Beanie level: The Goblin’s underpants

Dalli and Gamjatang is such a fun and breezy watch!

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For me, when things like this break out I do feel disappointed. Not because I ever trusted this “image” was 100% true. I’m disappointed because I expect for people, including celebrities, to act as decent human beings at the very least. I read the full translation of the post and am so disgusted both by him and the victim blaming on his ex. The fact that de denied nothing! Bye. so i need a new profile picture asap!!!

On the bright side, tomorrow is Dalli Day!

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    I’m always left wondering “how” “why.” Where is basic decency??? And on top of that they think they can actually get away with it all? That people will never find out? It’s all unbelievable

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      Arrogance at its best.

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      I always wonder if they were always shitty people or if fame makes them think they are hot shit and can do whatever they want. They do have fans treating them like gods and managers and staff catering to their every need and agencies covering things up for them.

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        His seems like fame got to his head. The ex said he was really nice before he got popular (if I remember correctly). But his tendency to curse and badmouth people behind their backs doesn’t seem new (based on her post)—all assumptions. I’m not sure if you read the full translation on koreab**.

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          I don’t know. It’s the chicken egg dilemma, who knows what came first? I read the full post on dailynvr. I thought it was interesting she said some of the seniors he looked up to didn’t like him. In his statement he didn’t mention badmouthing his co-stars but he didn’t deny it either so it just gets worse the more you think about it.

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            Allegedly I suspect Jo Jung Suk as the senior. KSH would say he looked up to him b/c of Grease (musical JJS was in). Then on Two Cops, he said JJS didn’t give him much advice. Judging by the info released now, and given that JJS is known to have a good reputation, seems like there might have been a reason why JJS didn’t take to this guy. As for the other stuff mentioned, b/c leaking/uploading pics regarding that would lead to serious lawsuits esp. in Korea.

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            @soulsearch12 Ah yes JJS makes sense and matches the narrative. Now I’m also wondering if there’s a reason why KSH never spoke of Catch the Ghost.

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            CTG was good! He did say him and MGY had meals together. People are now speculating she was the FL he called ugly, for trying to ‘flirt’ with him. Rme. Anyways, as for CTG, I always suspected it was b/c the ratings got slashed in half by the second half of this show? And given that he does like to be center of attention, that by the end of the show, he didn’t appear as much. I also suspected Namgoong Min as well, because he would annoy NGM with many questions. Of course, NGM wouldn’t show his annoyances, but could see why that would be irksome lol esp. during a long long shooting day.

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          Yes, I read it. Agree the badmouthing didn’t seem new and she did say he didn’t have many friends, really just the one who went with her to get the abortion. He might have been a case of someone who wasn’t the nicest person and fame excaberbated his bad qualities.

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            KSH said that he barely kept in touch with people. And he only had 3 other friends he hanged out who for now said they enjoyed hanging out w/ him. Seriously, dude exposed himself in prior interviews. He said one of his friends called him pretentious b/c his so called image of being nice seemed fake. Turns out his friend was right. Seemed like he hanged out w/ yes men, people who flattered him, & he bought into it.

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    Asking for basic human decency is too much these days, apparently. Seriously, why do all of them turn out to be trash? I’m so tired.

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      Right? It’s frustrating. This makes two of my faves trash and every time I just become more cautious of liking any celebrity. *sigh*

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        The best way to go is to like them from a far, keep some distance so when news like this comes out, its easier to move on. It’s hard esp. b/c these stars create para-social relationships that cater to us fans. For me, its particularly telling when their agencies force them to do x amount of promo outside their show, its like “why are you trying so hard to push this image upon us?” It is after all their public personas are crafted by PR teams and they are sold at a high price. I use to think that anecdotes of fan encounters/strangers/cast/crew shown a glimpse of their persona, but turns out it had ulterior motives. Best to not get too attached in case sh!t happens, but really makes following actors harder now.

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          Yeah I’m a bit cynical when it comes to celebrities and how much I really stan them. Tbh I wouldn’t want to be friends with any of them! lol I like you…from afar. The thing with this image making is that he can be nice when he wants to or knows he is expected to and hey maybe he was sincere sometimes when it came to people he did like and “fit” in to his liking. Seriously, I’m sideying my last fave wondering if he’ll disappoint me too. Ha.

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            Trust me, you are not the only one. Sometimes, Western celebs and all their messiness lol, its like well at least they aren’t hiding their true nature. For Korean celebs, b/c they are hold to a higher standard, makes me wonder which star there is sweating rn.

            As for KSH’s case, I think once he became more famous publicly he started to change/get hot headed. I assume he was sincere, but being nice b/c cast/crew can’t work in an environment that’s tense. But it was more scary, that he was selling this “bf” image in public, but bts treating his ex gf like trash. He did say in interviews during his theatre days that he dated around, so seems like he was a bit of a player? The irony here is if dude just accepted his responsibility and married/had a child, sure it would’ve been shocking, but eventually long run, it would’ve been for the best. Smh.

            Lol, honestly yeah. Who knows? Fame/$$ changes people. The stars who stay true to their values/roots, & not buy into short glitz/glamour are those I respect heavily. Although will say, given Korea’s strong defamation laws, sometimes I wish like Hollywood lol that there were anons who would give us deets on trash bags/etc. It’s scary that even if what the person is saying is true, in court in Korea, they could lose. I really wish the trash bags in the industry would get revealed :(. Whose your last fav? If your scared to jinx them, then yeah its ok lol.

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            @soulsearch12 I think it probably would have been a disaster of a different kind if he had married her, like an Uhm Tae-woong kind of situation. I wish Korean society made it easier for women to be single mothers and stars to have a child out of wedlock without it being a colossal scandal.

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            @missh It’s scary how this guy promised her marriage/future together under threats of gaslighting/manipulation.

            “I wish Korean society made it easier for women to be single mothers and stars to have a child out of wedlock without it being a colossal scandal.” IA. I keep thinking of a Hollywood star, Olivia Wilde who had two children out of wedlock, but even though she and her ex separated. She’s able to be a respected director, do her thing, and etc, and her career is intact.

            For KSH, the craziest thing is his ex wanted to keep the child, and said she would keep their relationship a secret until he was ready to do so. Its such a sad/messed up situation, the poor woman will have to think of “What ifs” esp. during Children holiday. Not going to go the details, but he willingly knew and still did it. And then is all “Pikachu shocked” when she’s pregnant, smh.

            Oh god, that scandal ew. 2D1N really has a curse. But seriously, that or Lee Dong Gun too. There’s a Japanese entertainer in Korea ho had surrogacy, and many supported her. Rare case, but man I do wish society would just allow women to do whatever they wanted w/o fear from society :(.

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            @soulsearch12 Right? I wonder what it is with SK still running their entertainment industry like this…oh wait it generates a lot of money. High gainings but the stakes are high and this incident proved how volatile fame can be.

            My last fave is Junho and I’m not afraid of jinxing it because it is what it is lol. 😅 No, but really I hope he doesn’t surprise me like this one day.

            @missh Isn’t that a paradox, huh? If it weren’t for the certain stigmas in Korea, how many situations could have played out differently. Ofc, he could have still proven to be a jerk but idk just I can’t help but wonder.

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            I love how we are dissecting para-social personas lol.

            Oh Junho! I don’t really follow him, so yeah lol. We all hope that, but men gotta be men. Really, is it hard for people to be decent? I was thinking of a tweet that said, “People who said your favs are mess free, well tomorrow that could change.” https://twitter.com/AlbaneylaAO/status/1450722801653108740

            Seems like as soon as he coldly dumped her, he allegedly has a younger gf he’s supposedly seeing. He promised her marriage, a future together, & then changes once she’s pregnant w/ their child. And then pulling diva antics to get her to abort, so his career/himself can flourish. So selfish and stupid. If not her, he prob. would’ve done this to his next partner.

            Really, if we look at this in a broad sense, K0rea’s strict dating culture & how it effects popularity/life of these stars does paint a very negative old fashioned view of Koreas entertainment industry. I mean, these industries used to be run of mafias/gangsters. I mean, the whole X Fil3s case in Korea (Which exposed many celebs/now impossible to find) showed that celebs have open secrets that are protected/blocked by their agencies/force.

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            @soulsearch12 Whenever an incident like this comes out I always find myself questioning and analyzing the way celebrities are portrayed in Korea and just the overall works of their “world.” Sometimes it seems really shady! i.e. that xfiles case. But backtracking a bit, it’s mind boggling how the industry grows off of these parasocial relationships. Yet isn’t it ironic how it backfires on them when the image is broken? Like you set the stage and now it’s falling apart. But I guess they have this constant influx of new talents so they may just flip a page and move on. It’s a vicious cycle and ofc consumers play a big part of it. In any event, sometimes I just sit back and watch (and marvel) at how blindly some fans follow their faves. They talk like they know them and if anyone dares call their fave out, not even necessarily a major scandal, they become incredibly defensive and insulting. Yes, like them if you want to, be a fan, but acknowledge you don’t really “know” them. Why are you so worked up for someone you don’t know? Or why get upset that a celebrity is dating? The notion of that concept is almost comedic!

            That’s why the best way around this ordeal is to not be too attached, like you said. Just have fun! That’s what dramas and music are for! They should serve as a distraction and to make life more enjoyable. I say “I love Junho” all the time but that’s just me having fun and enjoying his works and talent and looks…ahem. I genuinely hope the actors/singers I like are good people, I really do! And although I realize how complex and fragile image making is, I don’t like doubting everyone either. Even with my bits of cynicism I still like to think there are more genuine celebrities out there. I don’t expect them to be perfect but at least for them to be decent people. Which btw, likewise on your Jisung comment lol.

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            @yongsital I think a-holes exist in Korea/Hollywood sadly. I think a lot of them do a better job of getting rid of any evidence or settlements. NDAs are quite popular as well. Makes me think had he apologized sincerely to his ex, this situation wouldn’t have snowballed to this extent. But also, if that didn’t happen, we would all be consuming his works w/o knowing the seediness. As someone mentioned in the thread, this guy did have the chops/talent to go far,& his film roles was going to show that. But he made his bed, he knew what would happen if a case like this went public. Four months ago, he could’ve made a diff choice. But alas, I just feel for his poor mom who was the one who pushed him to be on TV. It’s sad that fame/success really changes someone, & honestly it makes me re-examine the stories/etc. I read, & how someone could change? Its a shame truly, when I was really into him, I would hear countless stories/pics of his pre-fame days, & was glad to see someone like him succeed. Obviously, these things that absolve what he’s done, but w/ some time passed, it really is a sad and cautionary story. He just rose up quickly, and then splat.

            Yeah I feel entertainment industries are dirty. Rumors of sponsors pop up, & big stars have been rumored. Casting couch scares me. Allegedly Mystic Pop Up Bar’s PD is one of them. Hometown’s writer (diff drama), had a #metoo writer on, so ratings were affected.

            Korea has higher expectations placed on celebs. Public image is very vital to them. If one f’s up, they must take a long break before coming back. Altho men have it way easier, it disturbs me actors who committed assault still work as ML’s. I don’t blame fans for buying into that image, it can be spellbinding before you feel overwhelmed by it. But of course, we don’t know these people in rl. And how they’re to their cast/crew is going to differ then how they’re to their pals/lovers. I think its fine to fantasize about them, if its done in a fun manner. Not too serious, & enjoy their works/looks/interviews.

            One thing I do ponder is, when celebs say X celeb is their ideal type/flirt w/ them in interviews, and people ship them. I sometimes feel awkward b/c they might be dating someone in private. I found it ironic how people were shipping him & Suzy during SU, when he actually had a long term gf. Some people really go OTT w/ the shipping, & it seeps into their rl.

            I saw Junho’s workout routine,nice lol! Hope so too, but yeah I would read countless stories (cast/crew/strangers/fans/ancedotes) about KSH that were positive, & then this bomb. I recall him even saying Jongmin taught him to see the good in people this Summer, & now I’m like “Huh, what?”Kang Ha Neul has this kind image too,but the whole KSH thing has got me second guessing now :(Once time passes, it’ll easier to just enjoy their works/interviews.Ji Sung only stays home if he’s not working lol,& for Lee Bo Young,he would quit acting to be w/ her.If they divorce, big shock 4 sure

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    Omg! Hey! I was just thinking of you and our convo back in Jan. Well, as I suspected dude/SALT boxed him in/made an image that turned out to be a lie! He brought into his fame and hype, & in turn acted like a coward and prick. His poor ex gf, who said she will never be able to conceive again. Just sick to my stomach, & now w/ 4 episodes left of Cha Cha, dunno if I want to finish. His ex was considerate for stating this after the show concluded. Sighs.

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      I immediately thought about you too! I saw a post where people compared how he looked pre-SALT and post-SALT and it’s amazing what image making can do. Now that this came to light it’s actually quite frightening how fake these people can be, including their agencies. He fooled millions of people in the span of a year. *shudders* It’s incredibly sad for his ex but I’m glad she’s free from him.

      I never got past episode one of HomeCha so now I don’t have to worry about picking it up again. Same with Start Up.

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        Yeah, if we all got makeovers/trainers/money/access, we would all be transformed. There was a pic I saw of him last yr, where he looks douchey lol since he looks drunk and drinking w/ his pals. At the time, I was like “Oh he’s giving bad boy energy, so diff from the good boy image he presents.” Looking back, it was his true self. Its sad that this dude bought into his own hype, and now his 15 minutes are up. There are new stars in Korea every month/year, plus due to his age, transitioning into films was the way to go. But you reap what you sow. Guess, he gave the performance of his career. The little ticks I found of him doing countless CFs/fan meetings/etc shown me someone who only cared about fame/fortune. People doxxing his ex gf as well, get a grip!! She’s already wealthy, so zip it!

        It’s such a shame, b/c the rest of the cast are amazing. Tbh, Hong the titular character was prickly/rude/nosy. I was annoyed at him at times, poor SMA/rest of the cast who could’ve reaped the benefits. Also reading about how he bankrupted two after high school learning places, and made his teacher drop off the 2nd floor after he locked the door scares me. Master manipulator, & the audacity to call Kang Ha-na ugly?!

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          Also lol is when she said “Oh how he loved his luxury goods.” I was like yep that’s hit all right. I was always turned off as mentioned in our thread, that he/SALT would put him/flaunt him in designer clothing all the time. That it was tacky/gross.

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          Oooh you know what really irked me with episode 1 of HomeCha? All the brushing of his hair back. Ugh it just turned me off so much from believing the storytelling because I couldn’t stop thinking he was trying to look cool. He’s always done this but when Start Up blew up fans raved over this action of his so I felt he overused it. I just kept to myself though but I think, like you, ever since our last conversation I became more of a bystander fan. I really wanted to enjoy HomeCha but I couldn’t get into his acting anymore.

          Also, Kang Hana still has a career so jokes on him. 🙃

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            Lol yeah. A lot of things since this incident has really made us second look/guess. I assume someone on his team made him do that lol. Also his forced smiling as well. I recall a pic of his staff (many people) clamoring around him just to get a pic of the guy. That’s when I was like, “Oh boy, this is too much. We lost him.”

            Funny b/c I too became a bystander fan after our convo. After the Start Up fiasco slowed down, I slowed down on him. Only until Hometown Cha Cha Cha was airing again, when I felt excited to see him/SMA together (mostly for SMA lol). But even then, I wasn’t like keeping up w him/nor the show. When I heard news of his film offers, I was thrilled for him b/c he’s at the age where he’ll to transition into mature roles. But tbh, I was turned off by his excessive CFs/amount of it/fan meetings/etc. It felt so fake to me, plus his over zealous Stans on SNS turned me off too :3. That’s why when some of my favs become uber famous, I hate to be cynical but it really does change my enjoyment of them.

            I know for you b/c you were a fan of his before his fame, it prob. sucks more. But ultimately, there are new actors that break out every year. He didn’t manage himself well, and well you reap what you sow. I can’t believe an almost 40 year guy managed to f up his career by his own admission. Scoffs.

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            Yeah I really liked him in 2D1N until some time near the end of 2020 or 2021 and I don’t know what it was about his mannerisms but I started thinking “all this fame can not be good for him.” I still don’t know what it was exactly that made me feel that way ever since. This type of feeling makes me worried about other young actors who recently shot up as well…sad sad

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            @velvetstuff Its probably internal pressure too? He was booking things left/right. Honestly, he f’d up due to his shameless ways. I think you sense a vibe, like “hmm, they seem a bit off/over doing it?” This case it does seem like outside of that, he also had character issues (Speaking trash about his works/fans/co-stars) as well. Being famous perhaps magnified that.

            “This type of feeling makes me worried about other young actors who recently shot up as well…sad sad” 100%. When I read stuff from fans like, I wish this actor would be a Hallyu star/get tons of leads/etc, I’m like “Be careful what you wish for.” Once you become a star, you start to lose sight of why you started in the first place. Thus, they get ruined like Zac Efron did (CAA wanted him to be a movie star), and it wrecked him. The more expectations placed, the worse it can be esp. given how dating is taken in Korea, worse. Like you want to confide in someone you love, but dating can ruin your popularity. Someone who just made it that I like is Wi Ha Joon. I think it’s better for him to rise to lead roles in his early 30s than his 20s. Of course, I do worry once actors who got some attention/fame, they change in bad ways. Like these actors get contacted by people who want them/want to date them/etc. Plus, a huge staff of people who are yes men, like of course it gets to their head. Its way better to get recognition for your work, get some leads/2nd leads/etc in good work (some popular/some not), have a stable life (dating/married/kids/etc), & stay free from things that only add to that. And the only time we hear of them are when they’re promoting their work.

            Actors that I respect like Kim Nam Gil, b/c he doesn’t do any CFs even when he could (minus one this yr). I mean after Fiery Priest (he did none!) nor does he flaunt his wealth/luxury goods, no SNS, and he does his thing (most of his works aren’t that mainstream) while running his own NGO. But who knows, it could be smoke and mirrors? For men, the bar is low :3. I stg if him or Ji Sung f up, I give up (half joking).

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            @soulsearch12 I like both of them too. Don’t fail us. Thinking about it, my “favorites” are all in their 40’s, do a drama, and then disappear.

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    where did you read it? i want to too

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    oh darn..just read it..

    quite interesting how much people can hide..and this isn’t even about public image.. its about people they are working with on a daily basis

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I appreciate the fact that Moohak told off Tae Jin by saying Dal Li is sufficiently intelligent to pay off her debts and doesn’t need someone to swoop in and save her. Likewise, I like how he’s never considered writing off her debt just because he likes her. Please keep it like this Show! #Dalliepisode7

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I finished Hospital Playlist and it’s going down as one of my ultimate favorites ever. I feel like I lost friends now that its over lol! More random thoughts below…

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    First of all..AHN EUN JIN, where have you been all my life? She was brilliant and incredibly endearing as Minha. Absolutely loved her character. She wore her heart on her sleeve, not just relationship wise, but also with her friends and patients. I’m so hyped for her new drama. ❤

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    The entire cast was great. Their dedication to learn the songs amidst their filming just blew me away. (I can’t stop listening to their songs!) I enjoyed how ordinary this drama was in the sense that we had no hospital politics. We just watched these five friends in their daily routines. Eat together, bicker together, console each other, laugh….

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    Um….uh am I the only one who wasn’t a big fan of Winter Garden? I remember all last year reading about this WG couple so perhaps my expectations were too high? I just felt very meh during their scenes. I wasn’t a fan of Shin Hyun Bin’s acting either so maybe that’s why I didn’t like her character much?

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      I wasn’t a WG fan either.

      I thought SHB’s character was just written that way – which made it really hard for me to understand WG.

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    Also, I just want to ask how is it possible for Jo Jung Suk to be so talented? He’s so versatile, has great comedic timing, and has a beautiful voice.

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    Hello. I’d love to invite you to join our discord. Let me know if you’re interested. But are you already there? 😂

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      Aww thanks. I’m not on discord though since I try to limit my Internet time lol I know it seems I’m on DB all day but I’m not….kind of Thanks for the invite though & will definitely ask for the invite details if I ever jump on over there. 🙃

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Just wanted to pop in to say I currently love Dal-li and Gamjatang. Have I ever mentioned how much I enjoy seeing the guy be smitten first? Well I do! I absolutely love this trope!

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    Me too!

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    It’s just so cute and I love that both the characters are smart in their own way. The leads are so cute together

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Tomorrow is Hometown Cha day. Please be good show. Please have likable characters and a decent plot! I have huge trust issues with rom-coms so my expectations are somewhat low. Surprise me. 🙂

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I hate the curtain hair style. I can’t describe how much it bothers me and it seems to be the most popular amongst celebrities. Ugh yes I’m including you Kim Seon Ho. Who invented this?

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The Devil Judge’s finale had some meh/eh moments but overall it was a really solid show. One of my favorites this year. The cast was phenomenal and the soundtrack is chilling.

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    It almost lost me getting there, but in the end Yo-han’s became a meaningful albeit foreboding presence.

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      Sorry. That probably didn’t make sense. I meant Yo-han, as the devil judge, took on profound significance, as a warning for the future.

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Re: The Devil Judge
I can’t decide if Professor Min exists merely as a symbol of “righteousness” or if he has some ulterior motive. I just find him suspicious.

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    guess he is the voice of the righteousness, who was killed to propel our main hero to veer away from potential path of debatable morality

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    He is suspicious, maybe he has some ulterior motive, but I tend to think he’s probably just a symbol of the righteous who talk and talk but do nothing to actually change anything.

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      Yeah I wouldn’t mind if he has no ulterior motive because his existence proves a point in the narrative.

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    I also do not trust him completely.

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Jisung is phenomenal in The Devil Judge. I’ve seen two of his previous dramas but his acting wasn’t memorable for me. But man oh man is he good as Yohan. I haven’t enjoyed an actor’s performance like this in a while. He’s brilliant.

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    He’s so good in everything I’ve seen him in. You’d know his classic is Kill Me, Heal Me.

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      To be fair, I’ve probably seen him in two of his less hyped dramas, New Heart and Dr. John. I’ve heard KMHM is great and his acting is superb but I’ve always put it off as I’m not a fan of his costars. But who knows I might need more Jisung content after Devil Judge is over.

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        Yes, Hwang Jung-eum was unbearably over the top and the most unlikely psychiatrist ever, but I loved Park Seo-joon in a very difficult role in it too. (That was first time I saw him too). I saw JI Sung in Secret Love and Innocent Defendant before KMHM. Both were angst filled and a lesser actor in either of those roles would have been terrible, but he carried it off. I’m sure beanies had lots to say about the questionable aspects of those two dramas, but I suspended criticism and simply got caught up in his character, He is always convincing imo, even in Dr John.

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        I just remembered one that was v evocative, Swallow the Sun. It has some strange digressions, but you can taste the salt in the wind on Jeju, and Jun Kwang-ryul also plays a memorable role in this drama. Ji Sung hits all the right notes in this.

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Rekindling this adorable cuteness just because I can and I love them. ❤ It’s always a good day to rewatch this.

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I finished Special Labor Inspector Jo over the weekend and I don\’t want to move on without expressing how much I enjoyed this drama! It was simple, funny, and had a great ensemble cast. Whoever envisioned this drama knew exactly what they were going for and stuck with it until the end. It embraced it\’s characters and their quirky personalities, cheesy winks included. But it worked! Any other drama I would have rolled my eyes at all the winking but it was hilarious. The cast was great and it looks like they had fun filming this. Kim Dong Wook…I never knew he could be so funny and goofy. And Kim Kyung Nam galore with a full blown romance. THANK YOU! I loved how as the story progressed Jo\’s team grew bigger and how the ending credits added them as they joined. It was the little things that made me love this drama. I already said it before but it reminds me so much of Miss Korea. If anyone knows of another drama with the same vibe please share! Labor Inspector was such an easy watch with thought out characters that you can\’t help but love. Thanks for the rec Toki!

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    Oh I really enjoyed Miss Korea! So now you have me more curious about this one. I will check it out.

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I watched Homme Fatale with Junho yesterday and it was a pretty bad movie. I, believe it or not, did not like Junho in this at all. *gasp* I know. I know! I don\’t know if it was bad directing or just the plot that was as lifeless as a limpy noodle but it made me dislike Junho\’s acting and line delivery. It felt forced and I\’m just so baffled at how much I disliked it and how much I didn\’t care for any of the characters. Maybe I\’m used to the story telling pace of 16 hour long dramas but the plot felt rushed, jarring, and overall incohesive. Towards the end I felt Junho\’s acting skills were better showcased, like the fire scene, but it was very short lived so it fell flat. I\’ve seen him do much better than this so me thinks it was bad directing and writing. Or maybe Junho just didn\’t \”get\” this character? It was also such a waste of Jung Somin! So now I wish these two reunite in a sageuk one day with a full blown out romance because they were cute together. Now I\’m very intrigued as to Junho\’s Joseon diction in his new drama lol.

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    You don’t like Junho? *gasps* @eazal must know this.

    😂

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      I haven’t watched Homme Fatale because I’ve heard some very bad reviews about the drama.
      The same reason I haven’t watched Big with uri Gong Yoo, or God’s Gift – 14 days with CSW.
      I’m very picky about my devoted love to my babes.
      But @yongsital… that hurt… 😂😂😂😂😂

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        Teehee. I know. I USED TO LOVE CSW so much (don’t tell Pickle about my use of past tense), but then Sisymess happened and I was done.

        My love for my past BBs is like wind: It comes, it goes.
        *pretends to sob*
        *hopes for the best for BB*

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          You’re lucky Pickle logs on DB even less than I do lately.
          Tsk, tsk, tsk… Sisymess was a mess but my love for CSW is intact.

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            You’re a good fan Eaz. Pickle will be so proud of you.

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          I see what you’re doing here….

          Hahaha. No worries. I’m happy there’s less competition for CSW πŸ˜‰

          Although, like Eaz, I avoid shows that are clearly bad. Somehow I knew Sisymess (I love that name hahaha) would be a disaster even before it aired, and didn’t make any effort to follow it.

          Whatever he has done, CSW will always and forever be in our hearts, right, Eaz?

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            Pickle how can you come here?
            Lol 😂 🥺😘
            *hugs* *shy*

            And yes, you have no competitor in me cos I’ll say cutely with BB for the time being.

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            Hahaha Lakes, Eaz and I, for sure, are in the CSW fan club. You’re welcome to return to base when you want to, although I see KSHbb has taken you away to another place. πŸ˜€

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        Yeah don’t watch it. It’s terrible. I’m heartbroken. 😭

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      Lol I’m baffled too but I was literally one minute in and heard Junho say two lines and had to do a double take. Like is this really my Junho that I’m so proud of? But I still finished it for him haha

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        Oh, you suffering for your love for Junho, like a FL In a drama… he’s wrong but I love him and I’m by his side.. awwww… cute!

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    I didn’t want to say it when it came out just before his enlistment because wanted to be supportive, but same. I think from start of filming to when it came out in theaters, the time felt relatively short. Perhaps it was rushed and it did feel rushed, plus bad directing. I couldn’t get the tone and/or the story didn’t dive in enough when it matters. And sadly…there wasn’t enough chemistry to make the romance convincing enough for that ending to have impact. 😭 Junho had sizzle with both females and males in his prior works so this is an anomaly. Honestly I think he do better with time so I’m looking forward to his new historical but in drama form.

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      Oh you’re right. In a span of 6 months they filmed and released it. I noticed it had JYPs logo in the beginning credits so I wonder if they’re to blame for the bad production? I guessed they wouldn’t end up together rather quickly so I didn’t care either for the ending reveal. Or I didn’t understand his thought process in turning the girl down. Like why dude? I don’t get it, you like her, she likes you, what correlation was there with his friend’s suicide and his relationship with Jung Somin’s character? Bad writing!! lol I’m sure he’ll do great with his new drama though. Looks like he’s been getting into character already so I’m positive! This was just a bad apple.

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    I watched it last year! Only now after the 2PM comeback did I realize who Junho is and that he was in that. I remember thinking he was a pretty dude at the time, but nothing else. It’s a silly movie, I’m not even sure if I didn’t fall asleep and miss some bit of it 🤔
    Now I really want to watch a Junho drama for Pretty Shallow reasons, but I guess I’ll go with Wok of Love ☺️

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      That’s a good one, although Just Between Lovers & Chief Kim top my list for him. He’s sleek & gorgeous in Chief Kim..ya know for shallow reasons lol but then again I always find him attractive so your pick, you can’t lose. 🤣

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You know I\’ve never been interested in Kim Soo Hyun\’s work but I finally saw him in action and props to him for his acting. I can see where the praise comes from.

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I promise I’ll shut up about 2PM after this post for a while but I just heard this song and it’s wonderful. Happy Monday~

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    I scrolled past this song on my playlist today because I couldn’t remember what it was and I was in the mood for something else, but seeing your post it’s too coincidental so I clicked. And I’m reminded of how much I love this song. 😭❤👍

    Underrated.

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    Oh, now you’re down the WooYoung rabbit hole!!
    He is so, so talented.
    Embrace your love for Jang WooYoung!!!

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Ever since Soyeon\’s comeback was announced I was hoping for her to meet 2PM at music shows and she did! She\’s always been so vocal on how big of a fan she is. She\’s so tiny in comparison lol.

Here\’s her showing off her albums and photo cards like the true fangirl she is.

Soyeon flexing her signed 2PM albums pic.twitter.com/t6B2LqY7lB— keeper 🍔🥬🙅🏻‍♀️ (@reminniescence) July 11, 2021

IG link: https://www.instagram.com/p/CRMKpVtF8Qf/?utm_medium=share_sheet

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    And then she explained she was so nervous about giving them the presents because she doesn’t like her handwriting that she wrote letter by letter because she wanted them to understand what she was writing. Took her two hours, and I thought it was so, so sweet. And all members posted pictures on their SNS and you could see how proud they were.
    It was all awwwwwwwwwwww.

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      Yeah the two hour part was adorable and understandable. She also kind of danced to Heartbeat in another Vlive. She’s adorable. I read Jun.K got teary eyed.

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2PM is a distraction from my drama watching schedule (I’ve watched absolutely nothing since last Monday). Junho is a distraction and Woo Young has grown to be a huge distraction. Send help.

This was so funny to me because he’s such a close second to being my favorite after Junho…

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    Wooyoung is a treasure and I’ve always felt like the most underrated member, when he’s so talented both as a dancer and as musician. But Wooyoung is also a free spirit that needs to be on his own.
    I just hope we will have lots of him after this comeback and that he doesn’t disappear as he always does.
    I love his sense of humour and how witty he is.
    He can change from cutie baby to sexy man in a minute.
    Khun said once he was the most dangerous member to women because he’s handsome and funny and women love men that make them laugh.

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      Really? I feel like he has a special charm that drew me right in. He seems really easy going and effortlessly funny. To be honest I fell in love with his Without You performance..ya’ know the one. ❤ Please don’t tell me he disappears lol I need more WY.

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Amidst all this 2PM fun I’ve also been keeping up with Soyeon’s solo comeback. I’m not sure I’ll like the song but her promos have been really innovative and fun. This is my favorite so far, where she plays her songwriting alter egos. I love her noble lady persona and the hanbok is so pretty on her. If anyone is interesting, her album medley was also unique with her personally presenting her songs.

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    Agree that the comeback teasers have been very creative! In the short docu she did at the start of the teaser schedule, you can tell she is very involved in the entire creative process behind the comeback. I’m a (G)I-DLE fan so I have a feeling I will like the song, but I’m really excited to listen to the entire album!

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      Hey there fellow fan lol. I liked the snippets in the two MV teasers more so maybe this song will warm up to me, kinda of how DumdiDumdi did. Regardless, Soyeon is something else. ❤She’s so talented. A few days left to go!!

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Beanies, we are hours away from 2PM\’s comeback. Words cannot describe the excitement. Never has waking up for work on a Monday been so exciting.

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I can\’t remember which beanie recommended Special Labor Inspector Jo to me a few weeks ago..but let me tell you, this show is fun in a unique subtle type of way. It\’s your typical good guys vs bad guys plot but its addicting. Also Kim Kyung Nam!

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    Yay!!! It was me 😁 Have fun watching!

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    @marcusnyc20 This is another watch I can recommend while waiting for the next batch of dramas. 😎

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    That was such a fun drama, and it stayed good until the end.

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      Reading that it delivers until the end is wonderful. Currently at episode 8 so I’m excited at what’s in store!

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    SLIJ is one of the best shows I’ve seen in recent years. I keep recommending it to everybody around this site.

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      You know what it reminds me of? Miss Korea. It has that nostalgic and slow burn vibe with a pinch of spunk. Does this make sense? Lol it may also be because it has an Every Single Day ost.

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        It should make sense because Miss Korea is also one of my favorites.

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