Shinees Key Reveals Why He Doesnt Use Birth Name As An Actor

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SHINee's Key reveals why he doesn't use birth name as an actor
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SHINee's Key reveals why he doesn't use birth name as an actor

SHINee's Key revealed why he doesn't use his birth name to promote as an actor like many idol stars tend to do.

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At the press conference for the upcoming MBC drama 'Bleak Night', Key shared, "At first, my agency asked me what I wanted to do about my name. Although a lot of people change their names, I thought I wanted to bring everything I've done as SHINee's Key with me."

He continued, "Everything I've worked on is as SHINee's Key, so I didn't think I had to change that. People who call me Kibum call me Kibum anyway. I didn't feel it meant a lot to change it, and I thought it would be better to use a name that many people know me by."

SHINees Key Explains Why He Doesnt Use His Real Name As An Actor
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SHINees Key Explains Why He Doesnt Use His Real Name As An Actor

Although many idols choose to go by their real names when they take on acting projects, SHINees Key has explained why he made the decision to be called by his stage name (rather than his real name Kim Kibum) as he establishes himself as a drama actor.

At a press conference on May 19 for his upcoming MBC drama Lookout, Key said, At first, my agency asked me what I wanted to be called.

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A lot of people change their names, but I thought that I should take everything with me that Id built up as SHINees Key, he continued. Since everything that Ive accomplished has been as SHINees Key, I thought there was no need for me to change it.

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