Lee Jong Suk Reveals How He Gained Weight For His New Film

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Lee Jong Suk Reveals How He Gained Weight For His New Film
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Lee Jong Suk Reveals How He Gained Weight For His New Film

Lee Jong Suk talked about how he prepared to get in character for his new film VIP.

On July 31, Lee Jong Suk attended the press release of VIP held in Sinsa neighborhood of Seoul. In the film, the actor plays the role of a serial murderer who is the son of a North Korean official.

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Lee Jong Suk shared, In most movies, characters that appear as serial killers use a lot of their facial expressions and appear tense. In contrast, I loosened up as much as possible and let myself follow the senior actors.

Kim Jong Min Reveals The Reason Why He Gained Weight After Winning Daesang
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Kim Jong Min Reveals The Reason Why He Gained Weight After Winning Daesang

On the April 23 broadcast of KBS2s 2 Days 1 Night, the members enjoyed some instant noodles as a snack.

While they were doing so, the director commented to Kim Jong Min, It looks like you gained some weight. Kim Jong Min agreed, I weigh the most right now in all the three seasons of this show.

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The members and staff asked him why he gained so much weight, and Kim Jong Min shot back with a good-natured laugh, Because I drank so much alcohol after getting the big award.

Sleepy reveals he and Lee Kuk Ju are leaving 'We Got Married' + weight gain after joining
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Sleepy reveals he and Lee Kuk Ju are leaving 'We Got Married' + weight gain after joining

Sleepy revealed he gained over 22 pounds (10kg) after joining Lee Kuk Ju on 'We Got Married'.

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On the April 18th broadcast of SBS Power FM's 'Cultwo Show', Sleepy responded to questions about his onscreen wife, saying, "They said it was a secret, but the news of the end of our segment made headlines. There's not much time left now. We're half-divorced."

He continued, "I gained a lot of weight filming 'WGM'. I think it's because I ate a lot of good food. People say that I look better now that I've gained weight. When I was on 'Real Men', I weight about 143-146 pounds (65-66kg). Now I'm at almost 172 pounds (78 kg)."

Stars Who Have Lost/Gained Weight for Their Characters
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Stars Who Have Lost/Gained Weight for Their Characters

When actors and actresses give their all to the role they chose, they will put literally everything into their work. Such time is put into the effort of being one with their character including research, practice, and even changing their appearance. Certain characters are portrayed as someone with few extra pounds such as our lovely Bok-joo from "Weighlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo", and some are portrayed as thin, sensitive person like the doctor in "Bluebeard". Therefore, the actor and actresses will go on a strict diet to either gain or lose weight according to it.

Kim Jongmin Gained Weight After Winning Daesang Award: The Veteran In Variety Show Revealed The Reason
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Kim Jongmin Gained Weight After Winning Daesang Award: The Veteran In Variety Show Revealed The Reason

Kim Jong Min is a veteran in variety show. Even though he started his career as a singer, but he has been known more for his funny character in variety show. Recently, he talked about the reason of his gaining weight after winning Daesang.

After almost working for nine years in variety show "2 Days 1 Night," Kim Jong Min finally got Daesang Award in 2016, Asiastarzreported. It was like the prize for his hard work. He has been in the show, giving laughter to everyone for nice years. Thus, he was so happy receiving the Grand Prize. After the event ended, Junho posted a picture of him and Jongmin on his instagram to celebrate the winning.