Kim Jong Kook Says He Almost Quit Running Man Because Of Kang Ho Dong

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Kim Jong Kook says he almost quit 'Running Man' because of Kang Ho Dong?
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Kim Jong Kook says he almost quit 'Running Man' because of Kang Ho Dong?

Kim Jong Kook revealed he almost quit 'Running Man' because of Kang Ho Dong.

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On the July 29th episode of 'Knowing Brothers', Kim Jong Kook said, "'Knowing Brothers' is my last school," and Heechul responded, "You should quit 'Running Man'." 'Sparta' Kim Jong Kook then revealed, "I almost quit once because of someone," pointing out Kang Ho Dong.

He poked fun at Kang Ho Dong, saying, "On your way home, you should get a notification." This past February, 'Running Man' underwent some controversy for blind-siding Kim Jong Kook and Song Ji Hyo about their leave from the show.

Kang Ho Dong and Kim Jong Kook face off for a name tag game on 'Knowing Brothers'
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Kang Ho Dong and Kim Jong Kook face off for a name tag game on 'Knowing Brothers'

On July 29 episode of 'Knowing Brothers',Kim Jong KookandKang Ho Dongbattled it to see who would win in a name tag challenge.

The name tag game/challenge has gotten much popularity over the years through the show 'Running Man'. Many wondered for years as to what would happen if these two heavy hitters battled it out - they tried it out on 'Knowing Brothers' this week.

Check out the clip to see what happened on the show!

SEE ALSO: Kim Jong Kook says he almost quit 'Running Man' because of Kang Ho Dong?

Sistar's Hyolyn To Become Kim Jong Kook's Love Interest In 'Running Man'
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Sistar's Hyolyn To Become Kim Jong Kook's Love Interest In 'Running Man'

Sistar's Hyolyn is not yet through with all the fame and success that she is in now, as she is also reported to be making a guest appearance in the hit variety show, "Running Man". Reports have it that Hyolyn might be paired with Kim Jong Kook, making her as the possible love interest.

It has also been confirmed by one of the reports that Hyolyn has been said to be busy in filming for "Running Man", and that she is a solo guest of the variety show. She is said to appear in the April 30 episode and will be part of the 3 vs. 3 vs. 3 global project.

Fans Comment That Lee Kwang Soo And Kim Jong Kook Were Almost Nowhere To Be Seen On Running Man
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Fans Comment That Lee Kwang Soo And Kim Jong Kook Were Almost Nowhere To Be Seen On Running Man

In the latest episode of SBSs Running Man, which aired on April 23, Lee Kwang Soo and Kim Jong Kook were almost nowhere to be seen.

In this episode of Running Man, comedian Jang Do Yeon appeared as a guest and the cast was split into teams of three and had to go to three different locations. Then, the teams played different games to avoid getting travel tickets. The team who earns three tickets would have to endure a punishment, which was taking a trip to one of the most dangerous tourist spots in the world.

Kim Jong Kook Receives Backlash For Pointing Out Preference On Women, “Running Man” Viewership Ratings Hit Rock Bottom
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Kim Jong Kook Receives Backlash For Pointing Out Preference On Women, “Running Man” Viewership Ratings Hit Rock Bottom

Kim Jong Kook is under fire for his remarks towards women some people deemed sexist. During the episode of "Running Man" aired on April 30, Kim Jong Kook described physical attributes of his ideal woman that resulted in various reactions from netizens.

"Running Man" viewers were shocked when Kim Jong Kook said men would prefer to date short women over the tall ones when SISTAR's Hyorin asked what his ideal type was. He added he doesn't consider tall women as a woman, which obviously draws controversy. Netizens argued such remarks shouldn't even come out from the mouth of a public influencer like Kim Jong Kook.