suffer from sequelae and trauma both physically and mentally. Therefore, they have many difficulties in life, but this duo always cares and takes care of each other.
However, Jung Il Woo once revealed that there is almost nothing in common between the two of them, aside from their taste buds. “Even so, we always respect each other,” he said “If there is any disagreement or disagreement, we will resolve it together. “
Recently, the duo also showed their cuteness when Jung Il Woo sent coffee to the set of the Immortal King to cheer Lee Min Ho with the message: “Min Ho ah, you did very well”.
2. Song Joong Ki and Lee Kwang Soo: The opposite friendship
One of the 6 long-standing friendship in Korean Showbiz is that everyone knows is the same age duo Song Joong Ki and Lee Kwang Soo.
The two first met on SBS reality-variety show Running Man in 2010. Although Song Joong Ki left the program after nearly a year of sticking, the duo still regularly talk and hang out with each other.
Not only that, when Song Joong Ki announced his marriage with Song Hye Kyo, the “giraffe” Lee Kwang Soo also posted a photo of the stone with the words: “Joong Ki ♥ Kwang Soo (the prince of Asia) – 2015.10.14” to “crush on” best friends.
Besides, at the fan meeting celebrating the 10th anniversary of Song Joong Ki‘s debut, Lee Kwang Soo attended as a special guest. Because of this, the members of Running Man constantly teased Lee Kwang Soo as Song Joong Ki‘s subordinate even though they were the same age.
3. Lee Jong Suk and Kim Woo Bin: The modelling couple
Speaking of Lee Jong Suk‘s best friend, anyone can say right away, Kim Woo Bin. Both from a model and then becoming an actor, these two guys have been close ever since.
Everyone who has seen “School 2013″ could have become crazy about the cuteness and finesse of this couple.
After acting together in the movie S”chool 2013″, both of them showed even more intimacy. Lee Jong Suk shared, “We have been friends since modelling, so acting together is very comfortable.“
Despite their busy schedules, when they have free time, Lee Jong Suk and Kim Woo Bin will go out or travel abroad.
4. IU and Yoo In Na: The sisters are 11 years apart
One of the best sisterhood is IU and Yoo In Na. Despite being 11 years apart, the suitability of style to personality is what makes the duo unable to separate from each other.
Having known each other since joining “Heroes” in 2010 – 2011, IU and Yoo In Na have always kept in touch and often invited each other to eat.
Yoo In Na shared, “IU is a star loved by the whole country, but to me, she is like a sister in the neighbourhood. If I call her and say, “Go eat tteokbokki with me”, she will accept immediately. The courageous and lovable child even “seduced” me to eat well (soondae) and fried food“.
Yoo In Na added, “What I am most grateful for is… The recording is for work, but she always comes to me no matter where I am… Without IU, there will be a lot of difficult things for me. face to face“.
Not only that, at the 2017 Melon Music Awards, when the Palette album was awarded the title of Best Album Of The Year, IU said: “Although not my blood, but she is my best friend, my number 01 fan, my best star and goddess. Thank you, Yoo In Na“.
Last year, Yoo In Na also sent a food cart to the set of Hotel Del Luna to support her lovely sister and even teased, “If I buy food for Man Wol (IU‘s movie character), then, will the movie be a hit?”
5. Park Shin Hye and Lee Hong Ki: The “childish duo”
Park Shin Hye and Lee Hong Ki got to know each other while filming “You’re Beautiful” in 2009, and from then on has been inseparable.
In Park Myung Soo’s KBS FM Cool Radio Show, Lee Hong Ki joined as a guest and talked about his friendship with Park Shin Hye. He revealed that they were so close to each other that he knew all about the love of this beautiful actress.
Not only that, when FT Island held a concert, Park Shin Hye also arranged a time to cheer on her friend.
6. Jung Woo Sung and Lee Jung Jae: Best friends are family
The friendship between these two famous stars is unknown in the Korean movie industry. Having first met in the 1999 movie “City Of The Rising Sun“, Jung Woo Sung and Lee Jung Jae have always maintained their friendship up to now.
In 2016, this rich and powerful couple decided to form their own agency Artist Company and is now home to many other famous actors such as Go Ah Ra, Park So Dam, Kim Ye Won …
When filming Running Man, Jung Woo Sung also revealed that they always use honorifics to talk to each other, even though they have known each other for more than 10 years. He also added: “We do not argue, because when using honorifics, we will have to think more before speaking, so we do not say anything wrong and will not fight.“
In an interview, Lee Jung Jae also said, “Jung Woo Sung is not only close friends but also like my family“.
Above are 6 long-standing friendship in Korean Showbiz. Hopefully, the friendship of these famous stars will always be sustainable and there will be more long-term best friends in the Korean Showbiz.