It was all a part of his plan.
Earlier this yr, TV character Hong Seok Cheon grabbed the highlight when he kissed Single’s Inferno star Kim Jin Younger (also referred to as Dex) at the Blue Dragon Sequence Awards.
Final July, Kim Jin Younger gained the award for Finest New Male Entertainer on the 2nd Blue Dragon Sequence Awards. When his title was introduced, he acquired as much as obtain the award, and Hong Seok Cheon kissed him on the cheek.
This second gained numerous consideration as folks puzzled if the 2 of them had deliberate this or if Hong Seok Cheon had carried out it spontaneously.
On a latest episode of SBS‘s Robust Coronary heart VS that aired on December 12, Hong Seok Cheon appeared as a visitor and clarified the “Dex kiss” incident, explaining that he had a motive why he did it.
Dex was a rookie candidate for the New Entertainer Award that day, and I had a hunch he would win. With the thought that I ought to push Dex for publicity, we had a pre-arranged settlement to do it.
— Hong Seok Cheon
And his plan labored! Many articles about Hong Seok Cheon’s pleasant cheek kiss have been on the information. One of many hosts, Jun Hyun Moo, exclaimed that Hong Seok Cheon had a expertise for choosing out stars earlier than they turned well-known, and Hong Seok Cheon agreed.
I adopted soccer participant Cho Gue Sung earlier than he turned well-known. I additionally seen Jung Hyuk first.
— Hong Seok Cheon
After the Blue Dagon Sequence Awards, Hong Seok Cheon took to Instagram to make clear the kiss to keep away from misunderstanding. Kim Jin Younger additionally commented on the kiss just a few months later, saying he needed it and was “not one bit uncomfortable with it.”
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Hong Seok Cheon is Korea’s first overtly homosexual movie star who got here out on a KBS broadcast recording in 2000. In a time when being homosexual was not accepted, Hong Seok Cheon obtained numerous criticism and was even kicked out of the broadcasting station the place he labored.
Nevertheless, issues have modified so much now, and he’s dwelling his greatest life—proudly being himself. In September, he celebrated his twenty third coming-out anniversary.