Last year on 23 November North Korea shelled South Korea’s Yeonpyeong Island, which caused the death of two Marine Corps soldiers, South Korean star Hyun Bin has no fear of the situation intensifying between the two Koreas, he will be enlisting in early March, yesterday it broke in the media that he had voluntary applied to join the Marine Corps, which made netizens hold up their thumbs to praise his manliness, in addition there were fans that were worried about his safety and also concerned about his relationship stating: “what’s girlfriend Song Hyekyo going to do?”
Netizens Praise Both His Handsomeness and Spirit
South Korean “stars” generally serve through “substitute military service” or “artistic skills groups” etc, Hyun Bin has chosen to join the Marine Corps, if both Koreas engage in fighting, it is feared he will have to go into battle to defend his country. His management company revealed it was due to the influence of friends who are serving in the Marine Corps, he hopes to receive rigorous training to make himself stronger, last year on 24 December he had already taken part in the entry interview for the Marine Corps.
A master sergeant stated that after North Korea’s surprise attack on South Korea’s Yeonpyeong Island, the number of young people voluntarily joining the Marine Corps had increased, the competition rate for entry had increased from 3:1 to 4.3:1. If Hyun Bin successfully passes the interview, on 7 March he will be loudly singing enlistment happiness. As soon as the news came out, netizens praised him as being “both handsome and wealthy as well as having lots of spirit!” But his relationship with Song Hyekyo has again fallen into a haze of break up doubts.
“Secret Garden” Hilariousness Ratings Go to Number 1
Hyun Bin rose to popularity due to the 2005 Korean drama “My Name is Kim Samsoon”, in between there was a time when he became ratings poison, until late last year in “Secret Garden” where he swaps bodies with Ha Jiwon, his comedic acting revived him from the low point in his career, the drama’s ratings over nine days reached 30.6% to comfortably sit in first place over other dramas of the same time.
Rain and Leeteuk Also About to Enlist
In addition, after Rain completes filming of his new movie “Red Scarf” this year, he is scheduled to enlist in the latter half of the year; while idol group Super Junior’s leader Leeteuk also revealed on the programme “Enjoy Today” that he is about to enlist, they both have sturdy physiques, whether they will follow in Hyun Bin’s footsteps to join the Marine Corps is being watched closely.
Reporter: Zheng Yixun
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