11 Times Lee Joon Ki was a romantic sweetheart
Scholar Who Walks the Night's Lee Joon Ki is making us fall in love with him all over again with his awesome performance as the hottest K-drama vampire. Here are 11 times Lee Joon Ki was a romantic guy. Take a look!
1. Lee Joon Ki's first kiss was with a girlfriend as a high school sophomore
Lee Joon Ki shared with fans his first kiss was in front of girlfriend's house when he was a high school sophomore.
2. He’s known for filming action scenes without a stuntman
He’s so athletic that he films action scenes all by himself. He holds a Taekwondo black belt.
3. He practices kiss scenes with his thumb
He said on a talk show in 2013, "I touch my lips with my thumb and practice like that in case there's a kiss scene in an upcoming drama." He shared his secret to a good kiss scene, which is to "practice focusing on looking pretty on camera, instead of trying to look experienced."
4. He went on a date with BoA
Lee Joon Ki said on a talk show in 2009, “Lee Hyo Ri introduced me to BoA in a casual setting," and added that, “I’ve been BoA’s fan. She’s an attractive friend.”
He also shared his honest feelings for his friends, saying, “At one point I did wish someone like Lee Hyori or BoA were my girlfriend. Isn’t this what all Korean men think though?” and smiled shyly.
5. He believes in destiny
He said in an interview about his ideal woman type, “I’m waiting for destined love.” He added, “I want a relationship where she and I compliment each other.”
6. He cares more about person’s heart than appearance
“It’s hard for me to pinpoint an attractive female type with with appearance,” he said in the same interview about his ideal type, adding that personality is more important to him than physical appearance when it comes to love.
7. He and Jeon Hye Bin looked so cute together, people thought they were dating
Just last month, he and actress Jeon Hye Bin of Joseon Gunman were rumored to be dating in real life. Their agencies denied the rumor, saying they’re just “close colleagues.”
Watch Lee Joon Ki and Jeon Hye Bin's chemistry on historic action drama Joseon Gunman:
8. He sleeps only with his underwear
He shared with fans at the same fan meeting the only thing he wears when he goes to sleep is his underwear, because he likes to feel the soft touch of his blanket.
9. He loves his fans
He says his fans motivate him to be a better, more mature actor. “I want to do well on my dramas because of my fans,” he said, “I also don’t do anything controversial, because I don’t want my fans to get hurt because of what I did.”
10. He’s not afraid to please his fans
He loves to communicate with fans on Instagram, and isn't afraid to make fun of himself to please his fans.
11. He and actor Kam Woo Sung received the Best Couple award
Lee Joon Ki and Gam Woo Sung received the best couple award at the Blue Dragon Film Awards for their performance on The King and the Clown in 2006. They were the first male couple to receive this award.
Watch Lee Joon Ki and Lee Yoo Bi's romantic performance on Scholar Who Walks the Night:
The fantasy melodrama Scholar Who Walks the Night tells a story of a cross-dressed girl who meets a mysterious man and finds out he’s a vampire. In addition to Lee Joon Ki, Lee Yoo Bi, Kim So Eun, and TVXQ's Changmin star in the drama.
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